For years I’ve been on the fence about splurging on a new road bike. I finally made it happen this fall, and I decided to break her in with a century ride last weekend. While the ride is one I’ll never forget, it’s also one I’d rather not repeat. Continue reading “One hundred miles on a bike (almost)”→
After 12 months in Korea, Wade and I quit our jobs and packed our bags. A lot of people have asked us why we didn’t want to stay another year in Korea or find a different job there. Simply put– we felt it was time to move on. Continue reading “Finding space in Vietnam”→
I was riding a bus to Seoul earlier this month when my phone buzzed. It was my friend Deni. The tattoo artist we were planning to meet that afternoon just canceled our appointment. Continue reading “Getting tattooed in Korea”→
After 10 months in Korea, I’ve had too many awesome (and bizarre) experiences to count. I’ve seen historic palaces, hiked through amazing scenery, and tried spicy-ass foods (even octopus). But one of the best things yet is my journey into the sport of Ultimate Frisbee.
Hiking has always been a fun hobby for me, but I never realized how often I’d be able to do it in Korea. This country is full of beautiful places to explore. A few months ago we celebrated my birthday at a national park by the mountains and the sea. Continue reading “Byeonsanbando National Park (변산반도국립공원)”→
The beginnings of summer are showing up in Sejong City. It’s not even May yet, but gorgeous flowers are in bloom, and mornings are really starting to heat up. Last week, Wade and I got an early start to hit one of our favorite trails in Sejong. It’s just a five minute walk from our apartment in Dodamdong. Continue reading “Views from the top”→
When I first moved to Korea, everyone I met told me that spring was truly the best time here. Cherry blossoms bloom and the sun finally starts to shine again. Turns out… they were right! This weekend we picnicked in the spring sun and explored another part of Sejong: Beartree Park.
Sejong City might be Korea’s newest (and most unfinished?) city, but there’s no shortage of interesting green space. Last weekend Wade and I checked out one of its coolest outdoor parks, Geumgang Natural Recreation Forest. This place is a total gem and it’s right on our doorstep. Continue reading “Vibing on nature in Sejong City”→