Back when we were in the rainy season, my friends and I almost got caught in a torrential downpour while looking for a café in the Hongdae area of Seoul. We ducked down a side alley at the sight of was seemed to be a rabbit cafe and, lo and behold, we came across the newest pet cafe in the…

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It’s the start of September and summer is drawing to a close here in Seoul. But besides the end of the happiest (and sweatiest) season of the year, the start of September means that I’ve been in Korea for over 6 months already! It’s gone by in the blink of an eye, but when I look back at even the…

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For our first full day in Bangkok we had a jam-packed schedule of places to go and things to see. First on the list was what is one of the most famous temples in Thailand: Wat Pho. It was beautiful weather and we made sure to get up early(ish), and headed over to the site around 10am for our first…

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This post is shamefully late, but not one that I could give up. Renting hanbok and wandering the old palaces in central Seoul is probably my most favourite tourist pastime here in Korea, and luckily for me it’s easy and affordable. Renting hanbok to explore Seoul’s palaces Back in May when Barbara was visiting from the UK, my friends and I got…

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If you asked anyone about Pattaya, they’d probably mention ladyboys, Walking Street and Tiffany’s Show. It has a certain reputation, one could say (and not one that I particularly enjoyed, but I’ll save that for another post). However, drive 2o minutes out of the city and you can find a spiritual sanctuary, quite literally, in the form of the Sanctuary of…

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