July 29, 2015
Wedding Reception - with Stephen's godparents

Family Matters: My Second Wedding

It’s okay to have two weddings, right? I got married in March 29, 2015 in Seoul. My in-laws traveled all the way from the US for our traditional Korean wedding. I’m lucky to have a family who loves to travel. […]
December 29, 2014
Cunnamulla, Queensland

2014 Travel Experiences Top 7

I listed seven of my favorite of the year 2014. While I was flipping through the photos, once again I realized how fortunate I was to visit these wonderful places that some people only dream of visiting someday. Certainly, I […]
November 6, 2014
Northern Lights seen at Coldfoot Camp, Alaska

Fairbanks Winter Adventures

Okay, it’s time to plan your winter destination. Where is it going to be? Are you the kind of person who’d spend the winter on a tropical beach with a mojito, or would you head north to face cold temperatures? […]
September 12, 2014

Cultural Capital of Chiapas: San Cristóbal de las Casas

The Parachico Dancers Welcome You to San Cristobal de las Casas In the central highlands of Chiapas, you can find the charming San Cristobal de las Casas (San Cristobal). Drenched with Spanish colonial style, San Cristobal’s red-roofed buildings, cobblestone streets, […]
September 8, 2014

Chamula, Where the Time has Stopped

Entering Iglesia de San Juan Bautista in Chamula, Chiapas, Mexico We walk in through the thick wooden door. The light is dim. There are no seats. Instead, the floor is carpeted with pine needles. Wide ribbons cross the ceiling of […]
September 4, 2014

Where in the World is Huaxteca?

Huaxteca, where you can find the hidden Eden I signed up for an adventure trip in San Luis Potosi called “Earth’s Hidden Eden”. We were going to jump off waterfalls, go rafting, swimming, diving, and so on in the area […]
August 19, 2014

Why I’m Going to Chiapas, Mexico

I’m going to Chiapas, Mexico!   Sound familiar? You’re right. I went to Chiapas this time last year as well. (Here you can read the recap of ATMEX 2013.) But this year, I’m going with more responsibility. I’m attending ATMEX, […]
April 21, 2014

Winter in Myrtle Beach, SC

Do you go to the beach in the winter? I do. There’s something romantic about the beach in winter: the emptiness, the seagulls, the cold breeze against my cheek, and the early evening sunset. Last February, I had the chance […]
March 7, 2014
Atigun Pass and the Brooks Range

The Atigun Pass and Brooks Range

To the Arctic Desert Our Arctic expedition didn’t end at the Arctic Circle. I rode the Aurora Winter Train from Anchorage to Fairbanks, and drove to Coldfood Camp, 10 miles north of the Arctic Circle. We visited Jack in Wiseman, a small […]
February 21, 2014
Alaska Railroad Aurora Winter Train

All Aboard! Alaska Railroad Aurora Winter Train

Aurora Winter Train was one of the most intense train rides I’ve ever been. Here is the reason why…   A train is one of my favorite ways to travel. There’s just something romantic about it. The Aurora Winter Train […]
February 14, 2014

Runaway Photo: The Day I Saw Northern Lights in the Arctic

Northern Lights in the Alaskan Arctic The luck came to me once, in Iceland. Seeing aurora (aurora borealis, or northern lights) was high on my list of things to do since I was a kid, and it finally happened years […]
February 11, 2014

Lesson Learned from the Gut Parka

You will find the natural gore-tex in the Arctic Studies exhibit at Anchorage Museum Isn’t it amazing to learn how much more our ancestors knew about the world, than what we know now? We think that technology’s evolved, that all […]