Who is Katie?

I am Katie McGrain, a traveler with a passion for learning and exploring our world! I am also a food lover, an adventure seeker, an amateur chef, a fitness enthusiast, a writer and a teacher. I travel the world in search of good food, adventures and culture. I provide travel tips, destination guides, recipes and inspiration!

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Christmas Foods Around the World
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One of my favorite ways to learn and discover a culture is through food! Wherever I travel, food tends to be at the center of what I do! Food tours and cooking classes are activities I regularly seek out, as is hopping from place to place eating! I love learning about the history behind what […]

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I teach a very large range of students in Korea. I teach Kindergarten in the mornings to 8 adorable six year olds, and my afternoons consist of kids from ages 8-12 of varying English abilities. Some of the older kids are very fluent and we have thoughtful discussions in class, while other students can barely […]

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That Time I Crashed a Royal Cocktail Party
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I learned from a very early age to always pretend like I belonged somewhere even if I felt out of place. This little piece of advice has helped me make friends, feel more comfortable when doing something out of the ordinary, and has kept me safe while traveling. It also proved to be very valuable […]

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Buffalo Chicken Tenders with Coconut Blue Cheese Dressing
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Sometimes I seriously crave some good old fashioned buffalo wings. Call it the American in me, but buffalo wings bring me memories of parties and football and day drinking on Sundays! Im my travels, I have not yet found buffalo wings done particularly well anywhere besides America! I have had plenty of mediocre buffalo wings […]

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