Runaway Tales

Adventure Makes People Happy: Where to go and What to do?

There is plenty of scientifically proven evidence that travel and experiences make people happier than owning things. Forbes says, the secret of happiness is spend money of experiences, not things. CNN says travel can be a savior. As we already discussed on my last post, Americans are traveling more than ever, according to the research …

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My Name is Juno Kim and I’m an Immigrant. I Live the American Dream Now.

Just like that, I became an immigrant. I nervously approached a customs officer at Honolulu International Airport. The arrival area in US airports has always made me very nervous and this was not an exception. I handed my yellow envelope that said “DO NOT OPEN” to the officer and waited. With all the talk about …

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Kumis

The Kumis Magic: the Power of Fermented Mare’s Milk

Drinking fermented horse’s milk? I’ve heard about it. I thought about it. I doubted it. I thought I’d never get into it. And now I’m obsessed. It’s natural to use dairy products from the animals people have. So, using milk from a horse is only logical for nomadic people in Central Asia. On our first …

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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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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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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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Read Inspiring Stories of Women on This International Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s Day! It’s March 8th, the day we celebrate women all around the world. Today this day feels more important than ever, especially in times like these. I’m celebrating by wearing a red shirt and thinking of all the women who influenced me. If you are looking for inspirations on this IWD, read …

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My Personal Home Remedies to a Healthier Life Even While Traveling

Traveling long-term can be grueling for our body. We are more sensitive than we think! The change of diet, water, climate, and environment affects our system. Not to mention, a long-haul flight, bus or train ride is another stressful factor. As long-term travelers, we all have experienced a number of ‘situations’, like a hundred trips …

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