PHOTO: Hidden Beach on Jeju Island

One of my favorite things about teaching English in Korea (and specifically, living on Jeju Island — aka “Korea’s Hawaii”) was the abundance of hidden beaches. I don’t even remember this beach’s name, but it sure is beautiful! This photo is part of my Meatless Monday series, in which I feature a new photo each […]


Meet the Adorable Snow Monkeys of Japan

Baby snow monkey Japan

We crunched up the snowy path. It was freezing outside; we could see our breath and barely feel our toes. But we knew something magical awaited us at the top, so we kept going. Then, we saw one. It darted across our path to go prostrate itself on a heating pipe. It was small, greyish […]