You may be thinking to yourself: Where are weeks 2 - 9? Truth is, so much has happened I haven't been able to update this blog and I've felt so guilty about it pretty much every night for the past few weeks. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays I finish work at 9pm which is fine -… Continue reading Korean and Hanja with a little bit of Japanese | Week #10
In my last post I mentioned that I will be taking private Korean and Hanja lessons - the first lesson was on Wednesday ( which was also my husband's birthday) and was immediately put into learning mode. The tutor gave us flashcards, posters, pencils, pencil cases, the smart pen and writing practice books! A lot… Continue reading Korean and Hanja with a little bit of Japanese | Week #1
For a while now I've been wanting to either take Korean classes at a university or have a tutor teach me Korean. I much prefer being in a classroom type environment rather than self-study because I lose motivation too quickly when I'm by myself. A few weeks ago one of my husband's friends told me… Continue reading Getting a Korean tutor
With Christmas approaching and Seosan totally lacking the festive spirit, I really wanted to get away to celebrate the holiday. My partner and I looked at Jeju Island but feared that the hotel prices would be too expensive since it was a last minute idea. So we settled on Busan, a city both of us… Continue reading Spending Christmas in Busan!
At the weekend my husband and I went to Cheonan to meet a couple who we befriended in Glasgow who moved back to Korea around the same time as us. It was really good to see them again! From Seosan to Cheonan it's only 1 hour 30 mins by bus (around the same time it… Continue reading Weekend in Cheonan
Whilst my parents, my younger brother, my best friend and her boyfriend were in Korea for my wedding we decided that we should at least go visit the divide between North and South Korea. To be honest, before I researched about the tours I didn't know there was a difference between the DMZ tour and… Continue reading Once in a lifetime experience
Ever since taking a semester in university about digital marketing I have been interested in learning more about the topic. When I was looking for employment I saw many job postings looking for people to work in the digital marketing field, however the skills required were well outwith my abilities. I knew if I wanted… Continue reading When persistence pays off