#Korea is a weekly series on my blog documenting my time leading up to and during to my year in Korea. It’s very much unedited, stream-of-conscious writing! Check out the original post for a longer explanation here


Hellooo! Look at me, updating in a semi-timely manner!

Fall is definitely here. Mornings are cool, mid-day is sunny, and the nights are too chilly to leave my window completely open.

This last week I’ve been busy with work (22 classes is a pretty big jump from 18!) and some more behind the scenes blogging things! Nothing that exciting, just the more tedious aspects of blogging like updating links, re-editing posts, etc.

Some of my new classes are more like “Mommy & Me” classes, and holy ovaries the kids are so cute! They’re so young, their moms stay with them, and the classes are only 30-minutes, so we don’t do a lot. Lots of song + dance, and I’m teaching them the alphabet with playdough.

This weekend I went down to Yeosu to spend the weekend with the Hedgers. I got there Friday night and went we went to a friend’s for some snacks and drinks. Then Saturday morning I photographed them around Yeosu and got to try out my new camera. I have FINALLY upgraded to a full-frame DSLR, and honestly, if you’re ever interested in photography, just skip over the introductory things and go for a full frame. I can’t even wrap my head around how much better the quality is! I shot their photos with a kit lens (24-105mm), but I’m hoping to grab either a 40mm or 50mm when I’m in Seoul.

Then Stephanie and I did a styled shoot in the afternoon, which was a ton of fun! She did the photography, while I did the styling. We also borrowed a friend’s dog to take photos with our model, and she was absolutely adorable. Not a particularly still model, but a very cute and calm otherwise. I’ll link here when Stephanie uploads them to their blog, but you can see a sneak peak on their FB page here.

It actually wound up that we were going from 8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., so by the time we finished and said goodbye to Sara, our model, we were actually exhausted! We ordered food and watched episodes of “Rick and Morty,” which I’ve heard referenced a million times but never actually saw before. FYI, guys, if you’re not watching it, watch! It’s so ridiculously clever and bizarre it makes you wish you had a front row seat to the creators’ imaginations.

Anyhow, next week I’m off to Seoul for the weekend! I actually completely mixed up my October dates, so I won’t be going to Seoul Fashion Week this time around, but I made a mental note to not miss it in February. My goal is to catch Changdeokgung with all the leaves completely changed and maybe revisit Deoksugung from the cafe observatory. I think this year I’ll be retaking a lot of my Korea photos with the new camera!

Some things I’m Loving:

  • Songs: “Ready for You” by HAIM and “STFU & Hold Me” by Liz Huett. Oh, and of course Taylor Swift’s new song “Gorgeous!” Is it a lyrical masterpiece? Obviously not really, but it’s fun and catchy.
  • Medjool dates – They finally came back in stock on iherb, so I ordered 5 bags! I keep seeing so many healthy Youtubers recommend them, and I need serious help curbing my sweet tooth that doesn’t involve me buying a bag of peanut M&Ms at the grocery store! I absolutely love them. They’re really rich, so you actually won’t sit there and eat ten in one go. Just put in some peanut or almond butter and enjoy!
  • And of course, I already mentioned I now get the hype around “Rick and Morty.” Rick kind of reminds me of Frank Gallagher, and the show is like the “Magic School Bus” but for grown-ups!

What’s new with you all?

want to support?

I’m always grateful when friends and readereach out wanting to support There She Goes Again. Truthfully, I’m just happy my posts are helping people travel! If you’d like to support the blog, here are some companies and brands I’m affiliated with. Simply click the links, and I receive a small commission at no extra cost to you!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.