Welcome To Bangkok

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry The men swarmed our bus as passengers exited and circled the pile of luggage. Countless, “where you go?”  buzzed simultaneously like wasps that couldn’t be swatted away. It’s overwhelming. Dropped on a random street, in the dark, late at night. No wifi connection to direct you to your hotel. Taxi drivers […]

The Best Birthday Yet: Ko Tao

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 11 White sand beaches and clear water lures us in anticipation and brings a smile to everyone’s face. It was a relief escaping the stuffy ferry. Ko Tao begins with walking along the old wooden pier towards the city. Hopefully we’ll be relaxing soon with feet in the […]

Hong Kong and Macau

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 52 James here for a guest post! The “Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China” wouldn’t stamp our passports with Chinese stars, but the city of just over 7 million people has heavy Chinese influence. British influence too. Their people speak Cantonese and English. […]

The Journey Begins: Tokyo

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry “Blink and you’ll miss it” they say. Well that’s the truest words I’ve ever heard. Our year teaching in Korea, that’s South Korea for those still asking, has come to a conclusion. I can’t really believe it. We’ve been traveling three weeks and it’s barely starting to sink […]

Another Beauty: Boriam Temple

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 31 Whew. It’s been awhile since I’ve written. I’m not very consistent but I’m working on it. You’ve all been busy with summer fun festivities anyway, right? A few weekends ago James and I hopped on a bus and headed to a little island southwest of Gimhae called […]

Busan’s Valley of Color

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 1 It would be very easy to spend hours in the winding alleys of Gamcheon Culture Village. This is a place where every corner, structure, and stairway has something interesting to display. The history is quite intriguing, once being the slums of Korea it now attracts tourists from […]

Silence In Korea: Bijindo Island

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry 2 The news of having two days off of work caused a sense of restlessness throughout the school. Before the big break we were scheduled two days of special activities for the kindergarten kids, which included painting nails, hair and makeup, norebang (karoke), cafe’, and an auction. Oh, and the five […]

The Astonishing Seokbulsa Temple

Like Like Love Haha Wow Sad Angry The subway quietly buzzed along as we stood among silent Koreans. I held onto the warm metal door rail, shifting from foot to foot, wondering where the AC was as I wiped sweat from my brow. We both knew we were in for a long ride so we stared wide-eyed […]