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SEOUL: East Dulwich Café, Gangnam

One of the things I miss most about living in Seoul is the plethora of beautifully-styled cafes and coffee shops. Although I made a conscious effort to experience as many as I could, I feel like I haven’t even scratched the surface! Embarrassingly, it took me a ridiculously long time to visit East Dulwich Café, …

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I’m Moving Back to the UK

After 18 months, I am finally leaving Seoul. It feels weird to be writing it, as I still don’t feel like it’s actually happening! Living so far from home it’s easy to forget life is carrying on back home. I’ve always known Seoul wouldn’t be my permanent home. I love it here, but I find …

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SEOUL: Mr Holmes Bakehouse

One of my favourite things in the world is pastry. As somebody who is gluten intolerant (pretty seriously), I am willing to go wild and risk it all for a croissant. There’s just something so glorious about flakey, buttery pastry. I am often guilty of adding extra butter (and then I wonder why I’ve gained …

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SEOUL: Exploring Gangnam

When I tell people I live in Seoul, most of them look at me with vague confusion. ‘Is that in Japan or China?’ they usually ask. Then I tell them I live in Gangnam, and suddenly they remember South Korea’s favourite song! Yes, the one with the dance… But it’s so much more than a …

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5 Reasons You Should Fall in Love With Hongdae.

Hongdae is everything you expect from Seoul. It’s one of the most popular areas for tourists and young Seoulites alike. When people ask me where they should stay, its usually the place I suggest.   Located in West Seoul, it is vibrant, loud, busy, and exciting. If you find yourself in Seoul, I would highly …

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21 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT SEOUL BEFORE YOU VISIT

Are you planning a trip to Seoul? It’s is the city of the moment, and I would urge everyone to schedule a trip! With South Korea hosting the Winter Olympics in 2018, this is the year to come! Korea is friendly and welcoming, Seoul being one of my favourite places on Earth!   THE SUBWAY …

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SEOUL: Ban Bossy Boutique

With only a few weeks left in Seoul, I am trying to explore as much as possible. With temperatures dropping to horribly low numbers, this can be difficult. Wandering around palaces in -10C is something that does not fill me with joy.   I have therefore been limiting my explorations and wanderings to lovely inside …

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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 Seoul is debateable!   My biggest problem with Seoul is …

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