A South African’s perspective on living and working in South Korea. Exploring the culture and wonders of the South.

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Duty Free Me!

With the wave of the festive season, comes the tide of travel and a change of season. And many of us in Korea want to escape the bite […]

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Seoul Lantern Festival 2013

It’s that time of the year again when the Seoul Metropolitan hosts its annual lantern festival. Since its inception in 2009, the festival has grown tremendously in popularity […]

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Bumming it in Busan

So being a Durban born girl, I grew up and lived there all my life, the ocean never phased me. And ever since I’ve moved to Korea the […]

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Costume hunting, Hongdae

Okay, so it’s that time of the year again, when hocus pocus fills the air, all things creepy go bump in the night and of course when classic […]

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Fortified Suwon!

Chuseok this year called for some much needed RnR, closer to home. I ventured around Seoul for a bit and just one of the many highlights for me, […]

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Out and about in Itaewon

A few friends and I recently headed out to the “foreigners” district in Seoul, namely Itaewon. Personally, heading here has become a real “out of Korea experience”. I […]

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Why Korea?

I was pretty ignorant about my move to Korea. Before arriving at Incheon  airport I hadn’t done any research on the town I’d be living in or made […]

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August: The farewell month

It’s that time of the year again, when the tide changes in teachers circles. It’s out with the old and in with the new (unless your contracts renewed). […]

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Places in Seoul to take anyone really

Well reflecting on the year that has been, I thought I’d write about my best times so far in the ROK. The year 2012-2013 was a really great […]

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Working tourist

So I moved to Korea almost a year ago and ever since I’ve been here I’ve always looked at Seoul through the eyes of an “ARC holder”. Recently […]

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