Bucket living

April 18, 2016

Are We Wasting Our University Education?

“What did you study in college?” I asked my friend Anna, who’s currently working as a freelance communications specialist. “English literature.” It was unexpected. I’ve known her through my professional network and because she’s awesome at her job, so I […]
April 14, 2016
sleep is the new gluten free

Sleep is the New Gluten-Free: Don’t Overlook the Importance of Sleep

For nearly thirty years, Christopher Thomas Knight lived in the woods of Maine, alone. He has been a phantom and myth to locals. He was caught after many years of burglary from the neighbors to survive. He disappeared into the […]
April 4, 2016
female solo travel safety

Female Solo Travel Safety Tips: My Secrets

Female Solo Travel. You Can Do It Too. Travel alone as a woman can be overwhelming, especially if this is your first time. I get questions like ‘Aren’t you afraid?’, ‘How can you travel alone?’, ‘How do you keep yourself […]
March 29, 2016

Six Years of Runaway Juno: Blogversary!

It’s been six years! That’s right, March 2016 is the month of Runaway Juno’s sixth blogversary. Do you remember what the world was like six years ago? That was when smartphones were starting to become more common. I was using […]
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 […]
March 21, 2016
Late autumn in Seoul

Why You Should Travel Korea with Me

Always wanted to travel to Korea? This is your chance! Surprise! We talked about this for years, but only now have we finally made an itinerary. I’m leading a Korea tour! I discovered my passion for showing the real Korea […]
February 29, 2016
35 Photos That Will Inspire You to Travel to Peru

35 Photos That Will Inspire You to Travel to Peru

Wondering if you should travel to Peru this year? Four weeks in Peru was what I could describe as unforgettable. I’m fortunate enough to travel to many parts of the world as part of my job, but this one was special. […]
February 15, 2016

I Wrote a Book! Runaway Juno’s Pursuit of Happiness: The World is Waiting

  After many years of writing, editing, procrastinating, my book is finally published. It’s called, Runaway Juno’s Pursuit of Happiness: The World is Waiting. Catchy, right? To be honest, writing and editing didn’t take long. Mostly, I was hesitant. I […]
January 12, 2016

The New Year’s Resolution Dilemma

What’s your new year’s resolution? Did you set up specific goals such as walk 10,000 steps per day, drink 2 liters of water each day, read at least 3 books per month, or think of a way to develop more […]
September 22, 2015

What AWE Taught me about Criticism

How to take criticism without taking it personally. This year’s Asian Women’s Empowerment Conference was a huge success. It was the true definition of quality over quantity. It was the smallest group among the three events we had, but the […]
August 14, 2015
Bantayan Sunset, Philippines

I Was Here

I Was Here I’m musically emotional. I’m not even sure if that’s the right description, but it means I’m easily moved by songs and lyrics. You know I have a theme song! If I have an ability to song and […]
July 13, 2015
Four years of Bucket Living

Four Years of Bucket Living: Four More Years?

  It’s been four years since I spilled my bucket. What’s changed? I still vividly remember the night when I was on the street under a yellow streetlight, crying. Yes, it wasn’t one of my most typical days. I had […]