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Bert Archer

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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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Bert Archer

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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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Antarctica: 5 Things To Know Before You Book

There are no bears in Antarctica, but I find it useful to think of planning a trip to the seventh continent in Goldilocks’ terms; her three bears in particular.

You see, you don’t want your trip to...

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