October 7, 2020

The Home Away from Home Dilemma

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)To be home, or not to be home. I left Korea after the famous Bucket Living transition, and that’s already almost ten years ago. At that time, all I wanted was to live […]
October 3, 2020

Your Complete Guide to Alaska’s Denali National Park Road Lottery

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Explore Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve through the Road Lottery Seeing the tallest mountain in the world in the morning light was really breathtaking. I’m talking about the peak of Denali in […]
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 […]

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Jiyeon Juno Kim

storyteller: writer, photographer.

Juno Kim is the voice of South Korea’s best travel blog Runaway Juno. Juno is a prolific travel blogger, social media strategist, an award-winning visual storyteller. Originally hailing from Seoul, South Korea, Juno set off for the wider world to pursue her passion for international travel and storytelling. Since leaving her engineering job, she has been working as a digital nomad through more than 50 countries for last five years and opened several photo exhibitions. With her insight on independent travel, she founded UnquoteTravel.com with her two partners.

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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 […]
May 29, 2020

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park: Born of Fire, Born of the Sea

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Geologically speaking, Hawaii is one of the most fascinating places in the world. It is living, breathing, and changing every day. The Big Island’s land area has grown after the recent eruption in […]
May 11, 2020

When Whales and Humans Talk: Fall Whaling in Utqiagvik, Alaska

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Some experiences are so powerful that they take a long time to process. Witnessing whaling in Utqiagvik was like that for me. I traveled to Utqiagvik, Alaska (formerly known as Barrow), the northernmost […]
October 18, 2017

Anchorage is a Northern Lights Destination

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Last week, we drove outside of Anchorage downtown to catch the northern lights. It was supposed to be Kp 4 that night. The Kp number is a system of measuring aurora strength. It […]

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October 3, 2020

Your Complete Guide to Alaska’s Denali National Park Road Lottery

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Explore Alaska’s Denali National Park and Preserve through the Road Lottery Seeing the tallest mountain in the world in the morning light was really breathtaking. I’m talking about the peak of Denali in […]
July 31, 2020

Denali Highway: 135 Miles to Explore

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Denali Highway: 135 Miles to Explore this Summer Denali Highway. Don’t be fooled by its name; it’s not a smooth-paved highway that runs through a city. It’s 135 miles of rugged gravel road […]
June 6, 2020

Forest Bathing and Hiking in Gull Rock Trail – Hope, Alaska

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Beginning Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 12:01am travelers arriving into Alaska from another state or country must follow new protocols. Please check COVID-19 related updates on the website from the State of Alaska. […]
June 5, 2020

Hawaii’s Thirty Meter Telescope Controversy and Why I Couldn’t Visit W. M. Keck Observatory

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)What Does the Thirty Meter Telescope Mean to the People of Hawaii? Visiting Mauna Kea and the W. M. Keck Telescopes has been on my list for a very long time. Mauna Kea […]
May 29, 2020

Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park: Born of Fire, Born of the Sea

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Geologically speaking, Hawaii is one of the most fascinating places in the world. It is living, breathing, and changing every day. The Big Island’s land area has grown after the recent eruption in […]
May 11, 2020

When Whales and Humans Talk: Fall Whaling in Utqiagvik, Alaska

This post is also available in: 한국어 (Korean)Some experiences are so powerful that they take a long time to process. Witnessing whaling in Utqiagvik was like that for me. I traveled to Utqiagvik, Alaska (formerly known as Barrow), the northernmost […]
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