Runaway Tales

November 18, 2010

He gave me… Thumbs up!

Who is the sweetest person you’ve ever met on the road? I’m sure you all have a lot of stories. I’m constantly surprised by how this world is filled with kind individuals. Now, let me tell you this sweet man […]
November 15, 2010

When was the last time you wrote the special letter?

After over 100 articles and 8 months of blogging, there’s one huge thing I left out about Korea. Military service. Getting to know where you came from is certainly a unique experience. Just like Robert Sternberg said, “Passion is the […]
November 3, 2010

Japchae, the food for the fiesta.

A dish, such as soup, hot pot or BBQ are certainly main topic material for sure (and I’m sure I’m going to cover that at some point), but since we do have a lot of, I mean a lot or […]
November 1, 2010

A Birthday Tribute

          Today is my birthday. I love birthdays in general. It’s so exciting, isn’t it? One day, this is the day that you are the center of the world. Oh well, I think everyday that I […]
July 20, 2010

My summer break to Jeju island.

. . . . For the first time since I got a full time job, I’m going to have summer break. Unfortunately Korean companies don’t allow long break, in any occasion. So how long will I be gone? 5 days, […]
June 25, 2010

Ravishing Lake Tekapo – Part 3. Nature, people and the job offer

Part 1. Meditating. Everything is a postcard! Part 2. Astronomy, why must? Part 3. Nature, people and the job offer. After the tour, went to the tour operator and gave my feedback like I promised. He carefully hears what I […]
June 15, 2010

Ravishing Lake Tekapo – Part 2.Free of charge.

Part 1. Meditating. Everything is a postcard! Part 2. Astronomy, why must? Part 3. People, nature and a job offer. . . Next step was to found out how I can get to the observatory. Did I mention? I used […]
May 29, 2010

Hong Kong You Knew is Wrong

What word pop up in your head when you hear “Hong Kong” ?. Before I really knew about Hong Kong, Shopping, expensive food, and luxury accommodation were for the whole idea because every Korean tour operators said so. Even the […]
May 26, 2010

Lucky coincidences I’ve met in Hong Kong

. . We travelers love coincidences, right? At least a good one.  Some say like in a movie “You know I hate surprises.” But I never met one in real life. . Serendipity. It is my motto of travel. Travel […]
March 7, 2010

When Does Travel Change Your Life?

Thinking back, when do I start to like traveling? Now I can see there were 3 moments. In my child hood my parents always took my brother and I to travel in Korea. Korea is very small country but it […]