Long-term Travel

December 27, 2016

A Digital Nomad’s Guide for Budapest

Looking for a temporary home in Europe? When Stephen and I were searching for a good temporary home in Europe, there were a lot of great candidates. From small towns to big cities, we were considering many options. For the […]
April 8, 2015
I'm Married. Now What?

I’m Married. Now What? My Travel Plans for the Next Six Months

“You’re married. Does it mean that you’re going to settle down somewhere?” “Where will you live, in America or Korea?” “Where is your honeymoon house?” I got a lot of questions about what will be changed after we got married. […]
June 11, 2014

Someday, Someday, Maybe: My Thoughts

How can you tell if anything will ever come of it? How can you endure the waiting for someone else to, well, recognize you? How can you stand the not knowing? People say no one read books anymore. There are […]
March 11, 2014

The Three-Day Rule, Three-Year Rule, and Two-Week Rule

Three-Day Rule On my first backpacking trip, I almost booked my flight back to Korea on the third day. It was a month-long trip, but I remembered what my dad said, “You can always change your ticket if you want […]
October 8, 2013

Where Everything Began

“How did you get into this business?” This is one of the most common questions I get whenever I meet new people. Given my job and my lifestyle, I’m not someone they typically encounter on a day to day basis. […]
October 2, 2013
Buying a new backpack in Germany

When Things Make Me Happy – I’m Not Perfect

In the era of long-term travel and anti-consumerism, owning or wanting things is considered to be super lame. People romanticize the ability to put everything in one bag and travel the world for years. Because they know it’s hard. Also […]
September 25, 2013
A statue of Shiva in Rishikesh, India

Rishikesh: The Sanctuary for All

Rishikesh: The Best Sanctuary for All During two full months of my Indian adventure, Rishikesh was one of the only places that I felt comfortable. When I posted ‘I’m Having a Hard Time in India’, people who’ve previously been to […]
September 5, 2013
Lake NH White Mountains

The Cliché Advice I Never Believe

I have a group of friends (around the world) who are willingly put up with me, when I think my life is falling apart. They’ve been on the path I’m at, gone through the pain I’m feeling, if not, they […]
June 24, 2013

Two Year Anniversary of Bucket Living

  Two Year Anniversary of Bucket Living    Exactly two years ago today, walked out the very same door, that I had been passing for last two and a half years, for the last time. The 30-month long relationship between […]
May 7, 2013

Why I Ignored Singapore

  No, I didn’t have chilli crab in Singapore   After two weeks in the Philippines, I was very happy to be in Singapore. I haven’t had a hot shower in two weeks, food options were not so various, and using public […]
February 15, 2013
Gyeongbokgung - Seoul, Korea

My Seoul through Mobile Photography – What I Missed for Last 14 Months on the Road

  I haven’t seen Seoul since two Decembers ago. I was quite anxious to come back with a lot of different emotions, but after few weeks of settling in, I’m glad to be back. Seoul is my hometown. My whole […]
February 12, 2013

Challenge is not for Everyone

“I hate this world forcing me to follow dreams and passion. Why do we need to think about tomorrow’s happiness?” Said, my Korean friend who I used to work with at the engineering company. It was the day I published […]