How to Be a Mindful Traveler

How to Be a Mindful Traveler

As the world gets a little smaller, and travel becomes easier and easier to do, there’s bound to be more tourists, travelers, wanderers, and explorers in all sorts of areas in the world. As we continue to explore, it’s important…

Jirisan’s Baemsagol Valley Course

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…

All You Need to Know About Kimchi

All You Need to Know About Kimchi

Oh my kimchi. No food is more quintessentially Korean than this piece of fermented cabbage cuisine. I’ve become very familiar with this side dish, its various flavors, and its use in a variety of different soups and entrees. Last year…

Lauren in Japan

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…

A Walk Through Hollywood Boulevard
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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…

A Poetic Backstory to the Golden Gate Bridge
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A Poetic Backstory to the Golden Gate Bridge

One of the most important parts of travel is learning the stories behind all these famous places we want to see. Travel becomes pretty empty if we don’t find a way to emotionally connect ourselves with wherever we’re going. For…