From Tip to Toe of Taiwan

Arriving in Taipei I was greeted by four days of solid rain… and running green-men on the lights at crossings! I spent these rainy days more locally, catching up on art galleries, which I had missed in Osaka due to

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Long Awaited Reunion and an Insane City–Tokyo.

As the Korean academic year is the other way round, we have a very long break in the winter—just over two months! When planning the year I was adamant that I’d spend this time travelling across some of Asia, using

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From farmed fish to reefs

Despite the amount of reports is expected from a Marine Biology university degree (we all know that…), one of the best things about studying Marine Biology is about attending field trips, this year in James Cook University, students taking the

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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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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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Tourist to (temporary) Resident

Being here for just shy of a month has been absolutely amazing, and I’m sure that will continue, however I have slowly noticed a strange transition happening. Slowly I am moving from as endlessly energetic and adventurous tourist into a full-time

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