Showing posts from February, 2014

Around Konkuk (건대입구)

I previously shared photos of Konkuk's campus and the KU:L House dorms, and today I have the final post of photos from Kondae. These are just a few of the general area around the school and places we used to go all the time.

Spiced fig tea - surprisingly delicious

I swear there is little better than curling up with a cup of tea and a book on a snow day. Not to mention how amazing it feels on a sore throat, which I've had this past week. Needless to say, I've basically spent my days doing the above.

Even when I am not sick, I drink at least a cup everyday (usually more). My aunt gave me a 12 sampler from David's Tea for Christmas this year, and I can't tell you how excited I was.

Spiced Fig tea
I generally have issues with fruity teas being too strong, but this one is delicious. It's just the right amount of fruit. It just has a nice sweet, warm flavour. 
Ingredients: Apples, cranberries, black mission figs, calimyrna figs, dates, almonds, rose hips, cloves, natural vanilla flavoring.

I love looking at loose leaf teas, and I love that you can see the fruit and nuts in this one. That probably makes me sound weird, eh?

I have an unusually large tea cup collection. When my Dad moved to TX, and I moved to my current home, I ended…

Konkuk University, KU:L House dorms

I left the last post with a photo of the forest path that leads to the dorms, so here I'm going to pick up the tour with the dorms! Living in the dorms at Kondae is a bit different than living in dorms in the States. The rules are definitely stricter than my own school's (although the commonality is no alcohol!). Here's a few:
Boys and girls are kept secret and cannot enter each other's halls No guests! You have to scan your card to get in and out of the building. Somewhat enforced curfew (which I broke a couple times) Point system - you get points when you break a rule. I only remember that breaking curfew was two. If you are only staying for one semester, these don't affect you. So you can kinda collect as many as you wish. If you are going back, these can get you kicked out of the dorm in the next semester.