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안녕하세요? Greetings from Seoul, South Korea!

안녕하세요! Annyeonghaseyo! Which means hello in Korean language.

Hi, I’m Leopold Ringbom from Finland and I’m studying Electrical engineering in Finland and also here in Soongsil University, Seoul, South Korea where I run my Student Exchange. I made really big mistake because I choose to be here just one semester. I been now here already 3 moths and last month just started. It seems that I would not have had time to do anything yet although I have traveled and go around South Korea a lot. If you have possible to be here at South Korea more than one semester, be more than one semester!

Here at Seoul the local culture is very nice and best thing here is FOOD! You have to go and taste everything. For me the best one was Korean barbecue (picture is below). And if you are coming here to South Korea take one Korean Language course because local people like very much when you speak or at least try to speak Korean language.

Here are some pictures. Enjoy!


Changing of the guard ceremony at Gyeongbokgung Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace and local pose
Korean Barbecue
Korean one of the largest water theme parks
Korean nightlife is one of the best in the world. Seoul never sleeps!
Picture from Seoul firework festival.
Our car and apartment at Jeju island.
View from volcano at Jeju island
We were looking to North Korea from DMZ which is demilitarized zone between South and North Korea
T express at Everland which is Korean biggest amusement park. Top speed 104km/h.
Seoul tower at night.
One of the gardens inside the Gyeongbokgung Palace
View to Seoul from really old Bukchon Hanok Village
Here you can see Seoul old and new part together
Old military uniforms from Korean war