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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-Clichéd 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 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…

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…

Spring has Sprung

Spring has Sprung

A small taste of the photographs I took last weekend at the Gyeong-Ju Cherry Blossom Festival. No words can fully describe how beautiful spring is in South Korea…even if it only lasts a few weeks! Like this:Like Loading…

St Patrick’s Day Festival Seoul in Photos

St Patrick’s Day Festival Seoul in Photos

Sadly I was too busy on the day to take lots of photos like I usually do, but I thought I would share the few I did take anyway. For a full review of the day, check out THIS POST.…

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…

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…

Not beautiful enough to live in Korea

While they loved my dear friend Mandy (a 38-year-old with the skin of a 31-year-old, or so they said with much delight and awe), they kept telling me “smile bigger”, “smile with your eyes” “You’re too awkward” and “Still too awkward”. The 3 hours of sleep I had had the night before, many hours of dancing, cocktails, hours of shopping, match day pints and general tiredness was suddenly catching up with me and I simple did not have the energy to pose like a Korean.

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…

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…

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