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Seeing Red: Chinese New Year in Chinatown, Singapore

Chinatown during Chinese New Year season in Singapore is one heck of a busy place, I’ll tell you that much. Not only will you be seeing red because of the festive colour being quite literally everywhere, however you may also start seeing red due to the streets being so...

Letting Go Of Your First Love Abroad

November was the month that marked the end of my two year relationship with South Korea. A loving, caring, supportive and secure relationship. Yes, a real relationship. Oh, if you were expecting this to be about a person, I am sorry to disappoint but I will not be divulging the details of...

Japan vs. Korea: Six Differences

Way way back in February, I traveled to Japan! And I have yet to write about it….oops! Actually I haven’t wrote about a lot of things. Mainly because I’m procrastinating trying to work on my new general travel blog, but I have yet to come up with a domain...

(Home) Sweet Home

3 weeks ago I departed for my first solo trip. Here I am, 3 weeks later sitting at a new coffee shop that just opened up by my apartment while I was away. Trying to find the right words to explain these past 3 weeks. Feeling at home in...

Life’s a Trip

Just under a week until I depart for my first big trip since arriving here (as if that wasn’t big enough already!). It’s crazy to think I have 24 days off work, when it still feels like I just got here. But, that’s just timing of it all! Not...

A Merry Korean Christmas

Despite being far from home and the fact that Christmas is not a massive holiday here in Korea, it still remained to be a special day. Christmas Eve was spent working during the day. This wasn’t so bad, since I received 3 separate surprise packages in the mail! These...

Today Was A Great Day

As soon as I opened my curtain this morning, I knew it was going to be a great day. Mokpo’s first big snowfall....

Teaching in Korea: Apartment Tour

Even though I’ve been in Korea for over 3 weeks, I only moved in to my apartment about 9 days ago. Since then, it has been a constant cycle of cleaning, organizing, buying more stuff, making more of a mess, and repeat. I am relieved and happy to finally...