Seattle, Washington

Seattle has been on my “Places to Visit” list for years, but I had never created a great excuse to get there — until this summer. I decided I would stop over in the area for a few days on my way back from South Korea because I was flying that direction anyway, right? Besides, … Continue reading

Seoul: Korean War Memorial, Tourism, and Three Reunions

Our group was tired by the time we got back from the DMZ on Saturday, June 8. But the War Memorial of Korea is just a short walk away from Camp Kim, so we decided to squeeze in one more site before calling it a day. We actually arrived in Seoul on June 6, which is … Continue reading

Being a Tourist in Tokyo

Tokyo Tower is taller than the Eiffel Tower, has a pretty cool orange and white color scheme, and even has an aquarium in the basement. It functions as a digital television and radio antenna, and it’s a great place to get high above the city for a different perspective of what Tokyo looks like. I’m … Continue reading