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Moving to a new city is always a whirlwind. My first few months in Korea were the strangest, hardest, liveliest, and some of the most memorable days I’ve spent here so far. There’s something that changes, though, once you get accustomed to your new city. You start to learn the in’s and outs; how the …

Surprise – I’m going to Japan! Well, actually, if you follow me on Instagram or Facebook, you’ll know that I’ve already gone to Japan… I’m a little late on the train with this update. I still wanted to use my thrilling little intro, though, hope that’s okay with you (*attempted wink). With my teaching contract through EPIK …

Every week I post a new portrait, with a short little story to go along with it, that captures the magnificence of people and societies around the world. Sometimes they’re taken in my own backyard, and sometimes they’re captured during my travels. To see more Portraits Around the World, click here. Have you heard of the …

I spent most of this sunny afternoon in late March observing my friends attach themselves like little monkeys up and across the rocks. If you know me at all you know I’m not exactly the athletic type. I don’t have muscles for days and it’s quite unlikely that I’d be able to out run, or out-anything, …

Every week I tell the story behind a photograph featuring the portrait of a person that made me think. Sometimes they’re about capturing a feeling, other times they’re about the story the photograph tells. To see more Portraits Around the World, click here. My the street in South Korea… and one of the older Ajushis who walks my street every …

This was the first year I lived somewhere that has more than one season (unless you count slightly more prevalence of rain). I know that’s probably baffling for a lot of people, including my boyfriend who walked around in the dead of Korean winter with a t-shirt on. For me, though, it was a big deal. …