The Change of Seasons

When studying literature the changing of seasons are often used to symbolize different ideas such as the passing of time or age. For example, Spring tends to symbolize new life and happiness whereas winter will often symbolize death or illness. Autumn, on the other hand, tends to symbolise maturity and sadness or preparation for change.…

What is TOPIK? Why does she mention it from time to time?

Firstly I would like to apologize for not writing any posts for the last few weeks. I’ve been extremely busy with TOPIK exams and offline classes (YES!!! You read that right. After 9 months in Korea I started offline classes- I will write a separate blog post about that) Most of my year has been…

Finding Fiji in the Middle of Seoul

HAPPY FIJI DAY!!! A Special post to celebrate 50 years of independence!!!Fiji is a small country so it’s not every day that you meet someone else who is also from Fiji. However, I was lucky enough to find a small community of Fijians while on holiday in Seoul. HAPPY FIJI DAY! From Gwangalli Beach, Busan…

Recap of my 4 day trip to Paju (파주시)

Hello! It’s been quite a while since I’ve written a blog post or even thought about the blog. If you read the last post you know that I’m currently on summer holidays. Last Sunday I arrived back from travelling around Seoul and Paju.Since moving to Korea this was probably the first ‘touristy’ trip I’d taken,…

Summary of my First Week on Holiday in Korea.

Those of you who read my last blog know that I am currently on holiday. So what did I get up to during my first week of summer break? Friday: There weren’t any official lessons today but we did have a short closing ceremony through ZOOM with all the other students enrolled at the language centre.…

A Re-cap of My First 5 Months in Korea

Friday the 24th of July officially marked five months living in Korea. It also marked the end of my first semester doing my Korean Intensive Language program. It’s hard to believe that I’ve been in Korea on my own for five months. Today, I’ve decided to give you a short recap of some of the…