Runaway Tales

August 5, 2016

Technology for Entrepreneurs: What’s Your New Tech Obsession?

What’s your new tech obsession? In this ever-changing world, it’s hard to keep track of new technology. Nowadays, if you think of an idea, there is probably someone out there doing it already. When you need a certain type of […]
August 4, 2016

The Complete Guide to the Jirisan Ridge Hike [0] Preparation and Things to Remember

The summer of the Jirisan ridge hike If you are one of many outdoor-loving Koreans, the Jirisan ridge hike and seeing the sunrise from the highest peak Cheonwangbong (1915m) is probably on your wish list of things to do. It […]
July 25, 2016

What Traveling the World Taught Me: I am Lucky and You are Too

Traveling the world broaden my view of the world. And I realized, how luck I was. To little Jiyeon, the four walls of my home was my entire world. As I grew up, my world got bigger to my neighborhood […]
July 18, 2016

Why Do We Hate? I Have Something to Say

Why do we hate so much? Another shooting, another death, another bombing, another riot. Someone wants to build a wall on the border and keep people with a certain religion out of a country. People are punished because of their […]
July 17, 2016

Jirisan Ridge Hiking: 59km of Mountain Peaks, Waterfalls, and Sunrises

I’m heading to Jirisan! This is the season of summer vacation. What are your plans? Since my job is related to travel, I don’t often take a traveling vacation, but this summer I’m heading to the wilderness for 4 days! […]
June 27, 2016

Let There be Land… The Creation Story of Wendat

According to The Book of Genesis… “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep, and the Spirit of God was hovering over the […]
June 22, 2016

I Lose My Stuff and Miss My Flights: My Recurrent Nightmare

Suddenly I realize that it’s time to leave. Gasp. I need to move to my next destination and my stuff isn’t packed. Everyone is waiting. I must have lost track of time. Oh my gosh, what do I do? I […]
June 17, 2016

Via Ferrata Madness in Quebec: Walking on the Iron Road

So, let’s talk about via ferrata. How many of you have done it or even heard of it? The first time I got to know this foreign concept was while translating Sabah Tourism’s website from English to Korean back in […]
May 6, 2016

Most Children in Orphanages aren’t Orphans: Let’s #StopOrphanTrips

“Most children in orphanages aren’t orphans.” When I first heard this, from a colleague working in international development, it was a shocking discovery. It’s a bit of oxymoron, isn’t it? Orphans in orphanages are not actually orphans. Reading more about […]
May 5, 2016

My Funny Taipei

Coincidence. Serendipity. And then some. During the few days I recently spent in Taipei, I’ve encountered a few head scratchers. It’s not really about cultural differences; it’s more like discovering interesting items that I never thought I’d see. Here are […]
May 4, 2016

Beitou Hot Springs: Taipei’s Urban Heaven

Is there a better way to spend an afternoon than soaking in a natural hot spring? Well, there might be but this is pretty hard to beat. Even before buying a flight ticket to Taipei, I got excited about the […]
April 27, 2016

Success is about Whether You Get Up: Inspiration from Elon Musk

Even Elon Musk fails. Elon Musk, the closest thing the world have to Iron Man, is famous for his vision to change the world and humanity. Most famously, he is the founder of SpaceX, co-founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal. […]