Gyeongbokgung Palace, Korea’s Main Royal Palace

Gyeongbokgung Palace, Korea’s Main Royal Palace

One of the biggest must-see things to do in Korea and Seoul has to be Gyeongbokgung Palace. If Germany has the Neuschwanstein Castle and France has Versailles, Korea has the five grand palaces of Seoul. Gyeongbokgung Palace, the “Northern” one, is…

Best Places in Korea: Top 15 in 2015

Best Places in Korea: Top 15 in 2015

Korea, Korea, Korea… I’m so happy I came back and decided to stay on long term (right now the plan is for three years). When I lived in Seoul, I was eighteen, infatuated with K-pop and Kyuhyun, and over all lazy.…

A Logistical Guide to Visiting Thailand

A Logistical Guide to Visiting Thailand

Last year I, with four expat teachers, spent winter vacation ditching the cold and visiting Thailand (and Cambodia). As I’m preparing to do the same with Vietnam this February, I’m doing a lot of googling, forum-reading, and comparing for the little…

Stay With Me Guesthouse in Chiang Mai

Stay With Me Guesthouse in Chiang Mai

Chiang Mai was another place we had a little difficulty booking right away as the prices were a little higher than Siem Reap and Bangkok and room options weren’t as favorable (at least from what was available). While Stay With…

Naejangsan National Park: Finding Fall Colors

Naejangsan National Park: Finding Fall Colors

Naejangsan National Park is hands down one of the most beautiful places in Korea. And I promise, you only need to hike a little. Since Naejangsan is probably my umpteenth time talking about autumn in Korea, I’m sure you’ve guessed it’s…

10 Basics of Airport Style

10 Basics of Airport Style

There’s something interesting and fun about airport style. Whether you’re thinking of the jet set age when flying was considered a fancy-pants affair, and everyone dressed their Sunday best (also when “Sunday best” meant something), or you’re thinking of the…