Booking Flights

For the best flight deals, see my list below! 1. Skyscanner Skyscanner is often my first stop when looking for flights. The website is easy to navigate and the results page provides just the right amount of information for me to quickly find the best deal. Compare prices over an entire month – If you’re flexible

VIDEO: Sydney Apartment Tour

As I’ll be moving out soon, I thought I’d do a little tour of my apartment. This is a super small studio with a shared bathroom in Darlinghurst, a 30 min walk or a 10 min bus ride to the city. It’s located in Darlinghurst, one of the best places to live in Sydney, within

8 Days in Hong Kong

8 Days in Hong Kong This was my third visit to Hong Kong! I didn’t like Hong Kong very much at first, but after my third trip, I could see myself living there! Who I travelled with I was travelling with my partner Luke. He’s a foodie and did a ton of research on places

VIDEO: Boseong, South Korea

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

VIDEO: Seoul, South Korea

Seoul, South Korea After 5 months living and working in South Korea, my partner Luke, my sister and her partner flew over from Sydney.  It was one really hot summer but we managed to get through it! Check out our sweaty faces. Summer break in Seoul, 2015. Food Photos by Luke. This video features music

Hiking: Jirisan National Park

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).

VIDEO: Japan

After 12 months in South Korea, I went straight over to Japan for a trip with Luke. The above video covers our time in Tokyo, Sapporo, Kyoto and Hiroshima. Head over to Exploring Japan for what to see and do! Happy Travels! – Julie

Banking in Korea with KEB & NH

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