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Wednesday Words: Time is Limited

Andrea leaping on Samyang Beach

I find words inspiring. Words are powerful, and words matter. But other than giving me a fleeting moment of inspiration when I find a quote I like, they’re not doing me a whole lot of good stashed in my drafts folder. So I decided to share words with you every Wednesday — words that are […]

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Jeju Volcanic Island’s World-Famous Lava Tubes

Manjanggul Cave 4

Korea’s Jeju Island isn’t famous for her looks alone–the whole island is volcanic rock, and one of her most impressive features is the extensive system of massive lava tubes just below her surface. It’s called the Geomunoreum Lava Tube System, made up of tubes that range from 100,000 to 300,000 years old, and several of the […]

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Jeju Island’s Cave Café Daheeyeon & Green Tea Farm

inside Cave Café Daheeyeon

Almost immediately after landing on Jeju Island, we found a brochure  for Cave Café Daheeyeon, a tea plantation that also has zip lines, a cafe in a cave, and something mysteriously called “Dog Land.” We knew it would probably be weird and kitschy (as are most amusement park type places in Korea), but we decided […]

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Jeju Island’s Black Sand Beach & the Best Brunch in Jeju City

Samyang Beach 3

I love a good beach. This is as true for me if it’s a cold and windy beach as if it’s a sunny and warm one. Samyang Beach on Jeju Island was somewhere in the middle—not quite warm enough to swim (although some brave kids did!), but not quite cool enough to need a sweater. […]

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Jeju Island: Mountains, Craters & Little Horses

crater 2

Jeju Island, a self-governing province of South Korea, is chock-full of natural wonders. The whole island has been deemed a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered one of the top 50 natural wonders of the world by CNN. So what makes it so special? Similar to the Hawaiian Islands, Jeju was created entirely by […]

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