Category Archives: Flowers & Plants

Fulbright Spring Conference on Jeju Island

We had our Fall Conference in the historic city of Gyeongju and this past weekend Fulbright had its Spring Conference hosted on Jeju Island, often referred to the “Hawaii of Korea” (although the palm trees are actually imported). It was a very long weekend. We arrived in Jeju Friday afternoon. From Gwangju there’s a small […]

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An Embassy Thanksgiving

The closest Korea gets to Thanksgiving is Chuseok, which was celebrated earlier this fall. You can check out my previous posts on this here and here. This was the first Thanksgiving that I have missed and haven’t been with my family. It’s been difficult with all of these holidays and being so far from home, […]

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Costa Rica: Wildlife & Photolove

My family and I traveled to Costa Rica for spring break to get away from the brutal winter in the North East. Costa Rica is a beautiful country and one of the best places to visit for a tourist in Latin America that is not as “touristy” or built up (yet) as other places in […]

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A Weekend to Remember

Every summer I have friend up for a weekend to hangout in the Adirondacks at the lake. What made this weekend even more special and unusual was all the wildlife we were able to see. We did the usual tubing, boating, and (attempting) to ski, but on Saturday morning we all agreed to get up […]

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Signs of Spring

So I was out, helping my parents clean up the backyard which was still recovering from the most recent snow squall. I noticed that on the some of the bushes, there were already small buds forming. An early spring? The plants might have gotten it wrong, as next week we are forecast for another large […]

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