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.…

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…

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,…

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…

GKS application process part 3: Actually getting to korea

Since you’ve been reading my Korea blogs for a few months now you can probably tell I got through to the final round. When I read the announcement I still couldn’t believe that I had actually got the scholarship and that I was going to be spending the next 5 years in Korea studying the…