Tag Archive: Travelog

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)

The Bookend On The Other Side of the World

If you’re not familiar with the story of Sungwoo Lee, well, you’re probably on the wrong website. Click the big blue book on the right and pay $10 to read all about it. Then come back here and you’ll be… (READ MORE)