Busan, South Korea A couple of days in Busan with my bf, sister and her partner. Busan is extremely humid during the summer so avoid travelling then (July/August) if you can!
Gyeongju, South Korea Exploring Korea’s ancient city, Gyeongju. Group photos by Su Hun. Music: Milky Chance – Flashed Junk Mind (filous remix)
Boseong Green Tea Fields AUGUST 2015 Music from Audioblocks available under a Royalty Free License Agreement. We met the cutest Korean couple on this trip! If you’re up for a trek, consider the green tea fields at Daehan Dawon Tea Plantation in Boseong. Who I travelled with. My friends from Goseong! We’re all ESL […]
Summer in Seoul After 5 months in South Korea, my boyfriend Luke, my sister and her partner flew over from Sydney. It was one friggin hot summer but we managed to get through it! Below is a video of our time together in Seoul- check out our sweaty faces… A video of my summer break […]
HIKING: JIRISAN NATIONAL PARK DECEMBER 2015 Jirisan is South Korea’s largest national park. It covers 3 provinces, Gyeongsangnam-do, Jeollanam-do and Jeollabuk-do, and is a hiker’s paradise! The second tallest mountain in South Korea, Mount Jirisan can be found standing here at 1915m above sea level – the tallest being Mount Hallasan on Jeju Island (1950m). […]
BANKING IN KOREA WITH KEB & NH Expat banking in South Korea can be extremely stressful… Language barriers, onerous security requirements and the lack of expat-friendly products/services are just the start. Withdrawing and transferring money locally was easy, it was the process of getting online access to my accounts and overseas remittance that offered the biggest headaches. The thought […]
KOREAN APARTMENT TOUR & WHERE TO SHOP A tour of my apartment in Goseong, South Gyeongsang province, 5 months after moving in. When my co-teacher first showed me this apartment, I was quite shocked as there was no bed, no table, no chair, no kitchen supplies whatsoever and I was supposed to sleep there that […]
LEAVING KOREA ? SHIP YOUR BELONGINGS It’s time to leave Korea. Despite efforts to be a minimalist, I’ve accumulated quite a bit of stuff over the year… I sent all my belongings home as ‘surface mail’ (by sea) using Korea Post. It’s way cheaper than engaging the services of companies like ‘World Baggage‘ or to send as airmail. The first […]
CHANGWON INTERCITY BUS TERMINAL: SCHEDULE Updated as at February 2016. Below is the bus schedule as displayed at Changwon Intercity Bus Terminal. Check out my post Getting around South Korea for the bus schedule at other intercity bus terminals.
SOUTH JEOLLA PROVINCE, SOUTH KOREA 28 September 2015 The rock formations that surround Hongdo Island are absolutely breathtaking! If you’re not going to take a boat tour (22,000 won, 2 hours) to see them, I’d give Hongdo a miss. Few things about the tour: The boat tour runs twice a day but during Chuseok, there was only […]