France

Doing a Ski Season in France

It seems like an age ago that I did a ski season in Courcheval. 3 whole years in fact, although it seems like a life time. It is still one of the best things I done, as well as one of the most utterly exhausting. Even compared to backpacking across India, it is still more …

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Korea Seoul

5 Free Things to Do in Seoul

I am terrible at budgeting and frequently run out of money before. It doesn’t matter how hard I try, I’m always skint. Therefore, I have become pretty adept at finding cheap things to do in Seoul. Generally, a trip to Seoul is not going break your bank. Compared to many other capital cities, it’s really …

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Thailand

Visiting The Grand Palace, Bangkok

No trip to Bangkok is complete without a visit to the Grand Palace. I’ll put my hands up here and be honest. It wasn’t until my 4th trip to Bangkok that I finally found the time to visit. I couldn’t believe how beautiful it was! I am perhaps a bit of a philistine, but I …

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Korea Seoul Teaching in Korea

1 year in South Korea

Introduction I feel like I have been in South Korea forever, but I have only just had my year anniversary! It has been a long year, full of both the good and the bad. A good old reflection is always healthy so I thought I would talk about different aspects of my life here. Obviously, …

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Korea Seoul Teaching in Korea

20 Korean Food Challenge

Korean food is one of my main struggles here. I feel like I am generally pretty adventurous when it comes to food. Trying new things to eat is usually one of the first things I do when I visit a new place. I would say I’m quite a fussy eater in my everyday life but …

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Japan

How to Spend a Budget Day in Kyoto

  I visited Tokyo last year and left a little overwhelmed. It was not what I had expected, and many of the experiences had paled in comparison. I also think living in Seoul already had affected this. Much of what I expected from Tokyo was already in Seoul, such as the technology and sky scrapers, …

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Laos Southeast Asia

Laos: Vientiane Buddha Park

Vientiane If you travel to Laos, chances are you’ll find yourself in Vientiane. It’s the first town you reach if you are travelling from Bangkok. As the capital, I was naively expecting something on par with Bangkok or Phnom Penh. Vientiane is nothing like this. Far smaller, it boasts a population of only 210, 000 …

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Heyri Art
Korea Seoul

Heyri Art Village

It’s safe to say that a week in Japan has bankrupted me. With a long stretch before pay day, I have been on the scout for fun, cheap things to do in Seoul. Luckily Seoul has lots of offer. Somebody had mentioned Heyri to me a while back but the epic subway journey put me …

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