Boryeong Mud Festival

Boryeong Mud Festival

Only 1 week back in Korea and I find myself rolling around on a mud flat surrounded by about 100 others foreigners and preparing to run a 5km "Mud Marathon". This could only happen at the Boryeong Mud Festival, an annual festival held on Daechon beach on the West Coast where 1,000's of Koreans and … [Read more...]

Helipad Lounge – Kuala Lumpur

Helipad Lounge – Kuala Lumpur

While in Kuala Lumpur last week I heard about an amazingly unique "pop up" bar, located on a helipad on the 36th floor of an office building in the centre of the city. Pretty cool, right? Well I spent 2 days searching for the place and simply could not find it. I knew it was in an office tower … [Read more...]

Ten things you NEED to know about Ireland

In line with my Irish patriotism this week, and declaring war on anyone stupid enough to refer to St Patrick as 'st patty', I am dedicating this post to the little (but awesome) nation of Ireland. So here is a list of things you may have thought were Irish but aren't and things you may not have … [Read more...]

The Seoul-Mazing Race

The Seoul-Mazing Race

Shouts of "I"ve got a bottle of VODKA..whoop whoop!!", despite having just signed a race waiver that forbade the possession or consumption of alcohol, was a pretty good indication of how the day ahead was about to pan out; full of rule breaking, alcohol consumption and endless high … [Read more...]

Ciúnas! Bóthar! Cailín! Bainne!

Ciúnas! Bóthar! Cailín! Bainne!

In line with my Irish patriotism this week I am dedicating this post to the little (but awesome) nation of Ireland. So here is a list of things you may have thought were Irish but aren't and things you may not have thought were Irish but are!! Confused yet? You will be! 10. Saint Patrick was … [Read more...]

Bye Bye Bad Blogs

Bye Bye Bad Blogs

Blackout Korea; This site displays photos of people passed out in public all over Korea. Too much soju, too much cass. Too far from home. This site has been featured on many other sites, some newspapers and magazines and appears to have caused a lot of controversy in the last year. It has now been … [Read more...]

Too much nakednesss…not enough space

Too much nakednesss…not enough space

Young Korean woman walking around with towels the size of handkerchiefs and not too bothered about being exposed. Tired little, socialites sitting on the ground in front of their designated lockers attempting to remove their layers of make-up, remnants from the night before. Unlike my first visit … [Read more...]

Spent all my money on whiskey and beer

Spent all my money on whiskey and beer

 When I go to a country it is not about how many museums I have visited, how many temples I've stayed in or how many photos I have taken...it is about how much of my time I can admit to being truly happy. I can honestly say that the last 3 months in Korea has been a chain of one hilarious moment … [Read more...]

St Patrick comes to Melbourne

St Patrick comes to Melbourne

St Patricks Day, the nations favourite holiday, and a worldwide celebration of all things Irish. Leprechanuns, Irish dancing, Riverdance, Shamrocks and all things green. Oh and did I mention drinking? Lots and lots of drinking. Guinness, Bulmers, pints, shots, pub crawls, drinking marathons...all in … [Read more...]