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
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..
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.
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
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
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
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