Life in Korea

Object – Adorable Stationery Store in Anguk, Seoul

My favourite stationery store in Seoul Yesterday we spent a sunny autumn afternoon in Anguk-dong. The purpose of our adventure was to visit the traditional streets at Bukchon Hanok Village, but can you blame me for ending up on a hunt for adorable Korean stationery instead? I first went to Object back in 2017 when […]

Yeah, this isn’t going well — Working remotely in South Korea

I’m calling it. Remote working just doesn’t work in South Korea. I’m a month into my remote working journey. I’m surprised, confused, proud and exhausted that I’ve made it this far. Throughout the course of the pandemic, I have largely avoided working from home. I have had an odd couple of days at home here […]

A morning at the Namdaemun flower market

Last Saturday was a perfect morning to get out of bed early and head to the Namdaemun Flower Market. We got there by 7:30 am and most of the flowers had been picked through by the florists and business owners who had come before us.

This is What Summer Looks Like in South Korea

Walking through my neighbourhood this week, I captured the essence of what summer looks like in South Korea. Empty coffee cups everywhere. Empty packets of cigarettes. This area has a lot of office buildings and it is not uncommon to see office workers standing around smoking and drinking a LOT of ice coffee. Yes, even during this pandemic.

I started a weekly newsletter called ‘Picnic in Your Pocket’

I finally started a weekly newsletter! And I am loving it so far. Because I do so many things on the internet that nobody ever reads, I thought I’d make another thing for nobody to read. It is called ‘Picnic in Your Pocket’. This is more of an internet journal entry for things that I loved watching during the week, things that I have been listening to and things I have been thinking about. It is extremely cathartic and I have finished 3 issues so far.

How to Make Korean Bibim Cold Noodles

How to Make Korean ‘Bibim’ Cold Noodles This week I was asked to evaluate some delicious Korean foods that are being exported to the Australian market. One of the items in the package was ‘Bibim Noodles’, aka Korean cold instant noodles that are perfect for summer. I thought it would be a good idea to […]

Hola Aloe – Korean Heat Wave Drink Idea

🍋 Hola Hola! 🥭 This week I got to sample a bunch of yummy Korean products that are entering the Australian market. It is part of the KFoodies program! I am not usually a fan of Aloe drinks but these Hola Aloe flavoured drinks are delish! The whole household has been enjoying them this week […]

Walking through Bonte Museum in Jeju, South Korea

Bonte Museum, Jeju Island [본태박물관, 제주조]

If you’re like me and you have a penchant for Japanese architecture, art and serene water features, then I have found the museum for you. Jeju Island is full of art and design if you know where to find it. Luckily for you, I have written this post to give you a hint. So, all […]

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