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

Winter in Korea

The months of December, January, and February are the coldest of the year, with sub-zero temperatures, strong winds, and snowfall across the country. You’ll need real winter gear to survive winter in Korea!

What to do in Korea in Winter

In winter, Korea is full of sparkling Christmas trees, brilliant lighting festivals, and excellent activities. If you’ve always dreamt of seeing snow, visit one of Korea’s resorts for skiing, sledding, or snowboarding, try your hand at ice fishing, or hike up a snow-covered mountain. Sure – it’s bitterly cold, but that doesn’t mean you should hibernate at home. Gear up, and get out there!

Best Limited Edition Spring Tours in Korea 2023

Plum blossoms bursting into bloom at the end of March in Gwangyang Maehwa Village are usually the first sign of spring in Korea. Cornelius flowers, cherry blossoms, and a symphony of other flowers are not far behind. Like cherry blossom season in Korea, the dates for most spring tours in Korea is incredibly limited. Most run for just a few short weeks!

jinhae cherry blossom festival

The Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival is one of the best ⓒ Live Studio, Korea Tourism Organization