Korea: The Not-So-Beautiful Photos of What REALLY Happened

While it's completely valid to complain about the ways that our cell phones are changing how we interact with the world around us, I was looking back through some of my Korea photos and noticed something. I usually shoot with a Nikon D90. That camera is my child, my life, my prized possession. But it…

No One Wants to See Your Photos

Okay that's not really true. Your family wants to see your photos, and your friends and roommate might. But the reality of coming back after traveling is often not the glorious homecoming we hope it will be. There comes a moment when you realize no matter how hard you try, that photo will never hold the same meaning…

The Weekend Adventure: Part 1 경주 Gyeongju

This weekend we went on an adventure. Adventure though, I'm coming to realize, was somewhat killed by the invention of the smart phone. Because while yes, we were sitting in a cafe in a rural city in Southeast Korea not sure where we'd be sleeping that night and not sure where exactly the train terminal was,…

Korea: First Impressions of a Country That Doesn’t Feel So Foreign

This is my view as I write this post, upstairs from a cafe in Gangnam. And even as I write this I don't really believe that I'm here. It's weird to have loved a country from afar for so long and to finally be here. It's weird that I know so much about this city and…