Fitness, HEALTH

15 AMAZING YOUTUBE YOGA VIDEOS FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS

We all know the incredible health benefits of yoga - improved flexibility, better heart health, increased detox, and so on...but have you ever gone to YouTube determined to start practicing yoga, only to feel completely out of your depth once the yogi starts contorting her body in some ungodly manner? I feel your pain (literally)!… Continue reading 15 AMAZING YOUTUBE YOGA VIDEOS FOR COMPLETE BEGINNERS

TRAVEL, Travel Inspiration

4 Female Movie Characters Who Will Make You Want To Travel

As someone who lived most of her teenage years in nowheresville, I admit that the majority of my time was spent escaping into books and movies and living vicariously through the adventures of the female characters within them. I attribute my travel-oriented life to the wanderlust these smart, brave, travel-hungry characters instilled in me. I… Continue reading 4 Female Movie Characters Who Will Make You Want To Travel

South Korea, TRAVEL

10 Things You Will Love About Living In South Korea

I lived in South Korea for over 3 years and during that time I was able to peel back the layers of this beautiful, quirky onion of a country. What originally began as a '5 things' post quickly morphed into '10 things' as more and more charming tidbits of Korean life popped into my head.… Continue reading 10 Things You Will Love About Living In South Korea

TRAVEL, Vietnam

My Experience Living And Teaching In Vietnam

I would like to preface this post by recommending Ho Chi Minh City to anyone who is thinking about teaching here. It is a vibrant city with so much opportunity. As with anywhere in the world, a series of unfortunate events can taint your experience of a place but I do not see it as… Continue reading My Experience Living And Teaching In Vietnam

Indonesia, TRAVEL

Canang Sari – The Beautiful God Offerings Of Bali

When I travel to a new place there will inevitably be one aspect of the culture/architecture/environment etc. that I become fixated on and must photograph at every opportunity (usually to the annoyance of those traveling with me!). In Bali I became obsessed with god offerings (Canang Sari) which the Hindu population would leave in temples… Continue reading Canang Sari – The Beautiful God Offerings Of Bali

TRAVEL, Vietnam

Tips For Riding A Motorbike On The Crazy Streets Of Vietnam

At long last, H e l l o  Internet! It has been six months since I made the move to Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam from Seoul, South Korea and what a crazy six months of ups and downs it has been! I will write a blog post on those ups and downs at some point but… Continue reading Tips For Riding A Motorbike On The Crazy Streets Of Vietnam

South Korea, TRAVEL

Seoul Weekly Wanderings #2

Autumn has arrived in Seoul (thank god), bringing with it a fresh breeze and beautiful contrasts of fiery leaves against the grey concrete! Now that I'm trying to be more aware of my surroundings I am noticing just how much street art is hidden around this city. Commissioned murals are out in the open but… Continue reading Seoul Weekly Wanderings #2

South Korea, TRAVEL

Seoul Weekly Wanderings #1

Seoul is a great city to live in - or if I may be more free and loose with the adjectives - it's a gorgeous, gritty, dreamy, dirty, classy, quirky city to live in! Sadly though, my time left living here is melting away in a blur of classrooms and subway commutes while I get myself mentally prepared for the next… Continue reading Seoul Weekly Wanderings #1

BEAUTY, Skincare

Korean Product Review | Neogen Naturals Green Tea Cleanser

The details: I bought this foam cleanser on a whim after seeing the words - 'green tea' and 'soothing' on the label. I love the simple, fresh fragrance of green tea products so am usually drawn to this ingredient in all things beauty-related! There are actually five different versions of this cleanser that target different… Continue reading Korean Product Review | Neogen Naturals Green Tea Cleanser