I used to go to Seoul every year for winter break throughout college. My parents lived in China and we used Seoul as a meeting point. I also got to spend time with my entire family on my mom's side, all of whom still live in Korea.Read More
2014 was a great travel year. Despite my full time job, I was able to travel to over 22 cities in 6 countries. I made a lot of updates to the blog. I made New York my home. I went on two trips to Asia this year, and spent the rest of my time traveling around the States. I'm pretty surprised to see that I came close to my 2013 travels in quantity.
A few winters ago, I went to Mattia's hometown, a beautiful village on the Italian Alps for one amazing weekend. Comelico is a fairytale dream. The first thing I noticed was how fresh the air was--it feels as if I was breathing properly for the first time. Looking around, I soaked in the view of the charming village homes surrounded by the breathtaking mountain scenery. And snow. There was lots and lots of beautiful, untainted, pure white snow.Read More
I had previously been to Spain before in 2011 for four days in Barcelona. Barcelona was a huge city, oddly reminiscent of a combination of New York and Los Angeles, but with a European twist. I was happy to get the chance to visit Spain again two years later in December 2013.
I loved my time in Madrid because I was able to experience a more intimate Spanish city. Compared to Barcelona, I could really feel a lot of the older historical and cultural influences.Read More
I can't believe how amazingly beautiful Paris is when the sun sets.Read More