Lauren in Japan

Born and raised in South Africa, Lauren had previously never left the African continent. She maybe drove through Swaziland and once vacationed in Mozambique for a weekend with friends. It all changed in her second year living in Korea. Born and raised…

KYOTO

What to See in Kyoto: 10 Sights Not to Miss on Your First …

Wondering exactly what to see in Kyoto? Don’t miss these ten spots!  One weekend in May, my friend Lynsey and I got lucky with a 5 day weekend from our schools in Korea. So we decided to hop over to…

Elissa’s Solo Travel to Hong Kong

What exactly is it like to solo travel to Hong Kong? I thought I would ask my good friend, Elissa. If there is one person I met who defines wanderlust, it would be her. After growing up and graduating from a…

Experiencing a Temple Stay in Korea at Naesosa

No matter your religion (or lack thereof), you can’t argue it has had a big hand in shaping a lot of the world’s culture and society. Learning more about it can help strengthen your understanding of a specific country. In terms…

Seoul Jazz Festival 2015

Started in 2007, Seoul Jazz Festival has become a mainstay in Seoul’s music scene, returning each year around May. Easily one of my favorite festivaly things to do in Korea! It’s got a very calm vibe, the kind I’d drink…