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A Girl’s Guide To Seoul: Everything You Need To Know

A Girl’s Guide To Seoul: Everything You Need To Know

This post of for you if you are a girl living in Seoul and looking for: big shoes, a hairdresser for blonde hair, advice on a good gym, jimjilbang etiquette or you are looking for funky cafes!

“I’m not getting in the car!” – A Half Marathon Abduction

“I’m not getting in the car!” – A Half Marathon Abduction

When I signed up to run my first ever Half Marathon in Korea, I never imagined I would find myself limping along a motorway, having ran consistently for 18km, suddenly being shouted at my some strange Korean man telling me to…

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.…

A fusion of cultures – St Patrick’s Day in South Korea

Listening to an American Military Brass band open an Irish Festival in South Korea by singing Ireland’s call on a day that many will remember for Ireland’s Six Nations victory, was not something I will easily forget. Speaking on stage…

Generation Emigration – St Patrick’s Day in South Korea

Each day this week on the Irish Times website, members of Irish communities around the world will be sharing plans for St Patrick’s Day where they live. Today, I had the opportunity to share my experiences in South Korea and…

Pharrell Williams – Seoul is also HAPPY!

Pharrell Williams – Seoul is also HAPPY!

With the help of my amazing friends, and quite a few total strangers, I just finished filming, editing and uploading a Seoul remake of the Pharrell Williams HAPPY music video. Considering all filming was done on smart phones and the entire video…

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…

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…

Tales from a late night JimJilbang

On our weekly adventures in Hongdae recently (that’s the hip and happening nightlife district of Seoul, for those not in the know!) I have been fading early and am no longer able to pull those all-nighters like I used to.…

Big is Beautiful – Except in South Korea

Last weekend was a disaster.  Total disaster. It actually started on a high note as I had just been paid and was looking forward to doing some serious damage in the shops around Seoul on Saturday. The weather has been…

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