Well this week has been quite fun! It didn't go exactly as planned, but oh well. That's the joy of studying abroad, right?
Monday I was introduced to Indian curry and naan (delicious) followed by rocking out at noraebang. Going to karaoke on a Monday night was unexpected but extremely enjoyable! We only paid 2,000 won each for what ended up to be two hours of singing! I ended the night feeling like a rock star.
Tuesday was the start of the monsoon season. I would suggest that if you don't like rain, don't visit East Asia in the summer months. It tends to rain quite a bit. But if you enjoy the rain or don't mind, please come enjoy! The weather made it a great night for some udon, and I was okay with that.
The rain caused me to break down and finally buy an umbrella on Wednesday morning because it still hadn't stopped raining. I guess I should have realized that it would be a forecasting for how my test would go... But I ignored it, silly me.
To kill the bad test blues, I went to dinner with friends, got ice cream, and then hung out eating odd snacks (like crab crackers, dried squid, and Japanese gummies) and watching Bewitched. It was quite a fun night.
Thursday, still raining, I had my last day of class for the week, nearly cried from the spices in the cafeteria's dinner, and enjoyed a night in thinking I would be headed to Daegu the next morning.
Friday when I woke up late, I decided to take it easy for the day and not be out too much. But in the short time I was out, I got myself a free coffee!! Starbucks was handing out tall pikes to anyone who waited in line for them. It was delicious. And so much stronger than anything else I've had here in Korea.
Saturday included another day of sleeping in and taking it easy and then heading out to the club for some fun. If you ever visit Seoul and want to do some clubbing, I would highly suggest NB2 in hongdae. It was fun, and we danced so long that when we exited the club the sun was up and shining... But that also meant the trains were running which is much cheaper than catching a cab!
Today is a lazy day for recovering and studying. Tomorrow marks the beginning of week five. I can't believe that I only have two weeks left to spend here in Korea. The time is flying by far too fast for me to handle.