July 18, 2017
Kyrgyzstan

Things You Didn’t Know about Kyrgyzstan

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)This was my first time visiting Central Asia. I’ve been hearing a lot of stories because Stephen lived and traveled there extensively, but I never had a chance to visit until now. Kyrgyzstan, […]
July 4, 2017

Virginia is for Summer Lovers: Ain’t No Mountain High, Ain’t No River Wide Enough

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Virginia is for Summer Lovers! Summer is the best time to enjoy the natural beauty of Virginia. That’s what #VAOutdoors is all about. You will have to get out of the car and […]
June 30, 2017

Experience the 16th-century Joseon Dynasty in Hahoe Folk Village

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)There’s no better place to experience the life of the 16th-century Joseon Dynasty than the UNESCO recognized Hahoe Folk Village. An hour away from the city of Andong, the Nakdong River flows around […]

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Jiyeon Juno Kim

storyteller: writer, photographer.

Juno Kim is the voice of South Korea’s best travel blog Runaway Juno. Juno is a prolific travel blogger, social media strategist, an award-winning visual storyteller. Originally hailing from Seoul, South Korea, Juno set off for the wider world to pursue her passion for international travel and storytelling. Since leaving her engineering job, she has been working as a digital nomad through more than 50 countries for last five years and opened several photo exhibitions. With her insight on independent travel, she founded UnquoteTravel.com with her two partners.

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Seoul, South Korea

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Kyrgyzstan

My Next Stop

Mongolia

 
 
 

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June 30, 2017

Experience the 16th-century Joseon Dynasty in Hahoe Folk Village

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)There’s no better place to experience the life of the 16th-century Joseon Dynasty than the UNESCO recognized Hahoe Folk Village. An hour away from the city of Andong, the Nakdong River flows around […]
June 15, 2017

Life and Death, It’s All Part of a Life: Visiting Pashupatinath Hindu Temple

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)What can you expect from the most sacred Hindu temple in Nepal? Before going into the Pashupatinath Temple, we sat in front of one of the holy men. He prayed in the name […]
April 23, 2017

Daereungwon Tomb Complex | The Silla Kingdom’s Ancient Burial Ground

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Large ancient tombs of kings and nobles of the Silla Kingdom can be seen around Gyeongju at the Daereungwon Tomb Complex. There are twenty-three large tombs located here; the most famous being Cheonmachong […]
April 7, 2017
Dosan Seowon

Dosan Seowon: Stepping into Toegye Yi Hwang’s Confucian Legacy

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Do you know who is the person on the 1000 banknote of Korean won? That’s Teogye Yi Hwang. Toegye Yi Hwang (퇴계 이황) is a name that cannot be forgotten by most Koreans. […]

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July 18, 2017
Kyrgyzstan

Things You Didn’t Know about Kyrgyzstan

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)This was my first time visiting Central Asia. I’ve been hearing a lot of stories because Stephen lived and traveled there extensively, but I never had a chance to visit until now. Kyrgyzstan, […]
July 4, 2017

Virginia is for Summer Lovers: Ain’t No Mountain High, Ain’t No River Wide Enough

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Virginia is for Summer Lovers! Summer is the best time to enjoy the natural beauty of Virginia. That’s what #VAOutdoors is all about. You will have to get out of the car and […]
June 30, 2017

Experience the 16th-century Joseon Dynasty in Hahoe Folk Village

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)There’s no better place to experience the life of the 16th-century Joseon Dynasty than the UNESCO recognized Hahoe Folk Village. An hour away from the city of Andong, the Nakdong River flows around […]
June 27, 2017

The Complete Guide to the Jirisan Ridge Hike [4] Cheonwangbong Peak Sunrise Extravagant

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Did our family do a lot of good deeds? This is the day when I know the truth. Today’s itinerary: Jangteomok Shelter – Cheonwangbong Peak – back to shelter – Baekmudong – Seoul […]
June 22, 2017

Looking for Something to Do This Summer? Here are Six Unusual Places to Visit in Texas

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)The state of Texas is like a country, I’ve heard. All of South Korea could fit inside Texas seven times. Isn’t it amazing? Well, even the tourism slogan of the state is “It’s […]
June 20, 2017
Panauti homestay

A Home Away from Home: Community Homestay in Nepal

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Searching for the local connection? Try Community Homestay in Nepal. What do you look for when you are traveling in a new country? New cuisine, outdoor adventures, or new landscapes? Among all the […]
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