Long-term Travel

January 29, 2013

Learn to Appreciate

Such a little thing can change everything. There are uncountable things I’ve learned from my travel experiences, and how to appreciate things is one of the most precious abilities of mine. When you live out of a backpack, no matter […]
January 15, 2013
Me in Vatnajökull glacier in Iceland

The Relation Between Daily Ritual and Long-Term Travel

Do you have any daily rituals? And do you keep it on the road? There’s ‘routine’ and ‘ritual’. Routine usually indicates the repetitive actions that happen without any notion. Ritual, however, represents something more meaningful. Do you have any? Have […]
January 8, 2013
Julia Child Valentine's Day Card

My Inspiration: I Cracked the Code

  Who’s your inspiration? For different reasons in different times, I got inspired by many people. The word ‘inspiration’ is one of my favorite English words. It’s the foundation of what I do, and how I function every day. For […]
December 28, 2012
25 Don'ts in the New Year

25 Don’ts in the New Year

  It’s almost a new year!   Did you write down your New Year’s resolution yet? Your personal goals? Professional achievements? I also have so many things that I want to do next year, but one of my goals is […]
December 26, 2012
Infront of the Eiffel Tower in France

The Year 2012 – Highlights of the Last Twelve Months

  What a Wonderful Twelve Months!   I’m glad the Mayans are wrong. Technically their calendar didn’t indicate the end of this world but they just ran out of a space to put the dates, and I’m very much glad we all […]
December 1, 2012
Holiday Gift Guide for Travelers

Perfect Holiday Gifts for the Long-Term Travelers

    Don’t know what to buy for your traveler friends and family?   Holiday season has come! Did you finish your holiday shopping yet? If you are a reader of Runaway Juno, I bet you are going to buy […]
November 28, 2012

The Dark Side of the US Customs

My flight landed at Dulles International Airport at 6:20pm, and I got out at 11:30pm. A lot of American friends have told me, the US immigration officers are the worst people to represent their country. I agree. Is it a […]
October 9, 2012

The Power of Hot Shower – Travel Makes You Humble

Have you ever felt that travel makes you humble in so many ways? I have. Recently, today. As a part of #Travel2Indonesia trip, I spent last two days in Borneo jungle. We slept, ate, worked on the river-boat (klotok – […]
September 10, 2012

I Don’t Know Why I’m Still Traveling – Top 5 Worst Moments

Sometimes I ask myself, ‘Why am I traveling, again?’. Life would be so much easier if I’m just staying at home. Seriously. It is great to go out and see the world, but sometimes I wish I’m at home. I’m […]
September 4, 2012

My Super Korean Identity Revealed

It’s been nine months since I left home. I’ve been China, Vietnam, Laos, the US and now I’m exploring Europe, moving countries every week. Sometimes people asked me ‘Do you miss home?’ and ‘Do you miss Korean food?’. Well, I […]
August 27, 2012

My Travel Purpose: Finding Similarities and Differences

    “What makes you travel?”   Then I thought, ‘why?’.   Most of the interviews in any publication, this was the question what everyone asked.     What makes me travel? What makes me constantly move?   That was […]
August 15, 2012

Natural Remedies to Help with Pain During Long Term Travel

  I couldn’t believe her when she said her actual age. And you won’t either. She really does look much younger than her age. Don’t we all want it? Ciki is an experienced traveler and  obviously she knows how to […]