The world is loud, your love is better.

I still feel hopeless at even saying “hello” in Korean, so I’ve mostly been banking on the being white and foreign-looking thing and just nod a lot while smiling instead.

Obnoxious Tourist Mode: Check

I took an obnoxious amount of pictures today, I felt like the paparazzi. At the beginning of the day I was trying to discretely take photos of Koreans dressed in hanboks, but as the day progressed, I got more brazen. By the time I finally made it to Gyeongbokgung Palace, I was taking pictures of people’s children. Uninhibited.

Bibimbap, Kimchi & Jet Lag

An-nyeong (hello – I think…) from Korea! I made it safely to Seoul – despite some rough turbulence toward the end of my flight and some mega heart burn upon arrival. As soon as I got off the plane and into the connecting hallway, the humidity hit me. I pulled to the side apart from…