Natural Wonder Jeju Island

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When one pictures visiting South Korea, one typically thinks of Changdeokgung Palace, the Seoul Tower, Gyeongbokgung Palace, and the Jagalchi Market– where travelers can indulge in the country’s largest collection of commercial seafood. What one doesn’t initially think of is a small island that is being recognized as one of the natural wonders of the […]

The Deepest Lake in America: Crater Lake

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If you’re looking for a stop on your cross-country road trip that incorporates gorgeous scenery, rich wildlife, and a fascinating history- look no further than Crater Lake in Oregon. The lake was formed from the destruction of an ancient volcano. Roughly 7,700 years ago, a 12,000-foot tall volcano erupted and collapsed, forming Crater Lake in […]

Snæfellsjökull: Iceland’s Ancient Beauty

Snæfellsjökull mountain

Deep in western Iceland lies a glacier. Well, it appears to be a glacier at first glance. It’s truthfully a volcano with a glacier cap. For 700,000 years, it sat in the Snæfellsnes peninsula, sometimes visible from the nearby city of Reykjavik. It’s called Snæfellsjökull, and it’s one of the most iconic sites in the […]

Paricutin: The Volcano that Rocked the World

Paricutin volcano in the distance

In the first month or so of 1943, Michoacan, Mexico was experiencing earthquakes. They weren’t terribly powerful–only registering around 3.2 on the Richter scale–but they were frequent. Residents also reported hearing thunder, even when the skies were clear. In the late afternoon of February 20, the source of the phenomena was revealed: a new volcano […]