Pregnancy in Busan

I was alone, my husband was busy with work all day. We had a stash of money that was supposed to last us 3 months (or until whenever the allowances in Won came in), we had no fixed accommodation or date that we would be moving to Busan. The lack of support and ability to understand the language was a huge barrier. Information was mostly in Korean and even the most updated post about pregnancy in Korea was a 2012 article on what to do.

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The “must go” places in Shanghai

I’ve never been a fan of 3-day itineraries or those “must-do” in 3 days person. Having been there for almost a year, these are what I would recommend, but do plan your schedule accordingly!  If this is your first time in Shanghai, check out the other posts I have on traveling to Shanghai! (Especially the […]

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The “must eat and must buy” in Shanghai

There’s too many good things going on in Shanghai, but you have too little time. This “must eat and buy” list would help you narrow them down and maximise your time in this great city!

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Surviving in a Digital Nation: China

When I first got to China, I was in a state of cultural shock, digitally. Everyone was going cash free, i.e. epayments, but that was not done with the use of credit cards! This is a guide to navigating the digital world in China, for day-to-day stuff.

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Traveling to Shanghai

If it’s your first time in Shanghai, or even China, this the basic guide to getting around, best areas to stay and the basics.

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Housemoving/changing stations

Just got to South Korea less than a month ago, it’s been a crazy year (and it’s only March). January. Time to wrap up all business in Shanghai, it didn’t look like they were going to extend our term there, for good reasons. It was time to say goodbye to the new friendships forged, get […]

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