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Top 10 Reasons to Join a Korean Gym

I am really enjoying working out at the moment and am well on my way to succeeding in my 9 week challenge to get my bikini body back in time for my trip to Cambodia. Apart from cutting out all…

Top 10 Korean Phrases – A Vlog

Last night myself and Shauna (from the amazing “What a Waygook” blog) decided to make our very first Vlog. We wanted it to be informative but also fun, so we decided to talk about the ‘Top 10 Korean Phrases’ that…

Small Town, Big Lights

It’s hard to believe that I have been back in South Korea for nearly 2 months now. As the, much overused, saying goes…time flies when you’re having fun! As it’s my second time here, all the things that were new,…

Royal Tombs of Joseon Dynasty

While exploring Paju yesterday, we came across s sign in Korean that pointed us in the direction of some the Samneung Royal Tombs. We had already admired views of North Korea from the Odusan Unification Observatory, payed our respects at…

Stunning views of North Korea

It’s not every day that you go on an adventure with two of your friends, in search of a Fortress, and end up less than 2km from North Korea! Well, that’s exactly what happened to me today! As Im living in…

The Scariest Place on Earth

Don’t ask me how or why exactly, but on Friday the other Munsan teachers and I ended up in a place Bill Clinton famously called, “The scariest place on Earth.” Anyone who knows me and knows my keen thirst for adventure will know I do not turn down offers to go to crazy places, in fact I LOOK for them.

Deokjeok-Do…A weekend of EPICNESS.

I find it hard to put last weekend into words. If there were a recipe for last weekend, it would without doubt make millions for event planners, and fun lovers the world over. Originally I wanted to start this post…

Hongdae Hongdae Hongdae!!!

Weekends in Korea tend to be a little bit…mental. As most foreigners here are either teachers,study abroad students or in the army…pretty much everyone works Moday to Friday and spends the weekend de-stressing, letting off steam, drinking, or going a little crazy.…

Frustration Station

Gah. Korea really drives me crazy sometimes. It’s not that there is in fact anything wrong with Korea, I just get frustrated that Korea isn’t more like home. Which is stupid, I know. But when you are tired and hungry…

Imagine You’re a Turkey…

…and thanksgiving is coming soon. Now, you really don’t want to be chosen for the dinner table. Write a speech explaining why your partner is a better choice to be eaten instead of you. This is the somewhat bizarre task…

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