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Hello Friends, it has been a while

I came here to update one of my cards with a new video link, and I realized that it's been forever since I actually looked at this website. I have no idea how anything works anymore LOL. BUT, I completely and totally forgot to include Vingle in probably my biggest adventure ever. Or maybe I mentioned it somewhere but forgot. IDK. Anyway, Snow in Seoul ACTUALLY WENT TO SEOUL. Over the summer I got to study abroad with Hanyang University, and I spent the entire month wandering around the city and seeing some pretty cool things. I mainly used Snapchat to document my trip, but those don't last forever and I forgot to save many of my stories :/ I did attempt to keep up with a blog here (<-click the word "here"), but I failed miserably and only made 2 posts while I was there. Here are some of the exciting things I witnessed:
1.) Learning a traditional Korean fan dance (and getting college credit for it YES PLEASE) that you can see here: https://youtu.be/LCemLdrGt68 2.) Going to SMTown and seeing the School Oz hologram musical 3.) Accidentally coming across the JYP building and seeing JYP himself coming out of the building (I still wish it was 2PM tho) 4.) Accidentally finding the SM building and FNC like 30 minutes after seeing JYP 5.) Going to an Epik High concert 6.) The shopping OMG it's amazing 7.) A cat cafe, a dog cafe, a sheep cafe, and a poop cafe 8.) The famous Trick Eye Museum 9.) The infamous torrential downpours that happen during the monsoon season 10.) Korean dating life 11.) Street food holy crap 12.) Going to a mud festival where you basically just cover yourself in this supposedly healthy skin-healing mud and party you little heart out 13.) Views from Namsan Tower (which I just realized could have been a really good Snapchat caption that I never used DAMMIT) 14.) So many gorgeous palaces like WOW it's amazing how so much history is maintained in Korea
There are definitely more things but I'm starting to lose my memory of the trip without looking at the pictures I took :( I unintentionally embraced the whole "let go of technology and explore" thing some people do when they travel, so I basically have no written memories of the trip :/ If you want, I can post more about it, or answer any questions you have ^_^
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WHAAAAAT I MISSED YOU AND AM SO HAPPY FOR YOU!!!!
Thank you ^___^ I missed you too!! I honestly had no idea if anyone would still remember me haha
I did the same thing when I was there, I kind of just stopped using my camera and just let myself experience everything properly :) I can't wait to go back and study there full time ^^
I've been counting down the days until I can start working there!
Please post more about it!! I loved my time studying abroad in Seoul, it literally changed my life :)
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