Top 6 Places for Western Food in Seoul

Living in Gwangju, South Korea is all fun and games until you try to curb your craving for food from back home. Then it's a real ball buster. Of course there's the extremely popular First Alleyway for good Canadian/North American food and our favorite place in the entire city First Nepal. There are a few … Continue reading Top 6 Places for Western Food in Seoul

Nightmare on Banking Street Pt.1

Everyone has to go to the bank. But not everyone has to go to the bank in Korea and THAT is an actual nightmare. Banking in Korea is something I leave until the last possible second and if I don't go to the bank, well I'm screwed to say the least. I either won't have a travel card … Continue reading Nightmare on Banking Street Pt.1

Extreme Bangers Mega Juicy Night Out: Seoul Edition

Prachi and I are always are on the hunt for new things to try and places to explore. Including new places for a night out. We've tried pub crawls, events, parties and sometimes it ends up being lame, sometimes its a blast. Will we get the most unforgettable night ever or end up crying in … Continue reading Extreme Bangers Mega Juicy Night Out: Seoul Edition

Episode 1: Booze Cruise from Hell

To start off this series right, I should really explain something first. Morgan and I live in a constant state of FOMO. It's the kind of FOMO that ends up with us spending $50 looking for the right kind of Bingsu, a shaved ice dessert in Korea. It's the kind of FOMO that ends up with … Continue reading Episode 1: Booze Cruise from Hell

How to trick your ESL students into thinking you know what you’re doing

...which you don't of course. Teaching English to non- native speakers can be really challenging at times, most times actually. You have to become an Oscar winning actor, savant at context clues and remember all your grammar and English classes from when you were 10 all at once. Here are the top five problems I've … Continue reading How to trick your ESL students into thinking you know what you’re doing

Snacking in Korea…will it be sweet?

Will it?! WILL THE GARLIC GORGONZOLA POPCORN BE SWEET?! PLEASE GOD LET IT NOT BE SWEET! I love snacks, you love snacks, my dogs love my human snacks, we all love snacks. Whether you're a health nut snacking on some weird organic celery-quinoa chips or a big hog snacking on 3 family size bags of Doritos. … Continue reading Snacking in Korea…will it be sweet?

Part 2: LET. ME. GO. HOME.

All I wanted to do was crawl into my bed in Gwangju with popcorn on my right, chocolate on my left, and 50 dogs around me (and if you're wondering why you should go read about that in Part 1 of this horrendous adventure). But of course, that's only what "dreams are made of" - … Continue reading Part 2: LET. ME. GO. HOME.