Category: Off the Couch

Life is an adventure, time to get off the couch and experience the world!

Positively Buoyant

Enjoying the rays between dives.

>Buoyant (adj) 1. Able or apt to stay afloat or rise to the top of a liquid or gas. 2. Cheerful and optimistic My trip to the Philippines got off to an uneventful start. I can’t quite explain it, but…

A View from the Top

Sometimes we plan outings weeks in advance. Others, we plan after last call at the pub mere hours before departing. When I was invited to hike Dobongsan with my co-worker Fergus on Friday night, it was clearly the latter. This…

Gyeonggi English Village: My First Impression

In less than two weeks, I will be moving and starting a new job. I decided to take a few precious hours out of my weekend to make the two-hour journey up to the “small” city of Paju (population 250,000)…

A Man, a Dog, and The Mountain

I awoke to my alarm at 7:07 this morning with one thing on the mind: I’m going to climb a mountain today. When I peaked out the window through my blinds, any remaining doubts were immediately nullified, it was going…