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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. …

It’s a miracle! (Screamed the guy in the intro of The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and also the French Ambassador that discovered the Jindo Sea parting, now turned festival). But honestly, would you believe me if I told you that the northern end of the East China Sea has the ability to part like the Red Sea? Guys, it really …

Every week I tell the story behind a photograph featuring the portrait of a person that made me smile or scream out to the world, “You go, you!”. Sometimes they’re about capturing a moment, other times they’re about the story that surrounds it. To see more Portraits Around the World, click here. I have to confess, I kind of feel …

I’ve been looking forward to the end of spring for one reason: lots of beach time (and the sandcastles that come with it). Call me snobby, but I wasn’t expecting the beaches in South Korea to be quite as beautiful as they are. When my friend Lauren (who originally came to Korea with me) told …