Chuseok at the Striking Ulleungdo Island in Korea, Gateway to Dokdo

A note from Mike:  I’m happy to introduce everyone to Rodrigo!  He’s a hiking buddy and fellow traveler who usually posts travel advice at www.OutOfYourComfortZone.net.  He is LiveTravelTeach’s very first guest blogger and I hope you enjoy the article about his getaway to an exotic island!   Another Chuseok, another long holiday, and another opportunity to explore Read More …

Deep Sea Fishing & Fireworks at Hajodae Beach, Yangyang – Seoul Hiking Group

A relaxing day on Hajodae beach is the best medicine after a strenuous day on Dinosaur Ridge in Seoraksan National Park.  Ronda and I opted for a day of R&R instead of biking 50km along the eastern coast.  We were joined by a handful of other beach goers as yoga, sand castles & raw seaweed filled our Read More …

Onesie Subway Ride – Seoul Flash Mobs

A few weeks ago I had the crazy idea to start an epic pillow fight, one thing led to another and I created Seoul Flash Mobs.  We decided to get our feet wet before the pillow fight (which is turning out to have almost 2,000 RSVP’s!) with a onesie subway ride.   The plan was Read More …

Lost in Namdaemun Market

Namdaemun Market was recommended to me by a coworker last Friday.  Its a market at the South Gate of the royal palace.  Namdaemun translates roughly to “South Gate” and my Sunday plan was to wander around the market in the afternoon and grab lunch.  I googled the market and took out my map, it appeared to be Read More …