Favorite Photo Story: Mt. Namsan in Seoul, South Korea

Location: Seoul, South Korea Date: December 2009 I had the day off work on a mid-December day and decided to spend it walking through my neighborhood of Itaewon and its surroundings. I had lived in Seoul more than 10 months, and my fifth-floor apartment in that neighborhood still ranks as one of my top two […]

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A Primer for Student Travel

Traveling internationally is one of the most rewarding, frustrating, exhilarating, humbling, and educational endeavors one can pursue. I haven’t met many people, once they’ve put an overseas trip or two behind them, who expressed no interest whatsoever in doing it again. I’ve been fortunate to share these kinds of experiences with a few of my colleagues […]

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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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Photos from Asia and Europe

I finally arrived home to Texas a couple of days ago after spending the past seven weeks traveling through parts of Asia and Europe. I’m looking forward to sharing some more specifics about the trip, but for this first post, I’m simply posting some of the photos I snapped along the way. Jeju Women Divers, Jeju Island, […]

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