Asia

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 …

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

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 …

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

Alaska, our future home

Best Destinations of 2016: Alaska, England, Quebec, and More

It’s that time of the year again. Let’s look back and review the 10 best destinations of 2016! This year was full of new experiences and visiting familiar places that I adore. I spent a lot of time in Korea this year so it was a great opportunity to explore more of my home country. …

Best Destinations of 2016: Alaska, England, Quebec, and More Read More »

Dambulla Cave Temple, Sri Lanka

Itineraries of Sri Lanka for first-timers

The sun-kissed island of Sri Lanka is a mesmerizing melting pot of culture and natural beauty. Ancient temples immortalize relics of Buddha, but reminders of the colonial-era can still be seen. Time-worn cities peek through the balmy jungle, while modern resorts pepper palm-fringed beaches. With so much to see, do, and explore, making the most …

Itineraries of Sri Lanka for first-timers Read More »

Scroll to Top