Thursday, 3 August 2017

Drama Reviews - Dear My Friends (2016)


Dear My Friends is a slice of life drama about a bunch of ahjummas (+ a few ahjussis) who have been friends since elementary school, and their children. It's a rare drama focused on the elderly, and it is certainly not for marathoning imo. It's rather short at 16 episodes but I took more than a week to finish it because I can only watch 2-3 episodes in one sitting before feeling completely emotionally drained.

Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Drama Reviews - Forest of Secrets/Stranger (2017)


The first 2017 drama I've watched! Actually started on Dear My Friends after Age Of Youth because I wanted a similar vibe about friendships, but DMF is super draining on my emotions and not great for marathoning, so I looked for something else. Saw a lot of people recommending Forest of Secrets/Secret Forest/Stranger (LOL why so many names) and hyping it to be even better than Signal, plus I saw that crazy cast, so I watched the 1st ep and was hooked. Thankfully, I marathoned it just in time for the last episodes so no wait agonisation here. It was GREAT.

The story starts with a murder, which brings Prosecutor Hwang Shi Mok (Jo Seung Woo) in acquaintance with Lieutenant Han Yeo Jin (Bae Doona) from the police, and they slowly start to work with each other to unravel more and more secrets behind the victim, the prosecution service & police force. 

Monday, 24 July 2017

Drama Reviews - Age Of Youth (2016)


Age Of Youth is a slice of life drama about 5 girls with vastly different personalities sharing the same house, Belle Epoque. It starts off with the introduction of newcomer Yoo Eunjae (Park Hyesoo), who is the youngest. Her roommate is Yoon Jinmyung (the phenomenal Han Yeri), who is the oldest, a business major juggling many part time jobs to make ends meet. Then there is Kang Yina (Ryu Hwayoung), an escort pretending to be a college student, Song Jiwon (Park Eunbin), a super off kilter and crazy girl who has never dated, and Jung Yeeun (Seungyeon) who is dating a douchebag. Each of them have their own demons that they have to work through.

Sunday, 12 March 2017

December 2016 - Thailand (Bangkok & Chiangmai)

Spent 5 days in Thailand this December with family! I was always averse to holidaying in Thailand due to some preconceived notions and fear of Thai food but this trip changed my perspective on this beautiful country! Also I'm craving some Thai food now. Tom yum, pad thai, basil chicken!!!

We were looking for a place with cool (but not cold) weather to go to so usually people will suggest Australia & Hong Kong, but I've already been to those 2 places this year, so we decided to visit Chiangmai, and added Bangkok since it's the capital after all.