If you wish to travel far and fast, travel light.

Take off all your envies, jealousies, unforgiveness, selfishness and fears.

~ Cesare Pavese

Olympic Park pink muhly during autumn in seoul

Hi! I’m Shelley, the woman behind the words.

I’m a coffee loving, cubicle hating, toddler toting introvert, who quit the grind 10 years ago… to live life on my own terms.

Traveling & living around the world has changed my life in all the very best ways. And I hope the words and images here inspire you not just to dream, but to actually set forth on an adventure of your very own.

On my blog, you’ll find destination guides, down to earth travel advice, and way too honest info about the 61 countries I’ve visited independently so far. Follow along, comment and ask me all your burning travel-related questions. Let’s connect!

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One does not discover new lands

without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

~ Andre Gide

Summer in South Korea

The months of June, July, and August bring scorching tempers, high humidity, and potential typhoons to Korea. Beaches open all over the country, portable fans make their yearly appearance, and night time activities peak as people take advantage of cooler evening temperatures.

What to do in Korea in Summer

From epic water gun fights to huge EDM parties and mud festivals, summer in South Korea is packed with amazing festivals. It’s the ideal time to hit the beach, try out water-based activities, go camping or glamping, or gape at huge fields of pretty lotus flowers.

Limited Edition Summer Tours in Korea 2023

Yes, summer in Korea is searing hot, with humidity that’ll make the soles of your feet sweat, but there’s also a ton of unique events and festivals that ONLY take place during June, July, and August. From thousands of lotus flowers to beach parties to a festival full of mud, you won’t want to miss out on these excellent summer activities.

semiwon lotus flowers