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The Korean YouTube sensation, PSY, has become the newest face of the Korea Tourism Organization – naturally. The tourist board’s most recent initiative, Wiki Korea, features the “Gangham Style” star giving tutorials on Korean slang, food, and popular destinations. Our favorites include “bulgeum,” the term Koreans use for clubbing on Friday nights (it literally translates to “fire Friday”) and “samgyeopsal,” the country’s popular pork BBQ dish (best served with a glass of champagne, we’re told). To learn more, visit their website, and practice for your next trip. Check out the video here! Read more
Spring and summer seem to be festival seasons, and this time of the year, there’s plenty to celebrate. Warm weather, blossoming flowers, the ability to carry your wife long distances – wait, what? Across the globe, there are tons of strange and spectacular festivals commemorating everything from macaque monkeys to body painting. We’ve selected seven we find a little bit odd, but entirely awesome. Read more
A new year is marching ahead, and along with it, a growing interest in adventure travel. Fire up your wanderlust for 2013 and beyond in these destinations, which are quickly gaining a reputation as hubs for adventure across land, sea, and even air, via two wheels, a paddle, or a pair of hiking boots. Here’s to another year of exploration and adventure, wherever your travels take you.
Namibia: How’s this for a stamp of approval from the adventure travel community: In October 2013, the Adventure Travel Trade Association, the authority of the industry, is hosting its annual summit in this spectacular African country. No surprise, as Namibia has been on the rise for a while now, with its jaw-dropping panoramas of the red dunes of Sossuslvlei, safari excursions to catch glimpses of such rare wildlife as the endangered black rhino, and commitment to eco-friendly practices. Read more
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