The Cocktail Bar at the End of the Universe

Monday Chuseok week has finally begun. As most of the city streams out of the metropolis into small towns, the beaches of Busan and the volcanic hills of Jeju Island, we find ourselves in a much less crowded city. We headed to Hyehwa, a neighbourhood in the northern reaches of Seoul, for dinner. After another […]

Under the Eye of the Buddha

Monday Night falls over the city. I’m alone in my apartment, wondering how to kill an hour. The humidity seems to have finally broken in the last few days, with the sweltering, sticky days giving way to warm but drier days. This makes the evenings rather comfortable. I decide to go for a walk. Down […]

A Lazy Weekend

Friday As the weekend finally rolls around I have very little remaining energy. It has been a challenging week, as Shawn and Ashley, our senior teachers have departed for their backpacking trip around Asia. Their contract is over, and before heading back to BC they wanted to get one last slice of this side of […]