October 15, 2013
Seoul Namdaemun

Hometown Travel

For the last four weeks in Seoul, my time has been filled with eating, thinking, talking, sleeping, working, and catching up. I came back to Seoul after a hard time in India, and a simultaneous (and uncomfortable) realization about my […]
February 14, 2013
New York Timesquare Psy New Year's Celebration

Finding What is Gangnam Style with Frugal Traveler

When I asked a security guy at LAX where the security gate was he busted out with, “Oppa Gangnam Style”. I got private messages, Tweets and Facebook comments asking about Gangnam Style on multiple occasions. One girl even told me […]
October 14, 2011

Runaway to Sister’s City: Seoul, Korea by Katie Tibbetts

  This week’s Runaway to Sister’s City is special for me with two reasons. A) Because it’s Seoul, my hometown. And B) This great piece is written by my good friend and a wicked travel writer Katie Tibbetts (also known […]
July 12, 2011

Taking advantage of Seoul’s diversity – Mexican food

  One of the great things about living in a big city is the diversity. Seoul was not so diverse place from the beginning. Korea was and is all about tradition and history. However due to the massive amount of […]
July 1, 2011

My Seoul, Its Face before I Leave.

  I will be on the plane to Washington DC by this time tomorrow. It’s just three months, I know. But due to all the hectic things happened around me during the past few months, or last two years, it […]
March 14, 2011

Driving Miss Age

Well.. we weren’t driving but I choose the title because it rimes. 🙂 Serendipity. This is one of my favourite English words. I think serendipity is a wonderful gift of life. Also this is one of the reasons why I […]
February 20, 2011

Hello gorgeous, I missed ya! : the first sign of Spring

20 February, 2011. Current temperature is 12degC, and there’s no single piece of cloud in the sky. I am wearing light jean and summer shirts with Angkor wat picture on it. Of course I’m wearing jacket as well, but it’s […]
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 […]
May 18, 2010

10 Things to Do in Seoul on a Budget

Besides “Gangnam Style”, what do you know about Seoul? My hometown, one of the biggest cities in the world that expands over 600 years, Seoul is becoming a popular destination for world travelers. The capital city of South Korea may […]
May 5, 2010

Itinerary of short trip to Seoul, 3rd day.

3rd day. Country side –> My place –> Krispy Kreme . . We decided to go a little field trip to country side of Seoul. Where to? A friend of my mom, let’s call her Mrs.Seo for convenience, has a […]
April 17, 2010

Itinerary of short trip to Seoul, 1st day.

From my friend Meaghan‘s short visit to Seoul, I did a little plan for the tour. Here’s Runaway Juno’s style of itinerary of short trip to Seoul. 1st.  City tour. You want to get to know where you are right […]
March 2, 2010

Korean Street Food: What to Eat and More Importantly, What are They?

Korean street food surely look interesting… We can’t discuss Korea without mentioning food. Every season Korean make different dishes using seasonal ingredients. We make kimchi in winter and eat it all year. A common greeting is “Have you eaten?”. Yes, […]