ANGKOR

A Little Angkor Wat Guide: All You Want to Know

Visiting this famous temple complex can be really overwhelming if you’re not sure what to expect before going! Use this little Angkor Wat guide to get a quick rundown on its history and layout. One of my favorite travel memories…

Hiking Daedunsan in the Fog

Here’s what it’s like hiking Daedunsan, famous for its stunning red suspension bridge when you can’t see in front of you! Even if you take the cable car up like we did, there’s still quite a bit of a trek…

Jirisan’s Baemsagol Valley Course

Filled with mountain ranges and beautiful scenery, one of the best things to do in Korea is to go hiking during the autumn season. Spanning three provinces in southern Korea, hiking Jirisan will allow you to hike a part of…

A Walk Through Hollywood Boulevard

During my L.A. trip this past summer, I was left to my own devices for a day of exploring whatever I could get to off of the metro. Elissa recommended getting off at Hollywood/Vine and taking a walk through Hollywood Boulevard, and…

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…

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…