Without a doubt, art is one of the most defining elements of any culture. It captures the spirit of people, places and time, and expresses mood, opinion, and thought, in such a way that transcends even the greatest of language barriers. Whether it be a song, play, dance or a visual composition like pottery, painting or drawing, … Continue reading
Ran the Yangsan Half Marathon today in 1:36:24! Not sure what I’m most excited about: my time, my shiny new medal, or the carton of raw eggs I received in my finisher’s goodie bag. #onlyinKorea
This morning I completed my first ever officical 10 kilometer race! Based on the name of the event, the purpose of the run was to raise awareness of some sort for human rights issues…but since all the literature and speeches were in Korean I have no clue beyond that. The point is, I did it! … Continue reading
What’s that, you say? A 700 km paved bike path connecting Seoul to Busan? D’okay! I cannot WAIT to do this! I probably won’t travel the whole thing all at once (just weekend trips instead). But still. ‘So excited!
For two and a half months during the summer of 2013, I traveled by bicycle from Yorktown, VA to Astoria, OR along the TransAmerica Trail. 4,243 miles. Ten states. Five strangers-turned-friends. One unforgettable experience. Here’s what I saw along the way: I hope to do more bicycle touring around Korea and South East Asia while … Continue reading
Most of you probably didn’t even know that competitive baton twirling is a thing. But it is! Here’s a video of me towards the end of my 14 years of competing around the US and the world. Enjoy!