Just another one of those “Europe changed my life” stories

Just another one of those “Europe changed my life” stories

Italy tastes like strawberry jam and fior di latte gelato. It smells like the sea with a tinge of cow manure, and a strong, consistent draft of sweaty cigarettes. On one beautiful, too-hot day, I hiked for four hours along the sparkling Amalfi coast. On another beautiful, too-hot day, I trespassed into a city park … Read More

A day trip to the Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

A day trip to the Suwon Hwaseong Fortress

If you’re getting sick of Seoul, take a day trip to Suwon Hwaseong Fortress. Suwon is an hour away by subway, south of all the hustle and bustle. A good part of Suwon has stable public wifi—which I discovered by getting on the bus at the wrong stop. I got off the subway at Suwon … Read More