July 1, 2021

Shoup Glacier Kayaking in Valdez, Alaska

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Kayaking to Shoup Glacier was a great introduction to Valdez My first impression of Valdez was that it felt like a well-hidden secret of Alaska. I loved everything about it: the dramatic mountain […]
June 29, 2021
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Anti-Asian Racism and How We Can Travel Better 

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Anti-Asian Racism wasn’t something I wanted to see on the mainstream media, yet, it continues to be part of the news.  Seeing all the Anti-Asian racism incidents and violence, I’ve been thinking about […]
May 28, 2021

Yosemite National Park in Photos

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Yosemite National Park is… hard to describe. The great Ansel Adams once said, “You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you […]

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Jiyeon Juno Kim

storyteller: writer, photographer.

Born and raised in Seoul, South Korea, Juno set off for the wider world to pursue her passion for travel and storytelling. She traveled the world as an award-winning travel blogger and photographer. During her years as a digital nomad, she successfully led and executed media campaigns on a global stage for leading travel brands. With her deep passion for storytelling, she's brought traditional life from the Borneo rainforest, the Moai statues of Easter Island, and the cultures of Arctic Alaska closer to home. She’s dedicated to delivering the message that everyone has a story to tell. After a decade of travel and 60 some countries later, she and her husband relocated to Anchorage, Alaska in 2017. Juno is continuing her mission of storytelling in her newly adopted home. She founded Ovibos Consulting to help brands tell their unique story.

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May 28, 2021

Yosemite National Park in Photos

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Yosemite National Park is… hard to describe. The great Ansel Adams once said, “You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you […]
April 13, 2021

Look at the “Cool” Ice Sculptures at Ice Alaska in Fairbanks

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Ice Alaska is really cool (pun intended) When I hear the word ‘ice sculpture’ I think of the ice sculpture that’s always standing in an awkward place in weddings or banquets that’s the […]
February 7, 2021

Grand Knik Tour with Alaska Helicopter Tours

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)My fascination with glaciers continues I’ve always been fascinated by glaciers. From the moment I stepped onto the first glacier I’ve ever seen, Franz Josef Glacier in New Zealand, I knew we had […]
September 1, 2020

How to Photograph Northern Lights Photos in Alaska

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Here’s my insider tips for how to photograph northern lights photos in Alaska Growing up as an astronomy enthusiast in a big city, I dreamt of seeing the aurora in real life one […]

Runaway Destinations

July 1, 2021

Shoup Glacier Kayaking in Valdez, Alaska

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Kayaking to Shoup Glacier was a great introduction to Valdez My first impression of Valdez was that it felt like a well-hidden secret of Alaska. I loved everything about it: the dramatic mountain […]
May 28, 2021

Yosemite National Park in Photos

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Yosemite National Park is… hard to describe. The great Ansel Adams once said, “You don’t make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you […]
April 13, 2021

Look at the “Cool” Ice Sculptures at Ice Alaska in Fairbanks

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Ice Alaska is really cool (pun intended) When I hear the word ‘ice sculpture’ I think of the ice sculpture that’s always standing in an awkward place in weddings or banquets that’s the […]
April 8, 2021

Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum in Fairbanks, Alaska

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Fairbanks is known as the world-famous northern lights viewing destination. It has a rich gold rush history and often called Golden Heart City. Visitors travel to Fairbanks to experience Midnight Sun. But that’s […]
March 30, 2021

Traveling Around the World in Fairbanks, Alaska

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)We haven’t been traveling for a year. Why not traveling around the world where you are now? Alaska is a diverse place. The most diverse neighborhood in the United States is in Anchorage. […]
March 17, 2021

Alyeska Resort is More than a Ski Resort

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Alyeska Resort, Alaska’s premier ski resort has many impressive titles. Alyeska Resort is the only ski resort in North America to feature mountain, glacier, and ocean views. Upon the spring equinox, Alyeska receives […]
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