All posts tagged Korean life

  • The ultimate pairing
    The Ultimate Summer Food Pairing – Chimaek!
    August 23, 2013, No comments

    It’s been a hot summer. (It’s still a hot summer.) When the weather gets to you, it’s very easy to lose your appetite. Luckily, Korea has many different dishes to beat the summer heat and among them, there’s one…

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    Curiouser and Curiouser – the Megashow
    July 31, 2013, No comments

    You know how life doesn’t always turn out as planned? And sometimes things are just not what they seem to be? Well, I’ve had my fair share of those moments, but it doesn’t mean I’m prepared for them,…

  • I thought I wasn't a dog person until I met these happy little pups!
    Sip in Style at a Themed Café
    July 27, 2013, 2 Comments

    Behold, the cat cafe. Part of the reason I moved to Korea was to experience the strangeness that comes with living in a foreign country, but the sheer cuteness of this particular foreign country was a huge draw for me. Everything…

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    Korean Songs for a Rainy Day
    July 23, 2013, No comments

    Or night. It is utterly cliché, but there is something enchanting about listening to music on a rainy day. All our senses seem amplified under the umbrella of clouds. The pouring rain traps the melody and rhythm within…

  • 01_Buried in Sand
    Summer in Korea
    July 20, 2013, No comments

    The rain might be sliding down my window now, but soon it will be hot and sunny and everything a Korean summer is meant to be! In Korea, spring is warm but short, followed by a few weeks of summery bliss before jangma (장마),…

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    Take Me Back to Gwangalli Beach!
    July 10, 2013, 2 Comments

    Beautiful Gwangalli Beach, one of my favourite places in Busan Summer in Busan is synonymous with sun, sand, and sea. Beaches are as integral to Busan’s identity as skyscrapers are to Seoul’s. While Haeundae Beach…