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December 21, 2016

Best Destinations of 2016: Alaska, England, Quebec, and More

It’s that time of the year again. Let’s look back and review the 10 best destinations of 2016! This year was full of new experiences and visiting familiar places that I adore. I spent a lot of time in Korea […]
November 3, 2016

Thor Heyerdahl’s Kon-Tiki Expedition: Across the Pacific by Raft

The Kon-Tiki Museum was full of adventure and inspiration When I found out my flight route was going to Oslo, the first thing I thought was “Kon-Tiki!”. My mild obsession that started one year ago burst into flames again. After […]
July 17, 2016

Photography Guide to Iceland

Where to go to take amazing photos in Iceland There are certain places that every photographer wants to go. Iceland is certainly one of the most exquisite places for all of us. Its fascinating culture, dramatic landscape, vibrant wildlife, and […]
April 29, 2016
The Nobel Museum

The Nobel Museum: All About Alfred Nobel and 900 Nobel Laureates

Why visit the Nobel Museum? Museums are like a living encyclopedia. Pre-Google days, we researched by flipping through a set of encyclopedia and going to museums. Museums were a proof that what I learned from books were actually real. It […]
March 23, 2016
When The Universe Says Relax

When the Universe Says “Relax”

What’s your relationship with the Universe? Do you believe that the Universe has its ways to lead you? Are you a believer? Me? It’s complicated. Last Monday wasn’t the easiest day I’ve had. Let’s just say, things didn’t work out […]
December 15, 2015

72 Hours in Stockholm: The Gateway City Strategy

Seventy-two hours well spent in Stockholm 스톡홀롬 구경 잘했다고 소문나는 비법 When you’re traveling between North America and Europe, what is your favorite route? Iceland was my first choice a few years back, but now I have a new favorite: […]
December 5, 2015

The Best of Winter in Iceland

Heading to Iceland this winter? Iceland is a destination that doesn’t need any convincing for most. The popularity is rising fast, and there are evident reasons why. This second largest island in Europe is really easy to get to especially […]
December 1, 2015
Reindeer in Utsjoki

Reindeers Are Better Than People – Life of Sami and Reindeer

Reindeers Are Better Than People. Sven, Don’t You Think That’s True? If you are a fan of Frozen, along with every kid and teenager around the world, you’d remember the adorable reindeer Sven. Sven the reindeer is the best friend […]
November 28, 2015

Vasa Museum – Stockholm, Sweden

Vasa Museum was more than just an old boat in a building, which I thought it was. Vasa was a symbol of the Swedish “great power period”, when Kingdom of Sweden controlled much of the Baltic region during the 17th […]
November 25, 2015
northern lights in northern lapland

The Day I Saw Northern Lights in Lapland

It’s Always Sunny in Northern Lapland (Well, Sort Of) We flew to Ivalo from Helsinki. Then we drove 198km north (69.9000° N) to visit a small village called Utsjoki. There are 1,200 people living in the district, which is combining […]
November 10, 2015

Nuorgam, Finland: The Northernmost Point of European Union

Have you wondered where is the northernmost place in European Union? Here’s the answer: Nuorgam, Finland. It’s right at the border between Norway and Finland.
April 5, 2013

Runaway Photo: Aerial View of Iceland in Winter

  Flying over Iceland There’s a reason why I visited Iceland two times within one year, when I don’t live anywhere near Europe. I showed my affection to Iceland more than enough times. Hotdog and coke are not the only […]