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10 Valentine’s Day Traditions All Around the World

Romance in the Philippines

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, stores are flooded with candy hearts, chocolates and stuffed animals. In the U.S., shelves brimming with teddy bears and boxes of chocolate are typical Valentine’s Day fare, but not every country turns to greeting cards and heart-shaped candies to declare love. Some exchange wooden spoons and pressed flowers, […]

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February 11, 2016 by | Comments Off on 10 Valentine’s Day Traditions All Around the World

Experience Seoul through a Korean Cooking Class

Seoul cooking class

After eating my way across Seoul, I wanted to be able to bring a taste of Korea home with me. Being able to recreate Korean dishes at my leisure would be the ultimate souvenir. So I couldn’t miss the chance to try it out with Experience Seoul: Korean Beginner or Intermediate Cooking Class.

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January 9, 2013 by | Comments Off on Experience Seoul through a Korean Cooking Class

48 Hours in Seoul: Past and Present

Seoul

Seoul’s bali bali (quickly, quickly or “hurry up”) culture is largely responsible for transforming the once war-torn city into a thriving metropolis within a matter of decades. With waves of skyscrapers, a world-class public transportation system and no shortage of locals setting fashion trends as they tap away on the world’s most cutting edge technology, […]

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October 25, 2012 by | Comments Off on 48 Hours in Seoul: Past and Present