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24 hours in: Seoul

24 hours in: Seoul

Seoul is a vibrant city with way too many things to do in a mere 24 hours. But if one day is all you’ve got, make the most of it! You can hop on one of our Seoul city tours for a taste of local life in just a few...
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Riding the Hallyu wave in Seoul

Riding the Hallyu wave in Seoul

If there ever was a pub quiz trivia question about when K-Pop ‘Gangnam Style’ sensation Psy dropped his follow-up single, ‘Daddy’, I will be standing on my table waving my beer mug gleefully because I know exactly when it happened. I don’t know this nugget of information because I’m a Hallyu...
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Traveller Stories: Helena-Jane in Seoul

Traveller Stories: Helena-Jane in Seoul

Helena-Jane’s local market experience in Seoul is memorable to say least. Here’s her story: “A local market adventure in Korea generally starts with a rude awakening first thing in the morning – more often than not, a market is announced by a recording looped over and over and played at top volume over a...
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Photo of the Week: Waiting for Food in Seoul

Photo of the Week: Waiting for Food in Seoul

This week’s photo was snapped by Thomas, our local partner in Seoul. He found this little guy, who  made the most out of having to wait in line to get into a Korean gourmet restaurant in a traditional village outside Seoul.
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How to do Korean barbecue

How to do Korean barbecue

We asked Jamie, our local guide at Seoul Urban Adventures, how to properly experience Korean barbecue, from picking your meat to wrapping your ssam. For me, as a Korean, going out for Korean barbecue is easy-breezy — but if you are trying it for the first time, you might need...
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Best snacks under $5 around the world

Best snacks under $5 around the world

As any traveller knows, eating well doesn’t require dropping a ton of cash at a high-end restaurant. Sometimes the best meals come from street food snacks, food court stalls, and mom-and-pop shops where the food is cheap and the flavours are rich. We asked our guides around the globe to...
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Why we’re out of love with love locks

Why we’re out of love with love locks

At first glance, it seems like the ultimate symbol of romance: carve your names on a padlock, lock it to a bridge, and throw the key into the water, leaving you and your partner “locked” together for eternity. Except it’s not so romantic when the bridge collapses under the weight...
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An open letter to the cities of the world

An open letter to the cities of the world

Dear cities of the world, Thank you for being there when we need you the most. Thank you for allowing us to sprawl across your parks in the heat of the afternoon and for lending us an ear and a coffee at 2am, when it’s raining and the light’s going...
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Travel trivia: February

Travel trivia: February

Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little travel trivia quiz! There are “love locks” bridges all around the world, in cities like Prague, Rome, Ljubljana, Seoul, and NYC. But what city is home to the original love locks bridge? The maple leaf...
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Travel trivia: October

Travel trivia: October

Want a quick workout for your brain? Test your travel knowledge against our cheeky little travel trivia quiz of the month! The biggest fireworks display in history happened on New Year’s Eve of 2013–2014. What city hosted the event? What city has the highest level of light pollution in the...
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