October 18, 2017

Anchorage is a Northern Lights Desetinations

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Last week, we drove outside of Anchorage downtown to catch the northern lights. It was supposed to be Kp 4 that night. The Kp number is a system of measuring aurora strength. It […]
September 2, 2017

Adventure Makes People Happy: Where to go and What to do?

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)There is plenty of scientifically proven evidence that travel and experiences make people happier than owning things. Forbes says, the secret of happiness is spend money of experiences, not things. CNN says travel […]
August 14, 2017

My Name is Juno Kim and I’m an Immigrant. I Live the American Dream Now.

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Just like that, I became an immigrant. I nervously approached a customs officer at Honolulu International Airport. The arrival area in US airports has always made me very nervous and this was not […]

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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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My Last Location

Seoul, Korea

Currently I am here!

Anchorage, Alaskal

My Next Stop

Alaska

 
 
 

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October 18, 2017

Anchorage is a Northern Lights Desetinations

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Last week, we drove outside of Anchorage downtown to catch the northern lights. It was supposed to be Kp 4 that night. The Kp number is a system of measuring aurora strength. It […]
August 4, 2017
Kol Ukok Kyrgyzstan

Best of Kyrgyzstan in Photos (Part 1): You Have to See It to Believe It

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)The beauty of Kyrgyzstan, you just have to see it to believe it. Kyrgyzstan, country of nomads and snow leopards is such a picturesque destination. The land, people, wildlife, mountains, and lakes, together […]
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 […]

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October 18, 2017

Anchorage is a Northern Lights Desetinations

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Last week, we drove outside of Anchorage downtown to catch the northern lights. It was supposed to be Kp 4 that night. The Kp number is a system of measuring aurora strength. It […]
August 9, 2017

Things You Didn’t Know about Mongolia

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)I’m back from Mongolia! And this is what I’ve learned. For 12 days, I traveled in Mongolia for the first time. I was a bit tired from 12 days of adventures in Kyrgyzstan […]
August 4, 2017
Kol Ukok Kyrgyzstan

Best of Kyrgyzstan in Photos (Part 1): You Have to See It to Believe It

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)The beauty of Kyrgyzstan, you just have to see it to believe it. Kyrgyzstan, country of nomads and snow leopards is such a picturesque destination. The land, people, wildlife, mountains, and lakes, together […]
July 30, 2017

All American Summer Vacation Spots: the East Coast

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Sipping light beer under a parasol on a beach, playing games on a boardwalk, grilling burgers and hotdogs: that’s my image of an all-American summer vacation. Summer is a special time in the […]
July 27, 2017
Kumis

The Kumis Magic: the Power of Fermented Mare’s Milk

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Drinking fermented horse’s milk? I’ve heard about it. I thought about it. I doubted it. I thought I’d never get into it. And now I’m obsessed. It’s natural to use dairy products from […]
July 24, 2017
Issyk-Kul

Issyk-Kul Lake: Who Knew I Could Go on a Beach Vacation in Kyrgyzstan?

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Issyk-Kul Lake: Who knew I could go on a beach vacation in Kyrgyzstan? What do you picture when thinking about Kyrgyzstan? Yurts, horses, mountains, dusty roads, and perhaps remnants of the Soviet Union? […]
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