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Guide to Pyeongchang, South Korea

All eyes are on Pyeongchang, South Korea, as the nations of the world come together for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. What many people haven’t realized, though, is that Pyeongchang is a stunning destination...

Scenes from South Korea

Lauren Kilberg works as a marketing coordinator for a Chicago-based architecture firm. She's a contributing writer for Paste Magazine and explores the intersection of destination and design on her blog Double Takes. Last year,...

Why We Travel: What An American Looks Like

My first time flying to a foreign land was when I was six months old … to the United States to meet my parents. I was adopted from South Korea as an infant. When I...

Trains, Gas Masks, and Settling In

From the first time I got on the Seoul Metro (upon my arrival, traveling from the Incheon airport into the city), I knew there was something wrong with it. I couldn't quite put my finger on it,...

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