I always saw pictures of Westerners in Thailand at temples with their hands folded--what to me seemed like a hokey pose that didn't seem particularly respectful. That is, until I found myself there getting suckered into the very same things.
Even with the faceless modern skyscrapers, you still know exactly where you are: not London or New York or Beijing, but South Korea.
Busan's most popular public art attraction.
How to see the many sides of Busan in just 24 hours.
Some lessons on enjoying nature in China
It's not as if our lives are divided simply into light and dark. There's shadowy middle ground.
This year has been quite a whirlwind, honestly. I went to three different continents! (For some that's nothing, but it's a lot for me!) I do sort of wish I had spent more time exploring Spain, because I was living there and there are sooo many "must-sees" that I never went to. I also wish …