Korea is known for its beautiful palaces and temples, especially Haedong Yonggungsa Temple situated right on the coast of Busan. Continue reading Haedong Yonggungsa, Busan (해동 용궁사)
For me, Christmas cannot be Christmas without some twinkling lights – whether they be on a tree, hanging from your banister or wrapped around your cat when it destroys the tree for the 40th time this week. I don’t have … Continue reading Seoul Christmas Festival 2018 (서울 크리스마스 페스티벌)
Home of the famous pink grass! Continue reading Winter at Haneul Park, Seoul (하늘공원)
It’s Dumble-a-dorable! Continue reading Harry Potter in Hongdae? (Kings Cross 934)
About 2 hours from Incheon (or about 1 from Seoul) Lies a little secret fluffy haven in Hongcheon, Gangwondo. Alpaca world is a ‘farm’ where you can meet alpacas alongside many other animals! Disclaimer: The park is clean and … Continue reading Alpaca World!
Ok so by now you’ve probably heard of cat cafes. Many cities all over the world have at least one, including my little home..city,` Newcastle (I think we have 2 now actually) Animal cafes in korea are everywhere. Not only … Continue reading I Love Every Type of Cat [2Cats Cat Cafe, Insadong]
Every year Seoul holds its international fireworks festival on the banks of the Han River. Year after year over a million people flood to this event, which is the main reason that I’d never ventured there before. (Living in Incheon … Continue reading Seoul International Fireworks Festival 2018
Summer 2018 has been a hot one in Korea, as well as the rest of the world. With temperatures soaring to 40 degrees C in some places it is the hottest summer on record since 1994 – the second hottest … Continue reading How I’m Surviving the Heatwave in Korea
Right in the middle of Seoul’s modern city is a taste of tradition in the form of Gyeongbok Palace (경복궁). Built in 1395, the palace has been home to Korea’s royalty over the generations. Today the palace is … Continue reading A Taste of Korean Tradition.
With summer temperatures in Korea often soaring over 35 degrees celsius, cooling food and drinks are a must! One of the most popular summer dishes is cold noodles, either mixed (bibim-naengmyeon: 비빔냉면) or in a soup … Continue reading Watermelon Cold Noodles (수박 냉면)