48 Hours in Seoul: A Perfect Seoul Itinerary

Where neon meets ancient traditions and where fascinating Eastern cultures meet Western influences, Seoul makes a great Asia travel destination. While there is certainly enough to do on a Seoul itinerary to keep you occupied for a week or more, I understand that you may be short on time. Perhaps you are simply spending a … Read more

Unexplored Korea: Ansan Multicultural City

Ansan multicultural street

Ansan Multicultural street: As I sit waiting for my gulai kambing Indonesian lamb curry, two Balinese waitresses scuttle over to me excitedly to ask me where I am from and how I happened upon their restaurant in this small industrial town. I tell them that I came here for the food market, and that I have … Read more

Body Shaming In Korea

Body Shaming In Korea: It’s no secret that trying to achieve virtually impossible standards of physical beauty is something that is deeply ingrained into Korean culture and that being beautiful is considered to be a factor of utmost importance. I discussed my experience with this in my article for The Huffington Post “Are You Pretty Enough To Live … Read more