Celebrity Travel: Go Away With Min Jin Lee
Q. What untapped destination should people know about?
A. Jeju is a stunning volcanic island off the coast of South Korea in the Korea Strait.
Q. What was the first trip you took as a child?
A. I was eight. My parents got a free trip to Orlando to check out some time shares. My folks didn't buy anything, but Disney World with my sisters was awesome.
Q. Have you traveled to a place that stood out so much that you felt compelled to incorporate it into your work?
A. After I visited Jeju, I knew that my main character, Hansu, had to have been born there.
Q. Where are your favorite weekend getaways?
A. I love most New England towns.
Q. Where is the most romantic destination?
A. Paris, New York and Venice. I know. Trite, but true.