WTAsia2015: One Week in Seoul

Our visit to Jeju Island was a relatively short three nights, and our time in Gwangju flew by after only two nights. By then, I think most of the WTAsia2015 travel writing crew were eager to settle down for a bit. Ready for the final leg of our journey, we arrived at the station in Gwangju and waited for our […]

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Crowdfunding #WTAsia2015

Kim Bruce and I got some really exciting news last night: West Texas A&M University has launched a crowdfunding effort to help our Travel Writing students during their upcoming exploration of South Korea. Here’s the link: Back the Buffs — #WTAsia2015 Our students have already uploaded photos, videos, and short explanations about how excited they […]

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Travel Photos of 2014

I was really fortunate to experience an abundance of travel opportunities in 2014. This year was particularly special because I did something I’ve never done before: circumnavigate the northern hemisphere. I left Amarillo, Texas, in May and kept traveling eastward until I got back in early July. I had a lot of fun seeing old […]

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The Demilitarized Zone and North Korea

A day trip to the Demilitarized Zone, the world’s most heavily-fortified border, is essential for anyone traveling to South Korea. It was practically the first thing we put on our agenda as we planned our study abroad trip. My preferred tour is operated jointly by the USO and Koridoor, and it’s located in the USO […]

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