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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 on a military base in one of the most militarized...

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 been wandering kinda aimlessly, probably looking for somewhere to lunch. "Cheollabuk Child...

“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 the way only shock does.  I handed him a stick, just then...

“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 my family, I'm infamous for getting lost. Once, I was...

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 action on all of Passion Passport's social media feeds: Twitter (@passionpassp) Facebook...

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