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What main languages are spoken here?:

The main language spoken here is Korean. However, many signs have an English translation for those who don't speak Korean. 

What type of money is used here?:

In Korea, the money used is called the Korean won (KRW).


How much does a bottle of water cost?:

A 1.5-liter bottle of water costs around 1,350 KRW, which is worth approximately one USD and some change.

What was the best meal this week?:

This week I had grilled mackerel (고등어 구아 ) for the first time. The fish is grilled and served as the main dish, accompanied by many different side dishes like mixed rice, kimchi and bean sprouts. It was delicious!


What music did I listen to this week?:

This week I listened to K-Pop with my friends. They introduced me to new bands like N.C.T. My favorite song from the band is "Firetruck". I like that the band has many different subgroups. 


What activity was the most fun this week?:

This week I took time to explore Seoul with my friends. We discovered many interesting restaurants that we want to try in the future. The restaurants offer a variety of dishes, so some are similar to home-cooked Korean meals and others are quick street food bites.