Juno Kim

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 […]
May 26, 2020

How Are You Doing? Me? I Am Not Doing Okay.

This is such a strange world to be living in, isn’t it?   There has never been a better time than the present to check in with each other. How are you doing? Me? Honestly, I am not doing ok. […]
May 11, 2020

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

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 town in the United States, in October. […]
November 28, 2019

Reasons to try Winter Camping in a Motorhome

Reasons to try Winter Camping in a Motorhome Winter camping? You must be joking! Bear with me a moment and give it a chance. Winter camping in a motorhome is both an adventure and a comfortable trip. Similar to glamping, […]