A sign of life

Cherry Blossom trees in 혜화 This week the cherry blossoms started blooming which officially marks the beginning of spring. It's still a bit too cold in Incheon but slowly flowers and leaves are starting to appear on trees. As they started to show signs of life after a harsh winter, I also decided to make…

1 year Intensive Korean Language Program Complete!!

I am FINALLY on holiday. I had classes all through Christmas and New Year, now I can finally say that I am finished. I’m not going to lie, it wasn't easy having to do classes through this period. Watching all my friends enjoying their holiday while I was stuck in my room having classes eventually…

My First Christmas Away from Home

In the early hours of Christmas morning, I sat in bed listening to Christmas music re-living some of my favourite Christmas memories that I'd mentally collected over the years. I think my youngest Christmas memory is sitting on the floor crossed-legged in a position that I’m surprised I can still walk today playing with a…

Korea’s Third Wave of Corona & My Experience With Offline Classes

In the last few weeks, the number of daily infections has spiked in South Korea reaching similar values to the first wave which was in February. Last week the country introduced higher levels of social distancing which meant that various establishments are now under strict health and safety requirements or have even been shut down.…

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,…