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A visit to Suncheon Bay

One of the best views one can find while visiting Jeollanamdo province in South Korea is at Suncheon Bay Ecological Park. The Suncheon wetlands are actually not the largest wetland area in Korea — that would be the Upo wetlands (which I haven’t been to) but Suncheon’s are well worth the visit. 223 more words


Within Walking Distance

Then God said, “I give you every seed-bearing plant on the face of the whole earth and every tree that has fruit with seed in it. 38 more words


A Far Away Fourth

29 hours of travel later, I am in Seoul!

The language barrier here has been the realest I have experienced. I haven’t had the experience abroad of not recognizing characters, and trying to communicate has so far been really silly. 293 more words

Asia & Oceania

Seoul Tour Part 1: Namsan Tower

Monday, June 29th.

Typically Korea University holds an orientation for all the incoming students of ISC or International Summer Campus. This year the school cancelled the event because of the MERs outbreak, scared of having too many people in one building. 598 more words


How North Korea's Marchers for Peace Became Fellow Travelers

In May, a group calling itself Women Cross DMZ carried out a highly publicized “peace march” across the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that separates North Korea from South Korea. 1,541 more words

Obama Administration

Everland and Sheep Cafes

If going to Everland and a sheep cafe doesn’t sound like the most magical weekend ever to you, you’ve got a hole where your heart should be. 667 more words