This past December, I spent an afternoon with my friends, James and Melissa. We hiked part of Mudeungsan. Our original goal was to reach the top, but since we had a late start, we all agreed not to go too far. Hiking is one of Korea's favorite past times. It's noticeable with their amazing gear … Continue reading Hiking Mudeungsan
A tiny story about missing the train.
Last weekend, on our way to Seoul, my friend Melissa and I met a young man who was heading to Seoul for the very first time. It was hard to believe that it was his first time heading to the capital. After having some small talk, we both asked him again, "Is this really your first time? … Continue reading When the People Speak
A photo journal of my trip to Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival.
Reflecting on my #happyarvedays
A student walked into the institute today with his arms covered in stickers. Turns out that his children put those stickers on him. It was so adorable that he didn't bother to remove them when he came to attend his class. It's as if he's proud of the fact that his children just decorated him. … Continue reading Stickers
Someone once asked me why I like to travel alone. Am I not lonely? My immediate response was that I just enjoyed it. But after thinking more about it, I think I also like the solitude of being alone as I observe my new surroundings. To listen. This is usually the case especially after several days of … Continue reading Exploring Sokcho