The Highs and Lows of a Novice Solo Traveler

I recently returned from my summer trip to Hong Kong and Macau - my second solo outing.  The food, sights, views, and cultural experiences were irreplaceable. However, I did not find the experience positive at all times.  Sometimes I encountered ruts, downs, moments of depression. Today I wish to share what I see as the … Continue reading The Highs and Lows of a Novice Solo Traveler

Solo Weekend or Lonely Weekend?

Last year, I have fond memories of spending each and every weekend with friends.  We would romp around Gwangju, take day trips to museums, explore countryside historical sites, immerse within a local festival, or simply enjoy a drink in Mokpo.  I procrastinated on spending a weekend alone for nearly three months. However, these solo weekends … Continue reading Solo Weekend or Lonely Weekend?

Seoul – My Morning Solo Adventure

After hours of conversing like sleepover schoolgirls, I turned to my left and noticed the sun's rays gently penetrating the window shades. “Damn,” I thought, “Did we just pull an all-nighter?” “Duh,” Anxiety-Brain sassed, “It was nighttime, you didn’t sleep, and now it’s daytime again stupid.” “Easy,” I warned. Around 6:30 A.M., everyone turned in … Continue reading Seoul – My Morning Solo Adventure