Touring Tokyo

With just three days to explore Tokyo, my friend Jess and I didn’t waste any time. We pretty much covered the entire city and were completely exhausted by the time our short trip… Continue reading

China Adventures: Post-Race

After running The Great Wall Marathon we boarded the bus and headed back to Beijing for the remainder of our trip. It wasn’t fun being cramped up in a bus for 4 hours after running… Continue reading

Great Wall Marathon 2017

The Great Wall Marathon, put on by Albatros Travel, was first held on May 26, 1999. Albatros Travel is a Scandinavian travel company that was founded in Copenhagen in 1986 by Mr. Soren… Continue reading

China Adventures: Pre-Race

This past May, my friend Jessica and I took a trip to Beijing to run the Great Wall Marathon. The race is put on by Albatros Adventure Marathons and is considered one of the toughest… Continue reading

Halong Bay

Our overnight train from Lao Cai back to Hanoi was about as uneventful as our first train ride. I managed to get a bit more sleep this time around though, probably because I… Continue reading

Sapa Trekking: Day Two

After having such an exciting first day of adventures in Sapa, we were excited to get our second day of trekking started. We woke up well rested and grabbed a big breakfast from… Continue reading

Sapa Trekking: Day One

To get to Sapa we took an overnight sleeper train from Hanoi to Lao Cai. Our cabin on the train had two sets of bunk beds with a table and lamp in the… Continue reading

Cycling in Hanoi

Our third day in Hanoi was one of my favorite (and most terrifying) days of our holiday in Vietnam. We were picked up in the morning by TinTin and our driver and were… Continue reading

Exploring Hanoi

After a wonderful first day exploring Hanoi, we were excited to have great weather to start our second day of adventures. This day was spent exploring many of the monuments and alleyways of… Continue reading

The Streets of Hanoi

This past April my friend Elizabeth and I set out on a girls trip to Vietnam. We decided to use Buffalo Tours to make things easier for us, plus we heard the company… Continue reading

Puerto Princesa Adventures

The highlight of our time in the Philippines was definitely our time spent at Noa Noa Private Island but we did spend a few days in Puerto Princesa before heading back to Korea. We stayed… Continue reading

NoaNoa Private Island Getaway

When searching for a spot for our Christmas vacation, Adam and I somehow stumbled across the gem of NoaNoa Private Island. Renting our own private island started out as a joke that soon… Continue reading

Photo Post: Chuseok 2016

Chuseok is one of the most celebrated holidays in Korea. I was told this 3-day holiday is Korea’s version of Thanksgiving. The holiday is usually celebrated by visiting family members and friends and honoring their… Continue reading

Koh Samui & Ang Thong National Marine Park

The second part of our Thailand vacation was spent on the island of Koh Samui, about an hour flight south of Bangkok. We flew Bangkok Airways which we loved, mainly because they provided… Continue reading

Adventures in Bangkok

This past July we had the most amazing summer vacation in Thailand. This was our first International vacation while living in Korea and it is easy to say that it was one of… Continue reading

May in Korea

It has been a while since my last post so I thought I would type up a quick summary of what we were up to throughout the month of May in Korea, or… Continue reading

Taean Tulip Festival

This past weekend Adam and I took a drive to Taean to check out the Taean Tulip Festival. Taean is located about 65 miles east of us. Unfortunately with the traffic it took 3.5… Continue reading

Field Trip to the Park

I haven’t posted many photos of the kiddos at school lately. Here are a few shots I captured on our field trip to the park today. Aren’t they just precious?

Gyeongbokgung Palace

It has been quite some time since my last post. We actually haven’t been up to that much lately, just sticking around our abode and exploring the restaurants and shops nearby. I realized… Continue reading

Hwaseong Fortress

About 15 miles from where we live is the city of Suwon. Unfortunately the drive with traffic is about an hour to venture those 15 miles and another 15 minutes to park so… Continue reading

Photo Post: Weekend In Seoul

Last weekend I ventured to Seoul with the ladies. Here are some photos from our trip! 🙂 We stayed at the Grand Hyatt Seoul, SUPER NICE with an amazing breakfast and dinner buffet.… Continue reading

Sweet Home South Korea

Welcome to our humble abode! We have finally received all of our belongings we shipped over from the states. Here is a tour of our new home sweet home in the ROK.  Entryway:… Continue reading

A Day at the Market

From accidentally ordering anchovies to not knowing the proper way to eat Korean BBQ, food in Korea has definitely been an adventure for us so far. Today was another day full of learning,… Continue reading

We Made It To Korea!

Whoo-hoo! After an awesome time in Hawaii we set off to Korea on Korean Air. This was our first time flying an airplane of this size. As you can see in the photo… Continue reading

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