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Arrival in Seoul

I have always been an organised person. Whether it’s crafting the perfect to-do list or preparing my monthly meal plan, I have spent hours agonising over every detail. Considering this, […]

Seoul Shines in Adversity

Celebrating Seoul’s 20th annual Queer Culture Festival, the event patrons continue to raise awareness of the Korean LGBTQ+ community through activities such as a pride parade, film festivals, and a […]

Exclusive Review: Dinner is Coming 

Whether you have spent years mastering the language of the Dothraki or have only recently finished watching the hit show, Dinner is Coming is a must for all Game of Thrones fans. […]

Stonewall Riots Silver Anniversary: 50 Years of Pride

June 28th marks the 50th anniversary of the New York City Stonewall uprising, a series of protests that occurred over a six-day period and catalysed the gay rights movement. The […]

Begone Stigma: Women and Plastic Surgery

It is not uncommon to hear the words ‘fake’ and ‘unrealistic’ when a conversation about plastic surgery comes up. Guys will usually chip in their two cents and mention how […]

Twenty going on Twenty-Two

Age is just a number? Perhaps in England, but in Korea, it is a much bigger deal. In Korea, when you are born, you are automatically labelled as one-year-old. Before […]

Pole dance: turning exploitative into empowering

It was during last year’s fresher’s fair that I was first introduced to pole fitness, before this I had a very limited understanding of what the sport involved. I imagined […]

Korean 101: the history of Hangul

From the age of seven I have been introduced to many languages and cultures. We were encouraged to learn – well, pay attention to – Spanish, French, and German; however, […]

Introducing Wandering Seoul

As I sit in my room, surrounded by bundles of application forms and Korean homestay brochures, exhilaration begins to pump through my veins. The reality of my year abroad has […]