Top 10 Unusual Travel Destinations for 2015

Top 10 Unusual Travel Destinations for 2015

After reading this great post by Elite Daily outlining '50 Unpredictable And Non-Clich├ęd Places To Travel To In Your 20s', I thought I would write my own list of unusual travel destinations which I think you should check out. Not all of you though, don't want these secret places getting too touristy … [Read more...]

All Aboard The Koreana – Tall Ship Sailing Cruise

All Aboard The Koreana – Tall Ship Sailing Cruise

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to spend the weekend cruising on 'The Koreana', a Korean Tall Ship capable of sleeping almost 50 people. The trip was organized by WinK Travels, and included two days cruising around the Southern coast of Korea and stopping off on 2 islands along the way. One of … [Read more...]

A Korean Island Escape – Camping on a Deserted Island

A Korean Island Escape – Camping on a Deserted Island

When I signed up last-minute to a weekend camping trip on a deserted island off the West coast of Korea last weekend, I had no real idea what to expect. As some poor unfortunate soul dropped out on the Friday morning, I jumped at the opportunity to take their spot and spend what was predicted to … [Read more...]

YongPyong Resort – A Winter Wonderland

YongPyong Resort – A Winter Wonderland

Last weekend my friend Sonja and I headed to Phoenix Park and Yongpyong resort for a mini vacation. It was so good to get away for a few days and the scenery up in the mountains was spectacular. We spent all day saturday hitting the slopes in Phoenix Park ski resort which has a great variety of … [Read more...]

SantaCon Seoul 2013

SantaCon Seoul 2013

Last weekend myself and about 8 friends from Paju attended SantaCon in Seoul, which is a gathering of 100's of people all dressed as Santa Claus, his elves and everything in between parading around Seoul's nightlife district singing Christmas Carols and simply being merry. I ordered 3 elf costumes … [Read more...]

Not beautiful enough to live in Korea

Not beautiful enough to live in Korea

Over the weekend, I went to a Soccer game in Seoul World Cup Stadium with a big group of friends. We had all had a very late night/early morning the night before so were a little worse for wear come Sunday afternoon. Lack of makeup and unwashed hair aside, we spent the day cheering on Seoul FC and … [Read more...]

Cheesetastic – Acting out for a Korean TV show

Cheesetastic – Acting out for a Korean TV show

For any of you that read this blog regularly you'll know that there is never a dull moment in my life in Korea. This week, yet again, has so far proved to be eventful...and it's only Tuesday!! So yesterday evening my boss came bursting into the staff room and asked me and my colleagues if we would … [Read more...]

Halloween 2013 – Busan Fireworks Festival

Halloween 2013 – Busan Fireworks Festival

Last weekend I celebrated Halloween in South Korea for the 2nd time (albeit 3 years apart!) and have to say I was yet again HIGHLY impressed with the high standard of halloween costumes. As Koreans don't celebrate halloween the only people dressed up were the "Waygooks" (Korean word for foreigners!) … [Read more...]