Pre-Departure Fears and The First Few Hours.

Out of the Frying Pan Leading up to my departure from the humble streets of London for the great unknown that was (and is) Seoul, the one word I noticed bouncing around in relation to me and my travels was

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Dongguk University Summer School (South Korea)

Hi everyone! My name is Holly Dennison and I participated in the 2017 summer school at Dongguk University in Seoul and thought I would share my experience with you all. This summer school opportunity was actually a huge reason for

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Dongguk University Summer School (South Korea)

My name is Sophie, I’m a Film Studies student at Southampton about to go into my third year of university and I just completed a month long summer school in South Korea. When applying to Southampton, I was immediately interested

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Climbing Fuji-San

Two words – Absolute Hell. And yet, totally worth it. My climb started at 11am on Monday morning from the 5th station of the Yoshida Trail. We started off slow and just got slower. On average we walked for 5-10

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Back to Where it All Began/ 72 Hours in Hong Kong

Whenever someone asks me ‘where are you from?’, I never know what to say. I was born in Hong Kong but I don’t have a Chinese passport. I lived in Brooklyn and had an American accent but I don’t have

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A Day at Lake Biwa

Last Sunday, we packed our sunscreen, swimming costumes, plenty of food and headed for Omimaiko Beach at Lake Biwa (The largest lake in Japan). Only an hour away from Kyoto Station, Omimaiko Beach was the perfect Sunday day out. Unfortunately

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