I mentally keep a list of “Places I must see before I die.” I guess it is kind of like an unending bucket list. While I have been able to travel a lot, there are so many places in the world I want to see so my list never shrinks.
One place I always wanted to visit was the Joint Security Area at Panmunjom – the 38th parallel between North and South Korea. It’s definitely not necessarily an ideal place to visit or a vacation hotspot. However, I always felt that it was important to see the physical divider between my motherland that’s been torn into two different states.