I Want Much More Than This Provincial Life, So I Decided to Travel

I may not have grown up in a small or rural town, but the sentiment stands true… I want more than what I’ve been conditioned for through higher education, years of perfecting my resume, and jobs I couldn’t wait to quit. Forgive me right here and right now, because it was due to a list […]

15 Things To Do in South Korea: The Ultimate Guide for EPIK Teachers

There are 52 weeks, 365 days, and 8 765.81277 hours in a year. As EPIK teachers, that’s all the time we know for certain we have available to see and do all the things we want in South Korea. How do we make the most of it? I decided to make a bucket list of 15 […]

Chimeak Adventures: Did We Eat Maggots!?

We left the restaurant with a little pump in our chests. Earlier in the evening we had set out to find 치맥 (chimaek or chicken & beer), but somehow grew more and more lost along the way. We invaded local’s personal space on the streets of Beomeo Station, searching for anyone who knew even the […]

Climbing the CN Tower and Conquering Fears

Doesn’t that make you just a wee bit dizzy? It’s mystifying to see in person, as well… and even more knee quivering to experience from the top. Last week I conquered a fear: heights. (Okay, maybe it’s not quite conquered, but I’m certainly 1,122 feet closer!). During my two week trip to the beautiful cosmopolitan city that is Toronto, […]

Fernweh: The Tugging in my Belly

There’s something common among travelers… an aire of dissatisfaction, a mouth-watering craving, a constant yearning. I was reading a travel blog I came across recently, Geckos Tales, where he wrote about “24 Words That Describe Travel Better Than You Thought Possible.” It’s true; most of these words seem to embody my spirit in one form or […]