Top five foods to try in South Korea

South Korea is the land of ubiquitous kimchi and cook-it-yourself haunts. It’s easy to become overwhelmed with the numerous options you have when dining out in Korea. While you really can’t go wrong with any dish (especially if you’re okay with eating chicken feet or silkworm larvae), we have a few favorites that we feel every meat eating visitor to […]

Some of my favorite Korean signs

English is difficult. Everyone knows that. None more so than the people who have spent their whole lives speaking it. Sometimes this difficulty however rewards us with some of the greatest moments of being lost in translation. As a traveler, one of my most cherished treasures is the sings that Tawny and I encounter as we make our way around […]

Global Festivals

While in South Korea we’ve been reminded of one of the best parts of traveling… festivals. One of the best parts of Korea is the ubiquitous nature of festivals. We used to ride out every weekend on our motorcycle, when we lived here, and we would always find some festival going on. Whether is was the Andong Mask Festival or […]

Home again

Chris and I have come a long way together, not only in our relationship, but also in our business. It was four and a half years ago that we boarded a plane to South Korea together. We had been dating for a little over a year and thought that we were only going to teach ESL in the country for […]

When nomads nest.

This month officially marks two and a half years as nomads. It’s true, ever since we left South Korea, Chris and I have quite literally been living out of our suitcases. When we’re not on the road, we tend to spend time with our families. We split our time near Seattle (where my parent’s live) and in between Spokane and […]

A special toast

One of the things that I love about my relationship with Chris is that we are constantly celebrating every milestone, no matter how small it is. Take tonight for example. Yes, that’s a five dollar bottle of champagne poured into plastic hotel cups with the tunes of an iPhone crooning us in the background. The funny thing is that this […]