Sprout Seoul: Natural Healthy Whole Food Service Korea

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 gym.  All I…

Seoulcialite Event: FUNgul Fitness Class (May 9th, 2017)

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 and original workout classes, founder Hajung Lee is constantly creating workouts for individuals of all…

Happy, Healthy, Fit: Easy Weight Loss Tips!

Easy Weight Loss Tips! While relationship weight gain can be avoided, it’s not always fun to keep a strict diet and work out when dating.  When H was in town I knew we wouldn’t have long together, so I took him to some of my favourite restaurants.  We went to Guilty Pleasure, Braai Republic, and enough other…

Losing Weight and Keeping it off while Traveling

Before I left Toronto to teach ESL in Korea, many of my friends (some leaner than others) told me that I would drop weight like crazy in Korea since the diet is so healthy and full of fermented dishes. While it is true that the traditional dishes can be quite healthy, they they aren’t always, and the ones that are also lack flavour.

Saturday in Seomyeon

This weekend was gray and rainy.  I had planned on heading to the Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival on Sunday, but the weather and my persistent cough didn’t really make me want to do anything.  I managed to get a sweet pair of prescription glasses (frames, check up, and lenses for KRW 10,000 at Davich!) on…

Working it Out Abroad

Britney said it best: “You want a hot body?…You better work, b*tch”.  I had gained about 30 stubborn pounds in Toronto over the course of my 3 years since leaving Vancouver.  I had a trainer, I would diet, but nothing seemed to work.  I’ve kind of come to the conclusion that I’m getting into those…

30 days and counting

There is officially less than a month until I leave Toronto to go stay with my parents in Port Hope in the days leading up to my departure.  Ladies and Gentlemen, yesterday I received a lovely little email reminding me that Moksha Yoga missed me (because I haven’t practiced since March of 2014).  I had…