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Olympics to open the door to the Korea no one knows

Pyeongchang, the site of the 2018 Winter Olympics, may be little known in this part of the world, but that’s probably about to change.


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The Island of Korean Wonder Women

The island of Jeju is more popular with Koreans and, recently, Chinese tourists, than it is with anyone else. Other foreigners tend to stick to Seoul, the DMZ, and other, more known quantities in...

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The Almost-Forgotten Heart of Germany

Few nations are as aware of just how slowly old wounds heal as Germany. And though they deal daily and well with the legacy of the 1930s and 40s, there’s another, more recent scar – less apocalyptic...

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The Liquid Art of Being Korean

Culture can be conveyed in many ways, and tourists like to try to connect to the places they visit with museum tours, architecture strolls, art crawls, and long afternoons in cafes reading a local...

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How do you take your kimchi?

I was on a cross-Canada train trip this summer, and stopped for a few days in Jasper, Alberta.

The train food had been excellent – I’d been expecting some version of airplane food and was surprised...

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12 Beaches To Visit In Phuket, Thailand

The beaches of Thailand are undoubtedly some of the best in southeast Asia. Phuket as its principal island destination has some of the most sought after. Not sure which sandy shoreline is for you?...

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22 Things To See On A River Cruise In Asia

River cruising is the latest trend in travel. Adventurers around the world are trading in the typical European cruise ship for small, boutique ships that traverse through the countryside of Asia’s...

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4 Things You Should Know About The Northern Lights

Some people call it aurora borealis; others refer to Mother Earth’s colourful light show as the Northern Lights. This experience is magnetic – it mesmerizes all who see the luminous bands of green...

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A Guide To Eating & Drinking In Thailand

Thailand is renowned for its beautiful beaches, lush landscapes, and cultural wonders; but travellers come from all over the globe to also experience the hot, sweet, sour, salty, and bitter cuisine...

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A Local's Guide To Shopping In Hong Kong

Hong Kong is almost always remembered as the city for frugal finds and specialty goods. But navigating the bustling streets–packed tightly with roadside stalls selling everything from watches to...

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