April 23, 2017

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

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 and Hwangnamdaechong. Daereungwon Tomb Complex is the […]
April 7, 2017
Dosan Seowon

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

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. We remember him from our vigorous school […]
March 15, 2017

What Can You Expect on the DMZ Tour of Korea

“It looks peaceful but there are a lot of land mines and dead bodies.” That’s how Sergeant Choi described the Korean Demilitarization Zone (DMZ) as we looked out toward North Korea. DMZ Tour: What is the DMZ, anyway? The DMZ […]
December 22, 2016

Bali Unexpected: Bali for Adventure Travelers

Oh, Bali. The name carries so much emotion. It’s the place symbolizes peace, tranquil, and healing. Bali has been a popular destination for a long time but it attracted more people after the Eat, Pray, Love phenomena. Thankfully, Bali still […]
December 21, 2016
Alaska, our future home

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 […]
December 5, 2016
Dambulla Cave Temple, Sri Lanka

Itineraries of Sri Lanka for first-timers

The sun-kissed island of Sri Lanka is a mesmerizing melting pot of culture and natural beauty. Ancient temples immortalize relics of Buddha, but reminders of the colonial-era can still be seen. Time-worn cities peek through the balmy jungle, while modern […]
November 20, 2016

How to Explore Phuket Town

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when someone says Phuket? My money would be on the islands beautiful beaches or perhaps the exhilarating nightlife on offer. I bet you didn’t realize that you can experience a whole […]
November 2, 2016

8 Must Try Food in Singapore

Food, Food, Food! A visit to Singapore isn’t complete without digging into the local cuisine. From noodle soup to dim sum, seafood to desserts, there are many, almost too many, options for dining. The city is blessed with countless hawker […]
October 22, 2016

Taste Three Unforgettable Korean Dishes

You might love Korean food, but you might not have heard of these three typical and unforgettable Korean dishes. Do you like Korean soap operas? I’ve met many people who are big fans of Korean TV programming over the years […]
October 7, 2016

7 Ways to Make the Best of Flores Island

Flores Island is Indonesia’s next big thing Flores Island is emerging as one of the most fascinating islands in Indonesia. Rightfully so. Here you can swim in pristine lakes, dive at some of the world’s best dive sites, explore caves, […]
September 30, 2016

#CityAdventures Off the Beaten Track in Hong Kong

Looking for something different to do in Hong Kong? Everyone seems to do the same things in Hong Kong. They go up to Victoria Peak, take a ride on the Star Ferry, visit Man Mo Temple and the giant Tian […]
September 10, 2016

#CityAdventures: How to Shop Like a Pro in Bangkok

This is how you “shop ’til you drop” in Bangkok When planning a trip to Bangkok, you have to remember to leave plenty of room in your suitcase. Why? You’ll know when you get there. Bangkok is one of the […]