Bucket living

September 22, 2015

What AWE Taught me about Criticism

How to take criticism without taking it personally. This year’s Asian Women’s Empowerment Conference was a huge success. It was the true definition of quality over quantity. It was the smallest group among the three events we had, but the […]
August 14, 2015
Bantayan Sunset, Philippines

I Was Here

I Was Here I’m musically emotional. I’m not even sure if that’s the right description, but it means I’m easily moved by songs and lyrics. You know I have a theme song! If I have an ability to song and […]
July 13, 2015
Four years of Bucket Living

Four Years of Bucket Living: Four More Years?

  It’s been four years since I spilled my bucket. What’s changed? I still vividly remember the night when I was on the street under a yellow streetlight, crying. Yes, it wasn’t one of my most typical days. I had […]
April 13, 2015
Juno and Stephen Wedding Photo

The Complete Guide to Korean Traditional Wedding Ceremony

The Complete Guide to Korean Traditional Wedding Ceremony Korean traditional wedding ceremony is full of colors and excitements. Fifty and some shades of colors in the traditional house’s courtyard and traditional live music have a power to make you dance […]
April 8, 2015
I'm Married. Now What?

I’m Married. Now What? My Travel Plans for the Next Six Months

“You’re married. Does it mean that you’re going to settle down somewhere?” “Where will you live, in America or Korea?” “Where is your honeymoon house?” I got a lot of questions about what will be changed after we got married. […]
April 6, 2015

The Complete Guide to International Marriage in Korea

How did we do that? Here’s your copy of The Complete Guide to International Marriage in Korea On March 29, 2015, I became a wife to somebody, and I gained a husband and a family. I’m officially a married lady […]
March 17, 2015
Five Years of Runaway Juno

Five Years of Runaway Juno: What’s Changed

Five Years! Yes, you heard right – this is the week that marks five years of Runaway Juno. Five years. Five! Can you believe it? The site was born to feature my travel stories and photographs that I couldn’t share […]
February 26, 2015
Rock Climbing and Life Lessons

Rock Climbing and Life Lessons

Indoor rock climbing is my new “it” sport. As a daughter of an experienced climber, I’ve always wanted to try it. But it’s not something that I could start nowhere, and in fact I didn’t know how or where. The chance […]
February 2, 2015
The Fundamental Things Apply

More Fundamental Things Apply

It’s almost February. Seems like it was only last week that I watched the amazing fireworks over Edinburgh Castle, but that was already four weeks ago. Where did the time go? I wrote some “simple” New Year’s resolutions with lots […]
January 27, 2015
Working from home

Working From Home. How Do You Do It?

Do you work from home? What’s your secret to be more productive? Since I’ve been staying in Korea for a while, I’m working from home most of the days while working on my blog and other projects. Sometimes I go […]
January 20, 2015

My, What I Call, Life Lessons Learned from Miranda

I love comedy. It’s such a delicate art in the form of funny faces. Behind the silly conversations and laughter, subtle life lessons are hidden. That’s why I love it. My heroes all know how to use and respect humor: […]
January 12, 2015
New Year's Resolutions

My So-Called New Year’s Resolutions

It’s the time of the year: to write the New Year’s Resolutions! It’s the second week of the New Year. How’s it going so far? Are you keeping your New Year’s resolutions? I’m still trying to keep up the “25 […]