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KOREAN FOOD: Donkastu 돈가스

As my departure draws ever closer, I have slowly realised how much I will actually miss Korean food. Obviously not ALL of it (anything with kimchi in it for, instance!), but definitely some of it. Among these is donkatsu (돈가스). Not the healthiest food Korea has to offer, but one of the most tasty and guilty! …

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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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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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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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Visiting the JSA and DMZ

If you ever look up things to do in Seoul, the DMZ is bound to pop up. It has been on my to-do list since I arrived and it’s finally happened! All winter I put it off because I cannot handle being outside in the cold (unless it’s to ski!) So, when my sister visited …

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Life in Korea Update

I’ve been in Korea for 9 months now and I FINALLY feel like I’m getting settling in. It has been confusing and stressful, but also incredible. I thought I would reflect on what I’m loving, what I’m hating, and what I’m missing. What I’m Enjoying   The income. For almost my entire life I’ve worked …

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Getting a Teaching Job in Korea

There are already a million posts about the dos and don’ts of TEFL jobs in South Korea, so this probably won’t be anything new. However, this is my experience and the advice I found of use. As there is so much to say about this topic, I am going to split it into smaller, more …

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