Juno Kim

December 14, 2020

My Quarantine Thanksgiving

American friends, or friends who are living in America, how was your Thanksgiving? Did you have a safe and healthy holiday? Celebrating such a family-oriented holiday during the pandemic was tricky. Traveling to meet the family is one thing but […]
November 18, 2020

Riding a Fatbike in Alaska: When, Where, and How

Alaska, What are these odd-looking bikes? When I first visited Alaska, I saw odd-looking bikes being ridden around the trails. It was deep in the winter during January and trails were covered with ice and snow. I was on a […]
November 10, 2020

Reflections on Kerala – Why more travelers should focus on this region of India

Kerala is Human by Nature For travelers, Kerala is the Perfect Balance A trip to Kerala isn’t just about indulgence or deep inner reflection or strictly cultural growth. It’s the perfect balance of everything that travel in India offers. And […]
October 7, 2020

The Home Away from Home Dilemma

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 in foreign countries, experience something different, just […]
October 3, 2020

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

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 Denali National Park in Alaska. The mountain’s […]
September 18, 2020

How to Explore Colorful Nuuk, Greenland

Nuuk: The biggest city in the biggest island in the world Why do I go north? What is that draws me to the vast, inhospitable land beyond the northerly limit of tree growth? Is it true that the Arctic has […]
September 1, 2020

How to Photograph Northern Lights Photos in Alaska

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 day. I seized every opportunity to look […]
July 31, 2020

Denali Highway: 135 Miles to Explore

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 that connects two remote towns and highways […]
June 30, 2020

COVID 19 and Quarantine. How Did It Change You?

COVID 19 and Quarantine certainly changed things a bit. How did it change you?   The longest March ever has passed. April and May weren’t great either. And now we’ve just passed the longest day of the year (Summer Solstice). […]
June 6, 2020

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

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. Hope. What a great name for a […]
June 5, 2020

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

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 is known as one of the best […]
May 29, 2020

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

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 2018.  I wanted to see the fiery […]