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Home Sweet Home

It’s still hard to believe that my trip is over! But being back home for a day or two has given me time to sit back and...

In Front of it All

I don't think I've ever been told "No photos" so many times in one day. Then again I guess that's to be expected when you're...

Reading the Signs

It caught me off-guard: "Cheollabuk Child Protection Agency". I was in Jeonju, the largest city in Cheollabuk-do, the province I was born in. I had...

“Lost in Translation: Jeonju, Jinju, or Gyeong Ju?” Part 2

The cab driver pointed to my mouth and said something in Korean.  I stared blankly.  "Gum!"  The sudden, recognizable English pushed me into automatic obedience...

“Lost in Translation: Jeonju, Jinju, or Gyeong Ju?” Part 1

The plan was to travel from Seoul to Jeonju via bus -- just under a 3-hour drive. One thing you should know is that, in...

Taking Flight to South Korea — Passion Passport

Today is the day that Elliot Vernon's travel dreams take flight! Elliot will be heading to South Korea today, August 21st! Follow all of the...