Amazing Jeju Island

Jeju Island has been on my Korean bucket list for some time. The island’s popularity has grown so much over the past 5 years and it continues to be the perfect getaway destination.

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Hello Kitty Café: Character Consumption

I first learnt of Hello Kitty Café in 2011 on arriving in Korea. I had no idea it even existed and stumbled upon its quaint pink façade while walking the streets of Hongdae. The café concept was small then, they had only really existed within Japan. Since then the characters themed café has grown, and…

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Hongdae, Seoul

Hongdae is one of Seoul’s busiest and most popular nightlife areas. It’s also had a large tourist attraction over the last ten years as many love it’s bohemian and youthful vibe. One beautiful Spring Sunday, I decided to take my camera and take some pictures of this vibrant area in Seoul.

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My Favourite Korean Beauty Brands

The cosmetics industry in South Korea is serious business and the Korean beauty market has surpassed competitors in Asia. In fact, its global presence is growing stronger. There are many brands in Korea, in fact too many to list in one blog post that are with visiting and stocking up your beauty counter with. I…

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Busan, South Korea

I was super excited when my bestie from Cape Town, South Africa emailed me to say she was going to come and visit South Korea! I was only living in Seoul for about 3 months, and I was excited to show her around the city. Luckily her visit coincided with a two day-long vacation period…

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Mount Seoraksan in the Autumn

In 2016, I decided to take up hiking as a hobby. I have done hikes before and enjoyed it but never thought of making it a regular staple to my hobbies list. Korea is a great place to take the sport up, as there is easy access to many hiking trails and many hiking clubs and groups to join

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