Author: Rachel Sang-hee Han

Rachel Sang-hee Han is a freelance writer for CNN Travel. Find her online at rachelsanghee.com 

She spent her childhood in Kansas, moved to Seoul and pursued a rather obvious career path to become a journalist: editor at high school newspaper, studying mass communication and journalism at university and cub reporter at English daily The Korea Times, while freelancing here and there, including English radio shows.

Some things that can catch her attention in about two seconds: Italian food, interior designs, and arty postcards.

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