Travel

Seoul Travelog – Day 6.1 – Brett’s Journal

About a week before we left for Seoul, I bought Brett a journal to capture his moments and reflections on the trip. It’s sitting right next to me – still in the shrink wrap. He even had an assignment for… (READ MORE)

Seoul Travelog – Day 6 – Johwa

This will likely be my last travelog as we leave in 36 hours and have a ton to smush into our schedule. I’ll post some additional pictures and reflections in a week or so when I’ve had a chance to… (READ MORE)

Seoul Travelog – Day 5 – Baseball

Missionaries brought the game of baseball to Asia in the late 1800’s. Centuries later, it has evolved into nearly the same game as we see in the United States — on the field, that is. Off the field is a… (READ MORE)

Seoul Travelog – Day 4 – The Edge of the World on Edge

When you find Korea on the map, it looks relatively isolated. A peninsula country, it sticks out of the north¬†eastern tip of Asia just north of Japan. But when you get here, you realize that Korea is really wedged between… (READ MORE)

Seoul Travelog – Day 3 – The Stories

The old saying goes there are eight million stories in the naked city. Whomever coined that phrase¬†likely grossly undercounted Seoul. Day three here and I already have dozens of stories. The couple from Minnesota that saw my Royals jacket and… (READ MORE)

Seoul Travelog – Day 2 – We’re Not in Missouri Anymore

Day 2 and I have learned this: Koreans are basically Polish grandmothers. I’ll explain. From the second we met up with Sungwoo at the airport and made the one hour+ subway ride to our hotel, he’s been trying to feed… (READ MORE)

Seoul Travelog – Day 1 – Over the North Pole and Through The Fears

Once in a Lifetime rarely has the benefit of foresight. Usually, you don’t get the sense something will never happen again until it’s all but a memory. That’s why this trip to Korea is so special. We have had the… (READ MORE)