I’m so happy to have a fellow world traveler taking over the blog for the day! Casey from True Colours has been a little bit of everywhere, and I’m eternally jealous of everywhere she’s been and where she is going. Seriously, if you want to get a little green with envy visit her Upcoming Travels page. I need to try and convince Casey to pack me along in her suitcase!
This lady has spent some time in Korea as well, so we can relate a little bit in our expat journeys. Go grab a cup of tea, sit down, relax, and read a bit about this lovely lady!
Hi Living in Another Language readers! I’m Casey and I blog over at True Colours, documenting my love of travel and all things Paris. My husband, Nick and I do a lot of traveling for work and for fun and while I’m writing about our adventures, he’s documenting them with gorgeous photos, many of which I share on the blog.
I’m so excited to be here today guest posting for Amanda, whose blog I recently found and have fallen in love with. So thanks for having me!
I’ve traveled to a lot of places and many have touched me deeply, but perhaps one place very close to home for Amanda that’s been a big part of my life is South Korea. I work for a company that has an office in Seoul and I’ve visited many times for work. In that time, I fell in love with the Korean people, with the lovely city of Seoul and the gorgeous landscape that South Korea offers.
For me, Korea was a place of self discovery. I happened to travel there numerous times while in my early twenties, a time when I happened to be in a long distance relationship (with Nick who became my husband), and at a time in my life when many things were in flux. Korea taught me so many things and my time there will always be a treasured memory, but perhaps the most important thing it showed me during my time there was love. I was welcomed so lovingly into the Korean culture, treated with so much respect and felt totally comfortable and safe.
I’ve said before that Seoul helped heal my soul, pun intended, in a time when I needed it most and Korea for me was and is a place of deep connection, a country that is beautiful inside and out. So today, since this is so appropriate here on Living in Another Language, is my ode to Korea, a place that changed me and helped me find myself along my journey around our world.
Are you ready to come visit me in Korea yet? I love Seoul, and Casey did a great job capturing the beauty of it. Although we live a 4 hour bus ride away, Derik and I like to go up to the big city from time to time.
Speaking of visiting, GO VISIT Casey on her gorgeous, colorful blog and tell her hi!
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