Love motels have a reputation in South Korea. And it’s not the one you’d expect.
Two Perspectives, One Adventurous Sheep
Where to go: Korea
There’s a street in downtown Seoul where all a baker’s dreams come true. Especially if you’re an American expat desperate for some damn cupcakes. It’s cramped, winding, like a crack between the buildings. But it is absolutely packed with things to make your inner foodie […]
There’s a certain sweet disorientation, experiencing someone else’s holiday. It’s like going to a friend’s for Thanksgiving. All the broad strokes are familiar: turkey, stuffing, mountains of dishes, and crowds of in-laws. But then there are the details. Maybe the stuffing has grapes, or walnuts. […]
The red side of my cardboard fan read ‘Diversity shines here.” The blue side had the moderately creepy, “WE are always behind YOU.” I slapped it against my hand and made a clapping noise, like a startled duck. Koreans packed the stands, chanting their country’s name […]
“Sunblock?” “Check.” “Bug spray?” “Check.” “Chocolate?” “Oh, so much.” Sam shouldered the backpack and clicked in the chest strap. “Let’s do this thing.” It was a cool, cloudy Thursday. Thanks to election day falling close against a national holiday, we had a long weekend to […]