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.

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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

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Quarantine in Seoul

It’s been about two weeks since we left quarantine. I wanted to write about this sooner but I have instead taken time to adjust to our new apartment on the UNIST campus and orienting myself. UNIST stands for the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology. And as far as universities go it is relatively new… Continue reading Quarantine in Seoul

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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