One of the bonuses of living in Ulsan is the many mountains that surround it. I may not be in the hustle and bustle of Seoul, but you can't deny it's beautiful out here. The Yeongnam Alps covers about 250 km of terrain. Shinbulsan is a pretty famous landmark and one I am yet to… Continue reading Yeongnam Alps
We got a car back in February and I honestly haven't spoken about it until now because it was A LITTLE HECTIC. First and foremost The main reason I want to document this series of events was because it was a little stressful- for a few reasons. It is no secret that I get stressed… Continue reading Things I wish had known before buying a car in Korea
What a view, right? We had been worried we would have nothing to do today. A lot of things and places were closed for the holiday but luckily, we decided to try our luck in Gamcheon and I am so glad we did! Gamcheon cultural village is a seaside district in Busan made up of… Continue reading Busan for Seollal – Day two at Gamcheon Cultural Village
It has been a quick minute since I have posted on here. I have had some stuff due for uni and with COVID restrictions and the cold weather I hadn't had a lot to write about as we weren't going anywhere new. BUT! We finally ventured beyond Ulsan over the Seollal (Lunar New Year) weekend… Continue reading Busan for Seollal – Day one
I braved the city last week and finally visited the library- Something I had been wanting to do for weeks but that I had been avoiding. I think I was worried I would be disappointed, maybe? I was very wrong! I had been worried there wouldn't be much of a range of books written in… Continue reading A trip to Ulsan Metropolitan Library
An oceanside temple, Korean Bbq, Bayleys spiked coffee in the park- New Years was pretty great this year. Whilst Ben was stuck at work I travelled about 45 minutes outside of Ulsan- Thank god for good friends with cars! HaeDong Yong Gung is a Buddhist temple positioned on the rocky coastline. It was constructed in… Continue reading New Years Eve at Yong Gung Temple
2020 was a big year. But it ended with us enjoying our first Christmas living in South Korea! It was not our first Christmas away from home- technically that was two years ago on holiday in Scotland. That is one of my most favorite travel memories- a rowdy Christmas Eve followed by a recovering Christmas… Continue reading Our first Expat Christmas.
I haven't posted in a while. Unfortunately, COVID cases are increasing for Ulsan which means cafes and pubs are restricting hours again. It's necessary but it still sucks. I don't really have a topic for today but we went out for some AMAZING food last week and I wanted to share. BIBIMBAP CAFE We visited… Continue reading Eat, drink, sleep, repeat.
I would have one dollar. It's not a lot but it's worth mentioning that it happened even once. This weekend I had one of my most memorable experiences in Ulsan yet and it ended with this view. Ben and I had arranged to go to a vegetarian restaurant with friends we met at JJ's pub… Continue reading If I had a dollar for every time I ended up drinking beer barefoot in a Pagoda at 1 am..