Note: Travel Buddies is an entertainent show starring Kim Jaejoong. In the first season he traveled to Argentina to feature the country’s charms and to also find a “companion”.
On May 13th, Lifetime Channel TV released de Second Season of Travel Buddies. In this season Kim Jaejoong travels all around Korea with his “buddies”, highlighting its culture.
When Travel Buddies offered him the position, Jaejoong didn’t think of the weight of a solo entertainment. He expressed “I wanted to do anything If I could show myself at all. I was able to try various things that I had never done before. I have now the courage and confidence to travel alone”.
Exploring overseas countries is an exciting experience for him. Now that the second season features Korea, he said it also has good destinations, he recommended Ganghwa and Jeonju.
As a famous korean idol, he struggles with traveling and going outside without being recognized. Since Jaejoong become part of Travel Buddies, he expressed his gratitud for having freedom.
He disclosed “I tried to find freedom and joy closer. I was busy with work, and when I had time , I tried to find fun with my family and acquaintances”.
“I went abroad alot, but I went to work, and I felt I was trapped because I watched and enjoyed in a limited place. Thanks to Travel Buddies 2, I was able to see, feel and experience as much as I wanted”.
He reflects “What I felt as I experienced many hardships and gained experiences is that the most precious thing is people”. “I want to cherish people and spend time with them. I think we should continue to agonize over how to create something that we can all laugh at”.
During this trip Jaejoong went to his hometown. He realized how time passes by and hopes for the present to go slower. (Read more about Jaejoong’s Interview via @kdramadiary).
“I think (on this trip) I was more sociable with animals than with people.” It is not the animals that are cast. Strangely, animals stick to everywhere they go. Even the cat on the street came.” (via @mottokorea)