Juno Kim

Juno Kim, Originally from 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, witnessing the everyday life of different cultures. Currently based in Anchorage, Alaska and exploring this amazing Last Frontier. Follow my journey through @RunawayJuno and Instagram .

The Complete Guide to the Jirisan Ridge Hike [4] Cheonwangbong Peak Sunrise Extravagant

Did our family do a lot of good deeds? This is the day when I know the truth. Today’s itinerary: Jangteomok Shelter – Cheonwangbong Peak – back to shelter – Baekmudong – Seoul Deep in the night, the hour even owls are sleeping, everyone started making noise at 3 am. Of course, we all are …

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Looking for Something to Do This Summer? Here are Six Unusual Places to Visit in Texas

The state of Texas is like a country, I’ve heard. All of South Korea could fit inside Texas seven times. Isn’t it amazing? Well, even the tourism slogan of the state is “It’s like a whole other country”. During our Road Trip USA, I finally had a chance to visit this country-like state. From the …

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Panauti homestay

A Home Away from Home: Community Homestay in Nepal

Searching for the local connection? Try Community Homestay in Nepal. What do you look for when you are traveling in a new country? New cuisine, outdoor adventures, or new landscapes? Among all the good aspects of traveling, the local connection is something special and hard to achieve sometimes. It can be difficult to really get …

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Life and Death, It’s All Part of a Life: Visiting Pashupatinath Hindu Temple

What can you expect from the most sacred Hindu temple in Nepal? Before going into the Pashupatinath Temple, we sat in front of one of the holy men. He prayed in the name of Pashupatinath. The short blessing ceremony seemed appropriate to prepare ourselves to enter the sacred place. He blessed us with holy water, …

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Walking on the Annapurna Sanctuary: Resham Firiri, the Fish Tale, and Mustang Coffee

Annapurna, finally we meet. Annapurna is one of the names that brings romantic feelings. In Korea, the land of hikers, trekking in the Annapurna is a dream for many people. Our newly elected President Moon is famous in Nepal for his love of hiking there. Not just for Koreans but for anyone who is interested …

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Dosan Seowon

Dosan Seowon: Stepping into Toegye Yi Hwang’s Confucian Legacy

Do you know who is the person on the 1000 banknote of Korean won? That’s Teogye Yi Hwang. Toegye Yi Hwang (퇴계 이황) is a name that cannot be forgotten by most Koreans. We remember him from our vigorous school studies. He was an important Confucian scholar and he is the person on our 1000 …

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72 Hours in Oslo: The Gateway City Strategy

Heading to Europe? How about traveling through Oslo, Norway and enjoy this fine city? Thanks to Norwegian Air, and many other airlines, flying to Europe from North America has become quite a bit cheaper. When you’re heading to Europe on your next adventure, consider entering through Oslo and spending a few days exploring this amazing …

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The Complete Guide to International Marriage – How to Bring Your Spouse to the U.S.

I’ll show you how to bring your spouse to the U.S. It is, surprisingly, very complicated. Are you an international couple and decided to get married? Congratulations! Did you already plan for your wedding? You might want to plan your future before making any decision about your wedding. I know in some cultures the marriage …

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Curtea Veche Church

Bucharest for Digital Nomads: Is This the Next Chiang Mai?

Finding a good temporary home is always an interest to digital nomads. Romania’s Bucharest should be high on your list. Is Bucharest the next Chiang Mai?   Even though it’s on the other side of the globe, I feel like Romania is Korea’s sister country because of one thing in common: Romania and Korea are …

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