Hanbok Day September 27th 2007 Korea’s biggest holiday, Chusok, has just passed a few days ago. It’s like our American Thanksgiving in that it’s a harvest festival. Everyone takes three days and goes home to visit their family and remember the traditions of their culture.
I think the similarity ends there. On Chusok, everyone goes to honor their ancestors, wears Hanbok (traditional clothes), eats traditional foods an ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Seoul » Gangnam Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more
Growing up as a military brat, I have traveled all my life. I know, like most travelers, I know that there is nothing to fear about being in a strange place. Being used to foreign countries, I just get on airplanes and figure it out from there. I know so many people who have done so much more travel than me. ... but this is my story and it's not so bad.
I traveled through Africa in 2003. Including Tanzania, Kenya, and Nigeria.
I traveled to Guatemala and Honduras in 2005.
From 2007 to 2009 I moved to Seoul, Korea from Austin, Texas to teach in Korean schools. I needed a change in my lif... full info