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My Experience of Burning Man Festival

My Experience of Burning Man Festival

I love a good festival, especially when I was younger. Live music, fresh air, and endless instant noodles are all things I secretly love. When I was in my early twenties, I would go to festivals all summer long. Scrimping and saving to afford it […]

4 Non-Fiction Books to Read This Winter

4 Non-Fiction Books to Read This Winter

Having studied Literature at university, I tend to read mostly fiction books. I regularly have to remind myself that a whole world of non-fiction books exists! Saying that, I have read and studied several non-fiction books and enjoyed (most!) of them!   I am a […]

Seeking Solace in Seoul Forest

Seeking Solace in Seoul Forest

As it gets colder, I am frantically trying to enjoy the outdoors as much as I can. Once winter comes, I will rarely venture outside. It is a shame because I love being outside in the fresh air, although how fresh the air is in […]

Escape from Camp 14: A North Korean Account

Escape from Camp 14: A North Korean Account

North Korea is a subject and place that is surrounded in intrigue and shadows. With rising tensions regarding Kim Jong-un’s nuclear aspirations, Seoul can be a pretty scary place to live.   I find mystery often renders things more distressing, so I have set myself […]

5 ESSENTIAL KOREAN BEAUTY PRODUCTS

5 ESSENTIAL KOREAN BEAUTY PRODUCTS

Korean beauty is EVERYWHERE. I can’t go on any fashion website without seeing it. Topshop, Urban Outfitters and ASOS are all selling Korean beauty. Interestingly, many of these products I have never seen in Korea.   When I moved here, I was keen to start […]

Copenhagen on a Budget

Copenhagen on a Budget

Scandinavia is often overlooked as a travel destination. Tales of extortionate prices and biting cold have often caused me to choose other European destinations, such as Portugal and France. When RyanAir offered super cheap flights to Copenhagen, it seemed like a fantastic time to finally […]

What I Learned Staying with a Jungle Tribe

What I Learned Staying with a Jungle Tribe

Living in the jungle with an Indonesian tribe teaches you a lot about yourself. Obviously, lots of it is rather clichéd, but that doesn’t mean it is any less important. However, I will try and avoid being too predictable here, although I’m not how successful […]

5 Podcasts for Winter Nights

5 Podcasts for Winter Nights

With the nights closing in and the temperature dropping, winter is decidedly on its way. With no Christmas markets or mulled wine in Seoul, I’ve had to rethink how I deal with winter! It is unimaginably cold here, at least compared to a childhood in […]

Korean Food: Dak Galbi

Korean Food: Dak Galbi

On my bid to experience more Korean food, I am always asking people good things to try. Things generally that don’t involve kimchi! Dak galbi is often recommended and is something I really enjoy. I have now tried it a few times and would say […]

5 Travel Beauty Essentials 

5 Travel Beauty Essentials 

Micellar Water  I generally have pretty clear skin, but whenever I go travelling it immediately gets a bit clogged up. I think it’s the combination of daily sunscreen and sweat (beautiful, I know!). Anyway, keeping my face clean and pores unclogged becoming critically important when I’m away! While […]