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The best part about discovering a new place is the feeling of breathlessness that comes from seeing something spectacular. I’m usually drawn to crazy, out of this world, possibly supernatural attractions, like Stonehenge (the grandiosity blows me away) or bioluminescent bays (it’s like swimming with fireflies!). When I was invited to climb Mt. Palgongsan to …

In 3 weeks I have been: overwhelmed by the Daegu smell on the streets and in my apartment, pushed by an Ajusshi (elderly man) in the subway, angrily yelled at by a store clerk, lost in the heat for over 2 hours, the accidental consumer of chicken hearts, heard unknowingly cursing in the grocery store …

  If you didn’t already know from my countless posts on social media… I’m in Korea, guys! It’s been three weeks and a bit of a Korean taxi ride. I say that because Korean drivers are CRAZY! (And that’s coming from someone who grew up in Central America). After a yearlong application process, I’ve made …