Korea

Changdeokgung Palace and its Secret Garden

While Gyeongbokgung is considered Korea’s main palace, Changdeokgung and its secret garden actually served as the primary royal residence from the early 1600s – 1800s. I’ve been twice now, once in late spring and recently mid-autumn, and it’s definitely one…

Korea

102 Unbelievably Beautiful Places in Korea

I’ve been lucky to visit some of the most beautiful places in Korea while I’ve lived here for a total of 3+ years. Whether it’s some remote hiking trail in the countryside or a famous palace in Seoul, I’ve gathered…

Korea

How to Visit Suncheon Bay Wetland Reserve

One of the reasons I was pretty excited about moving back to Korea was that it meant I’d now be pretty close to the Suncheon Bay Wetland Reserve. I first visited ages ago back in the summer of 2015, and…

The Most Colorful Places in the World

Beautiful exteriors and even better origin stories, here are some of the most colorful places in the world. I don’t know about you, but I personally could use a little more cheer in my life. With so much sadness, devastation,…

Suncheon Open Film Location – A Step Back in Time

Here’s what to expect at the Suncheon Open Film Location. Who doesn’t love diving back into the 50s or 60s for inspiration? Yes, there are so many ways in which society is better today than it was half a century…

Ho Chi Minh City

Things to Do in Ho Chi Minh City on Your First Visit

To be perfectly honest, I really didn’t know what to expect from this place! While I was noting the top things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, I was constantly overwhelmed by its sheer size. I was also a lot…