busan, South Korea, Travel

Busan for Seollal – Day two at Gamcheon Cultural Village

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

South Korea, Travel, Ulsan

If I had a dollar for every time I ended up drinking beer barefoot in a Pagoda at 1 am..

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..

South Korea, Travel, Ulsan

A visit to the grocery store in Guyeong-Ri.

I was listening to the Expat cast recently and Nicole was talking about how easy it is to minimise day to day experiences when talking to family and friends. "I went shopping today" doesn't really tell the person I'm talking to what it looks like now that I'm in a different country. When we first… Continue reading A visit to the grocery store in Guyeong-Ri.

South Korea, Travel

A trip to the Post office in Ulju-Gun

From the title i know this doesn’t seem like an adventurous tale. And it probably isn’t if, I am being honest. But i felt like writing, so here goes! I have been meaning to go to the post office to send a package. I had already sent an envelope and that had been easy enough. Admittedly,… Continue reading A trip to the Post office in Ulju-Gun

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A stroll along Ilsan Beach and through Daewangam Park

Ilsan Beach (일산 해변) I have found leaving the house sometimes difficult since moving. I get really comfortable in our cosy, two bedroom apartment. I have routines, patterns. Before moving here I didn’t think I would struggle with exploring. When we go on holidays I am the first person to plan a day out to… Continue reading A stroll along Ilsan Beach and through Daewangam Park

South Korea, Travel

Moving overseas mid-Pandemic in 25 simple steps

I may have lied in the title. I did not think our first year of marriage would involve a pandemic. I definitely did not think our first year would involve a move to South Korea, partnered with a separate two week quarantine- but here we are. I want to cover my South Korea adventures in… Continue reading Moving overseas mid-Pandemic in 25 simple steps