Explore Busan

Busan, can you be redeemed? Unfortunately, my first trip to Busan 부산 left me with a sour taste in my mouth that I had yet to shake. I hope that by spending a few days here, my mind could be changed, and I could fall in love with the city. After an hour and aContinue reading “Explore Busan”

Gyeongju South Korea

Gyeongju 경주 was the stronghold of the Shilla 신라 Dynasty, one of the largest kingdoms in Korea; today, only relics and tombs remain of this kingdom that helped shape Korea. It may seem that there is not much to see in Gyeongju, but once you get there, your days will be full of picturesque scenery,Continue reading “Gyeongju South Korea”

Olle Market 올레 시장

My first memory of going to a market was the Dixie Flea Market in Waterford, Michigan. My grandparents, mom, dad, and brother dug through the antiques and purchased fresh vegetables from the farmers in the summers. I remember the chaos of people walking around, the stalls piled sky-high with junk and treasures, and I rememberContinue reading “Olle Market 올레 시장”

Beosong Green Tea Fields

Tucked away along the sothern coast of Jeollanam-do is Beosong 보성 the home to green tea which has ben deamed pure enough for an astronots diet by the Russians. Green tea has been grown in this area for thousands of years and is quite the sight to behold. The largest farm in the region, DeahanContinue reading “Beosong Green Tea Fields”