My Chuseok bike holiday from Seoul to Daegu

It’s now November 9th but my mind is still riding a bike in mid-October along Korea’s dedicated bike path from Seoul to our home in Gyeongsan. Since Korea’s Harvest Holiday, Chuseok, fell in such a way that the entire county got a 10 day holiday, we decided to take a bus up to Seoul and take a…

Explore Korea by bike… with KIDS!

By Lindsay Nash Thanksgiving usually means sitting around a table and stuffing yourself with turkey and all the fixings. In Korea, on their Thanksgiving known as Chuseok, most Koreans are doing the same. Well, if you substitute the turkey for songpyeon and the dry red wine for clear strong soju. But we’re expats here in South…

7 Reasons why your family should travel in Asia

By Lindsay Nash 1. It’s kid-friendly! From its restaurants to shops to sacred temples and luxurious hotels, Asia wants to visit with your children. The it-takes-a-village-to-raise-a-child tenet reigns superior across the continent and your child will immediately be welcomed with open (and often outreached) arms. I can’t tell you how many times I looked at…

Kids Didn’t Cure the Travel Bug

By Whit Altizer Yesterday as I went for my daily run during our family vacation in Sanur, Bali. I tried to pinpoint the moment when I turned my life over to travel. Strangely, I remember it happened during a run in Mexico. My wife and I spent money we didn’t have to honeymoon in a…

Mokpo

By Whit Altizer We spent the first week in August traveling around our old home province, Jeollanamdo. This is the first of several blogs about our second “Korea Without a Care” trip. The Mokpo that I know well is a very small part of the city. But it must be the most potent pocket of…