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Blood in the Footsteps of Emperors – Noryangjin [노량진] and Deoksugung [덕수궁], Seoul, South Korea

Landing at Incheon International Airport [ICN] around 6:00 AM, my wife and I were ready to begin the day in Seoul.  We had a several-hour layover to make the most of, and faith that a visit to the Noryangjin Wholesale Fisheries Market [노량진수산시장] would make the lengthy and expensive taxi ride (>1 hour, >$70) into town worthwhile. It was a very cold February morning and the market was dotted with small stoves heating meals, tea kettles, and of course the vendors. View this post on Instagram Morning in Seoul at the Noryangjin Wholesale Fisheries Market [노량진수산시장], Seoul, South Korea 🇰🇷 . . #travel #noryangjin #seoul #southkorea #fish #market #morning #hustleandbustle #layover #slayover #layoverlife #businesstrip #businesstriplife #worktravels #worltravel #globalworkandtravel #worktravelperks #ICN #exploreseoul #exploresouthkorea A...

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Rewards of the Road Less Traveled - Black's Beach, La Jolla, California

The road less traveled is so for a reason. Sometimes there’s no comfort, no companion, no certainty, no room for error and no safety net, or no way back. But sometimes, at the end of the road, the reward is welcoming respite, a singular sensory experience, and pure magic. That was the case for me at Black’s Beach, La Jolla, California. It wasn’t the easiest to find, with a walking path originating at the intersection of two winding residential streets, behind a nondescript black gate. The walk down was long – and the walk up longer, but the amazing sunset against the slight fog hanging in front of the cliffs made it all worthwhile.

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