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

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

~ Cesare Pavese

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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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Autumn in Korea

Clear, blue skies, a brilliant kaleidoscope of reds, yellows, oranges, and browns, and some of the best weather of the year make autumn in Korea the best of its seasons. It’s definitely the time of year I look forward to most.

What to do in Autumn

Locals go crazy searching for photogenic pink muhly fields all over the country. A hike on one of the country’s many mountains is the perfect activity to see nature’s spectacular colours. Korea’s mountain temples and hermitages offer awe-inspiring views that can’t be missed.