Short stories & travel reports from a life spent living, working and exploring the globe.
In February 2015 I was living in Beijing and wondering what to do with my two-week break for Chinese New Year. It had been a longstanding dream of mine to visit Tokyo, even if the associated costs were looking exorbitant! But then a buddy of mine recommended Korea and assured me his friend would happily let me stay at his apartment in Seoul for free! It seemed too good an opportunity to turn down, so off I went for a jaunt that would take me all the way down the country and back. For more details, have a read of my articles on: