Day 3 (Wednesday)—Continued checking our temperatures all day. Range was between 36.8 and 37. Normal. My throat was still a bit sore; decided I definitely need to shout less at Dora. We all left together in the morning—Yonguk for work, Dora and I f...

If anyone is interested about life in Seoul during the Chinese Coronavirus pandemic, below is a small snapshot.

Day 1 (Monday)—woke up with a slight fever and sore throat. Temperature ranged from 37.4-37.7. Normally I wouldn’t even take Tylenol, b...

I first heard of Bhutan ten years ago while watching a Taiwanese drama called Meteor Garden. In addition to the predictable set of characters: rich, evil mother, headstrong son, poor but worthy girl, there was also a Bhutanese princess.

While the...

Whenever I think of Thai food, I think of green curry. So, I was somewhat surprised when my Thai classmate said Tom Yum Goong and Green Papaya Salad are most common.

Papayas are not my favourite food. I have memories of eating papayas at every me...

Honduran food contained quite a lot of coconut milk. After watching a video that made making your own coconut milk look very easy, we (stupidly) decided to try. I should not have forgotten the old saying that things which look easy rarely are. The...

Despite the terrible reputation of English food abroad, it was perhaps one of the most pleasurable weeks so far. Perhaps this was because it was cooking food I have eaten all my life. I decided against fish and chips—one of the most widely known di...