The Harsh Realities of Winter

When I read the weather report saying we were due for a cold weekend as ‘the Siberian cold front is moving south toward the Korean peninsula’. I couldn't help but think that the weather report sounded like something out of the Will Jaeger series (one of my favourite book trilogies). I imagined I was sitting…

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…

Samgwangsa Lantern Festival (삼광사 연등축제 )

On Saturday afternoon my mum messages me because she hadn't heard from me all day. ‘Hey Bua, what’s the plan today?’ She was probably expecting that I went to a café with my friends or I went to the beach or something touristy and fun like I do most weekends. ‘I’m at a Buddhist Temple,…