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February 5, 2011

Templestay, Homesick, and Milkyway

I am at Hwaumsa for a templestay and I am feeling the universe. I was expecting some level of awesomeness but not this much. Between an evening pray session and bed time which is 9pm, is a free time. Some […]
February 5, 2011

Letter from Yeosu

 Leaving Yeosu There is the place like this, gives you more powerful feeling when you leave than when you arrive. I’ve been here few years ago, dragged by powerful feeling toward to Admiral Lee, the greatest navy man of […]
February 2, 2011

Call Your Inner Nerd Out! – Authentic Star Wars Art Exhibition

It was a total serendipity. One of the best nerdy moments for sure. I witnessed the authentic Starwars exhibit. Original designs, sketches, figures made in 70s, light saber… I hardly can straight my head.   Okay, how I got to see […]
January 17, 2011

Runaway Photo: Dim Sum in Hong Kong

. *Location : Dimsum restaurant, Tsing Yi mall, Hong Kong *Occasion : It was my departure day. We had some great food during my short stay but I couldn’t leave without have some dimsum. Sunday morning, in Tsing Yi mall. […]
January 16, 2011

Fountain of Wealth : It’s More than just the Size.

Have you ever through coin into fountain, praying for something to happen? Superstitions, it seems so silly sometimes but time to time we would like to lean on something bigger. No matter how many people think that is a stupid […]
January 8, 2011

List of Things to Do in Singapore by a Singaporean

. We all know one of the best ways to get local information is fro locals. Wandering around and getting lost are other great options which I love, but these two are different methods to approach. . . When I […]
January 4, 2011

Runaway Photo: Powerful Street Art in Hongdae, Seoul

*Location : Hongdae, Seoul (Hongik University) *Occasion : It was here, on this wall for quite a long time but I’ve never thought about take pictures of this. I guess I was taking for granted my town. It happened to […]
December 22, 2010

Eat Patjuk and Drive Evils Away!

Today is Dongji 동지. The logest night of the year. I should explain some background for this. Okay, the traditional East Asian calendars divide a year into 24 solar terms. And Dongji is 22nd solar term of the year. And […]
December 6, 2010

Runaway Photo: Eggs in hell, Beppu, Japan

*Location : Beppu, Japan *Occasion : It was one of the most interesting place in Kyushu area. Japan is well known as quality natural spa. There are 9 different hell experiences called ‘Nine(9) hells of Beppu’. And I choose to […]
December 2, 2010

Olle Course 10 Expedition – A Story by Thomas M. Holst

#The New Contents! The very first Guest of honor on #Runaway tales by Runawayers Category is Thomas M. Holst. Tom is from Omaha, US, and spend last few years in China and Korea. We met on my recent Jeju trip. […]
November 30, 2010

Tai-chi, Taiwanese Flag Ceremony and the Boom Box

Some of ‘famous’ photography of Asia, you can see massive group of tai chi fairly often. Nothing like this in any other continent. Tai chi, or Taiji is a Chinese philosophy. Many Chinese are doing this for meditation and exercising. […]
November 22, 2010

Runaway Photo: The Great Wall of China

*Location : Beijing, China *Occasion : Great wall of China. It was THE purpose of the trip. It was right before the Olympic started. Thought I should visit before Olympic, when it’s still cheaper. It was winter and not very […]