How I’m Surviving the Heatwave in Korea

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 since observations started in 1907. The summer has sadly caused a number of fatalities, mostly

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England Has Beaches??

Yes. Are they cold? Yes. Are they sometimes just covered in tiny rocks that break your ankles? Yes. Are they the best place to get fish and chips? Heck yes. England has thousands of beaches along it’s coastlines. Don’t get me wrong you’re not gonna feel like you’re in the Maldives with crystal clear turquoise

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Jesmond Dene -A Little Patch of Serenity.

One thing I miss most about living in South Korea is easy access to a park. Sure there are small patches of grass with a few trees scattered about here, but unless you go climb a mountain there is nowhere really to get ‘lost’.  Having become father to a very good boy recently, my brother

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Alnwick Castle & Gardens

Situated in Northumberland, just north of Newcastle Upon Tyne, lies Alnwick castle. Still home to the duke and his family, it is the second largest inhabited castle in the UK. The castle has been a large part of English culture for many years, but gained more popularity as a tourist destination when the grounds were

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A Taste of Korean Tradition.

     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 open to the public year-round to explore.       The palace can be accessed by

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Watermelon Cold Noodles (수박 냉면)

   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 (Mul-naengmyeon: 물냉면), however today we went on a journey to find the ultimate summer lunch:

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Kaws Holiday @ Seokchon Lake!

Kaws has had a lot of success in Korea (and Asia in general) recently, having released a number of collaborations with affordable clothing Uniqlo, and having been a sucker for his work for the past 7? years… of course I’m going to be keeping my eyes out for anything he does in my area. So

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Chinatown After Dark!

     One of the most ‘touristy’ places in Incheon lies at the end of subway line 1 – China Town. The area lies opposite Incheon station, marked by the giant red gate at the entrance of the hill. If you want to sample Korean-style Chinese food, China Town is for sure the place to

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What is it ACTUALLY like to move to South Korea?

Let me start off by saying living South Korea has been everything I expected it to be. But also a whole lot of unexpected. It’s scary and exciting all at the same time. Luckily, my life in korea has treated me pretty well. I have a stable job, I live in a nice area and

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