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How to eat your way through the streets of Seoul

How to eat your way through the streets of Seoul

My wife and I were sitting on an overcrowded and overly warm city bus, anxiously checking the time as we inched along a similarly overcrowded street towards our meeting point for our Urban Adventures Seoul street food tour. When we finally got off, we were standing on a busy street...
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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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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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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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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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