Hello folks! I am back again with another restaurant review for, surprise surprise, another Korean restaurant! My friend Brittany and I went about a week ago to celebrate the end of her trip to the UK with some food reminiscent of where we first met! I had been to Topokki before and loved it so much that I wanted to…

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Hello all! So it’s been a little while, I know, but I have been particularly busy recently as my friend Brittany, whom I met during the summer school in South Korea last summer, has been visiting from Canada! We recently spent two days in London to see the sights (literally – we rode the London Eye!) and for dinner one…

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Hi all, This post is a little late as I have been rather busy and distracted with university work recently, I apologise! A month or two ago I attended a guest seminar at my university held by Dr. James Hoare. Dr. Hoare is a British academic and historian who specialises in Chinese and Korean studies. He studied at SOAS, the…

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Welcome to the very first instalment of my new feature, Kitchen Time! For my very first post I will be introducing you to bulgogi, an absolutely astounding Korean dish made with beef, soy sauce, a bit of sugar, a splash of sesame oil and a few other things I will mention later. Bulgogi (불고기), literally meaning fire meat (bul 불 =…

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Hello all, Yesterday I went to an information session run by the Aston University International Placements Team called “Send Off.” We were given lots of useful information on all sorts of things we might need to know before we embark on our adventures abroad! As I found the session so interesting I shall try to summarise it in a few…

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