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Travel

  • Hangang
    We Love Seoul: Han River Memories
    June 25, 2014, No comments

    My first memory of the Han River is one of a huge, dark and murky waterway. It slithered through the centre of Seoul like some kind of giant snake, dragging dirt, contamination and refuse in it’s wake. My parent’s genuinely…

  • Haeundae Sand Fetival
    10 Summer Festivals You’ve Gotta Attend
    May 27, 2014, No comments

    Summer is almost here and along with the heat comes sun, flowers, and outdoor events to keep people active around the country. There’s everything from fun on one of the numerous beaches that line the coasts of Korea …

  • Gangseo Marsh Ecological Park
    Walking In the Marshes
    May 13, 2014, No comments

    The westernmost of the 12 Hangang Parks is the boggy and bird friendly Gangseo Marsh Ecological Park (강서습지생태공원). The park was established in 2007 and visitors can see numerous birds flying over wetlands…

  • A memorial Bridge for New Zealand's service in Korean War
    Koreans and Kiwis: Finding Korea in New Zealand
    April 11, 2014, No comments

    It’s my personal theory that the quirk that causes people to see faces in inanimate objects or identify human emotions in animals is probably the same factor that makes us look for the familiar in the foreign. When I …

  • Pole Pole in Hongdae
    Some Painting Fun in Hongdae
    March 20, 2014, No comments

    Not that easy to stumble upon, but worth the search, sitting near the train tracks that have been under construction for years in the Hongdae area is Pole Pole. Most people head the opposite direction, usually walking…

  • Psy Gangnam Style hot tub scene
    Baring it All: Inside the Jjimjilbang
    March 10, 2014, 2 Comments

    Fans of all things Korea will undoubtedly know about the jjimjilbang (찜질방), or public bathhouse. It’s a rite of initiation for foreign residents and tourists setting foot in the Land of Morning Calm. To dip …