Day 5 In Mexico City Part 2 Soumaya

After a transforming but emotionally exhausting experience at El Museo de Memoria y Tolorencia earlier that morning, my friend K and I decided it was time for lunch. With the sky threatening to rain overhead, we stopped in a mall food court before we headed to the Soumaya Museum. The Soumaya Museum is a privateContinue reading “Day 5 In Mexico City Part 2 Soumaya”

Travel Fail Jeongdongjin Beach

What started off as a fantastic day ended up being quite the travel fail.  I left my guest house in Gangneung 강릉시 early (4am before the busses ran) and walked to the train station. I took the first train out 20min down the coast to Jeongdongjin beach 정동진 to watch the sunrise. Despite freezing myContinue reading “Travel Fail Jeongdongjin Beach”

Gangneung

With a short KTX ride or a 2-hour bus outside of Seoul, it is easy to see why Seoulites make this city and the surrounding beach towns their weekend destination in the summer, even though I went in the middle of February.  Unlike the southern coastline of Korea, Gangneung 강릉시 and the surrounding beach townsContinue reading “Gangneung”

Juknokwon Bamboo Forest

Do you ever have one of those weeks where you should be excited about your weekend plans, but all you want to do is cancel all of them and not leave your bed? I don’t know if was stress from finishing the year up at work, hormones, falling and banging up my knee, or theContinue reading “Juknokwon Bamboo Forest”

A Lasting Impression, Busan Part 2

After a night of rest and a strong coffee in the morning to melt the discontent with our run-in with the law the evening before, my friend and I set out on a long bus ride from Haeundae 해운대 to Gamcheon Cultural Village 감천문화마을. The bus ride took us past the ports and Chinatown andContinue reading “A Lasting Impression, Busan Part 2”

Yeosu ArtLand: I Traveled Here So You Don’t Have To

When I read about Yeosu ArtLand in South Korea, it sounded like a fun, quirky art park with many interactive sculptures and activities. It sounded like a place where I didn’t have to be an adult and could have dumb fun. Although I prefer traveling off the beaten path most of the time, I haveContinue reading “Yeosu ArtLand: I Traveled Here So You Don’t Have To”

A Day In Yeosu

Yeosu 여수시 lays on the Southern coast of South Korea in the province of Jeollanam-do. Known for its raw marinated soy rock crabs 게장, and for the battle of Hasan Island in which Admiral Yi Sunsi led Korea to victory against Japan in 1592. Yeosu also held the World Expo in 2012. The World ExpoContinue reading “A Day In Yeosu”

Mokpo: Yudalsan

I am wandering. How long has it been since I was able to get lost and wander streets, enjoying a journey with a vague idea of a destination? Too long. So long I now consider getting lost a luxury. A luxury on my schools founding day I was able to indulge in for the firstContinue reading “Mokpo: Yudalsan”