38 Films at BIFF!

Dongguk University’s film department have an absolutely wonderful scheme each year, to give the students a week off classes to visit the Busan International Film Festival a.k.a. BIFF (which is one of the largest and most prestigious festivals in Asia,

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The Cast is Finally Off!

Então, pessoal? So seven weeks have passed since I broke my foot, and I’ve finally been given the go ahead to get rid of my cast boot and crutches (yay!) so I figured it would be a good time to

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Life is But a Dream

So the first few weeks have flown by, as is inevitable when you are thrown into a new country and a completely different life. When you are nearing the milestone of a whole month, you tend to look back and

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Chuseok in and around Seoul

Chuseok is one of the largest festivals in Korean culture; it is a harvest/thanksgiving style festival which merits an entire week of national holiday! Over this period families regroup in their hometowns to pay respect to ancestors while enjoying special

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The Summer of a Lifetime in Hong Kong

When I first came to University, studying abroad is not something I had seriously considered due to financial and anxiety-related concerns. If I’d been told in September last year that not long after exams I’d be jetting off to the

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Hitting the Ground Running

Whenever I find myself moving on to a new place or seemingly starting a new chapter in my life, I always anticipate difficulty in adjusting to the transition. Moving to Seoul was no exception, in fact, I expected this to

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