How to Shift Annoying Winter Weight (From Someone Who Knows)

About five years ago, I changed up my complete eating habits and lost about 10kg. That is a lot of weight to lose, and sometimes when I think about it, I can barely believe it. However, it happened, and I really like knowing that I did it all by myself. Just before I left Korea,…

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4 Ways to Stay Happy in Winter

I have a confession to make: I’m one of those people. Someone who claims, “my favourite season is winter, I just love how fresh and cold and snuggly everything is!”. Now, while this is all true (does it get any snugglier than 6 layers plus a beanie and furry gloves? No, it does not), living…

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How Milk Ruins Your Skin

So I’ve decided to give up milk (again). Now, when I say “give up”, I initially meant it loosely and forgave myself if I ever reneged on this promise. However, after my episode a little while ago where milk completely destroyed my appetite and my body for a good 5 days, I’ve since given up on being easy on…

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Home Cooking in Korea

Hi friends! Today I want to talk to you about something a bit novel for me, and that is cooking. Yes, this is a post where I am going to become a cocky SOB and tell you just how “easy” it is to cook in Korea if you just “try”. Well, I’m not 100% sure…

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Video: Eating Healthily in Korea

Hi friends! You may know that I recently started my Monday Vlog series, which is hopefully going to be a regular thing (occurring on a Monday, yknow?). On top of that multimedia onslaught, I bring you a backlog of vlogs which I took over the past year in Korea. Some of these are happy, some…

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Guri Greats #1: 봄날 (Bom Nal) Brunch

Hi friends! So today I am bringing you the first in a hopefully long and victorious series. As y’all know, I love Guri with all of my heart and in my time here I have found a number of little gems (mostly food-related) which I feel everyone in Guri, Korea and perhaps anywhere else too…

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I Made This! #2: Baked salmon with a dukkah crust.

Mmm… doesn’t it make you hungry just looking at it? Yes my lovelies, I Made This! is back for a second scrumptious round. This one has been a long time coming, as it is a recipe I have grown incredibly fond of over a rather short period. This is because it is easy, quick and…

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