Best Places for Spring in Korea

Spring is one of the best seasons in South Korea as cherry blossoms come out and national parks come alive with color.  This is my 3rd collaboration with other expats on the best things to do in Korea.  You can find the best of winter in Korea and best of fall in Korea on my site Read More …

Renewing an American Passport in Seoul, South Korea

After coming home from my winter vacation I realized I had a happy problem, my passport was out of pages!  I did a little research and found out that as of January 1st 2016 US passports can no longer have pages added.  Instead you must renew the whole passport so I made an appointment at the Read More …

Best Places for Winter in Korea

South Korea is quickly becoming famous for its winter wonderlands.  In 2018 South Korea will host the Winter Olympics and there are plenty of other reasons why this country is well worth visiting in the chilly months.  Enjoy this list of favorite winter destinations from expats and locals living in South Korea! photos and narrative provided Read More …

2016 – Was it really that bad?

Okay so yeah.  The answer is yes.  In terms of progressiveness 2016 was pretty awful for the world.  Atrocities, natural disasters, war crimes against humanity and countless social injustices littered a year that most people refer to as the worst because too many celebrities died. All that other stuff is pretty terrible but if you Read More …

3 Months Left in Korea

Its hard to believe that I’m down to my final 3 months in South Korea.  The last 3 years have had plenty of ups and downs with countless adventures in between.  As my final weeks dwindle away I feel very much the same as I did sitting home in America waiting to come to Korea. Read More …

An Epic Farewell to Asia

Life has been crazy lately, personally, professionally and passionately crazy.  In no small part due to the fact that I’m moving out of Korea in March 2017!  I’ve got a tentative arrival planned for Europe months later but regardless of where I end up I’ll likely be saying goodbye to Asia, my home for the Read More …

The Best Spots for Fall Colors in South Korea

Seoraksan National Park by Mike Still from LiveTravelTeach Instagram – @LiveTravelTeach Seoraksan National Park is possibly the most famous spot for fall colors in all of Korea.  Every year millions of visitors flock through the gates and hike up the valley to enjoy the changing leaves.  Every shade of autumn is found for miles and miles Read More …

9 Step Photo Guide to Korean Buses with Naver Maps

  Whether you’re visiting or living in Seoul, the city offers one of the best public transportation circuits in the world. Luckily it’s also quite easy to learn and acclimate to. The subway system is the go-to form of transportation for most expats because it’s clearly laid out with English and Chinese subtitles. The bus Read More …

Loveland an adult playground on Jeju Island

WARNING: THIS POST IS NOT SAFE FOR WORK OR CHILDREN This is my first post of the sort (and probably my last) but I simply had to share my photos from Loveland with you.  Over Chuseok break I joined an awesome trip to Jeju Island and our first stop was Loveland.  This sculpture park is full Read More …

Hiking Dinosaur Ridge – Bangawoyo Tours

Last weekend I did what I vowed never to do again and I hiked Dinosaur Ridge yet again!  Ronda had never been on the trail so we joined Bangawoyo Tours for a weekend excursion to Seoraksan National Park.  We started our 15 hour trek with about 15 other crazy people just as keen on climbing the ridge-line Read More …