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Hike Seoraksan, One of Korea’s Tallest Mountains

Okay, full disclosure I didn’t actually hike Seoraksan (or Mt. Seorak) in Gangwondo. I was on a field trip with my education office, and we naturally took the cable car up to the top instead. Facebook memories reminded me about our…

A Storybook Escape from Seoul

One aspect of Korean culture that absolutely charmed me was the way it celebrates its European influences. There’s something undeniably cute about their approach to things like Paris or the “Little Prince.” In my two years, I thoroughly enjoyed spending weekends…

Seoul Mansion Review, A Lovely Guesthouse in Busy Hongdae

I’ve been wanting to stay in Seoul Mansion for a little while now. When I realized it was in Hongdae and close to a subway stop, I knew I had to stay there for my last night in Korea. This…

The Dreamy Camera Cafe: An Escape from Seoul

If you’re looking to get out of Seoul for a day, then you HAVE to visit the Dreamy Camera Cafe for one of the loveliest experiences in Korea. If you know anything about me, I have a thing for unique…

Exploring Jeju’s East Coast

When I decided to go to Jeju, I knew I only had four days to see as much as I could. While I was determined to figure out how to travel some of it alone, I knew I’d be exhausted…

Hotel Maui DDM Review

I always knew I would be traveling around Seoul after my contract finished. I wanted to try staying in different parts of the city since Elissa, with whom I normally stayed, had already left for the States. One of the…