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Howzit Korea!

Duty Free Me!

November 28, 2013 by Pratishka

With the wave of the festive season, comes the tide of travel and a change of season. And many of us in Korea want to escape the bite of the… Read more…

Categories: Seoul Tripping

Seoul Lantern Festival 2013

November 3, 2013 by Pratishka

It’s that time of the year again when the Seoul Metropolitan hosts its annual lantern festival. Since its inception in 2009, the festival has grown tremendously in popularity and this… Read more…

Categories: Seoul Tripping

Bumming it in Busan

October 31, 2013 by Pratishka

So being a Durban born girl, I grew up and lived there all my life, the ocean never phased me. And ever since I’ve moved to Korea the thought of… Read more…

Categories: Seoul Tripping

Costume hunting, Hongdae

October 9, 2013 by Pratishka

Okay, so it’s that time of the year again, when hocus pocus fills the air, all things creepy go bump in the night and of course when classic scary movies… Read more…

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Fortified Suwon!

September 24, 2013 by Pratishka

Chuseok this year called for some much needed RnR, closer to home. I ventured around Seoul for a bit and just one of the many highlights for me, was an… Read more…

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Out and about in Itaewon

September 10, 2013 by Pratishka

A few friends and I recently headed out to the “foreigners” district in Seoul, namely Itaewon. Personally, heading here has become a real “out of Korea experience”. I mean, the… Read more…

Categories: Seoul Tripping

Why Korea?

August 24, 2013 by Pratishka

I was pretty ignorant about my move to Korea. Before arriving at Incheon  airport I hadn’t done any research on the town I’d be living in or made any enquiries… Read more…

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August: The farewell month

August 11, 2013 by Pratishka

It’s that time of the year again, when the tide changes in teachers circles. It’s out with the old and in with the new (unless your contracts renewed). A bittersweet… Read more…

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Places in Seoul to take anyone really

July 23, 2013 by Pratishka

Well reflecting on the year that has been, I thought I’d write about my best times so far in the ROK. The year 2012-2013 was a really great one, fun-filled… Read more…

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Working tourist

July 16, 2013 by Pratishka

So I moved to Korea almost a year ago and ever since I’ve been here I’ve always looked at Seoul through the eyes of an “ARC holder”. Recently however, a… Read more…

Categories: Seoul Tripping