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Kate Carter Hickey
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That Girl Cartier is the alter-ego of a Canadian girl in Korea. A candid look at the expat life.
That Girl Cartier is the alter-ego of a Canadian girl in Korea. A candid look at the expat life.

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There are a number of places which pop up time and time again on the Seoul Restaurant Buzz Facebook page (ahem Mix n’ Malt ahem).  An Italian restaurant just outside Itaewon near Beotigogae Station seems to get a lot of action, too.  More often than…

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The Robot Restaurant in Tokyo The Robot Restaurant is widely regarded as one of Tokyo’s most notorious tourist traps.  I had heard mixed reviews from friends and colleagues.  A friend who recently visited Tokyo said he loved seeing his boyfriend laugh…

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Itaewon to Noksapyeong I moved to Kyunglidan (Kyungridan?) at the beginning of March, 2017.  Having spent so much time up in Uijeongbu I haven’t meandered the backroads of the hill between Noksapyeong and Itaewon.  There are so many incredible little…

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Sprout Seoul: Natural Healthy Whole Food Service Last year, I thought my life in Seoul was pretty busy.  At the end of May 2016 I had finished a couple of months at a new job in the big city and was still struggling to make time to meal prep and hit the…

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Trench Town Caribbean Restaurant in Itaewon, Seoul, Korea Opened on April 28, Caribbean BBQ arrived in Seoul at Trench Town restaurant in Itaewon.  They claim to “serve the best pimento smoked jerk chicken, ribs, lamb chops and massive tiger shrimp”.…

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I’m always amazed by how small Seoul can feel for such a massive city.  While Co-Pilot lives on a military base in Korea, his cousin and her boyfriend live live and teach in Suwon!  Suwon is technically part of the Seoul subway system.  Since they’re…

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Seoulcialites: Dr. Tony Garrett, Kiwi Chamber

What originally brought you to Korea and what do you do here?  I arrived in Korea 10 years ago, after taking up an academic position at Korea University Business School.  I did not know much about Korea, but I did know the schools here have a great…

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Longshan Temple Taipei has been on my list of quick and easy trips from Seoul for a while.  Unfortunately, last year’s trip throughout the Korean Thanksgiving celebrations was a bust.  I wasn’t 100% ready for Taiwan, it seems.  This past long weekend,…

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Fitness in Seoul Looking for something original and fun to do on Presidential Election Day?  NEO Fitness Association International has a wicked event in the afternoon!  NeoGXClub is a pioneer in alternative exercise.  Looking to open Korea up to unique…

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In 2013 I hosted the official opening event of the new Tourism Taiwan advertising campaign in Toronto.  I wasn’t sure Taipei or Taiwan was the “Heart of Asia”, but I’m ready to see!  Now, in 2017 after already trying once to make it to Taipei, I’ll be…
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