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SFO yoga room/San Francisco International Airport

The opulence of exclusive entry airport lounges is no secret; what might be, however, are the free perks that are offered to all flyers, if you know where to look. Here are five unexpected airport diversions that might enable you to start your vacation a bit early — or... Read More

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Third Tunnel of Aggression monument/Flickr/bertconcepts

Seoul is a claustrophobic, frenzied must-see that will make your head spin. Catch your breath from Korea’s capital city with a day trip or two out of it: there are types to suit just about every mood. Here are three of the most popular. Suwon For defense architecture nerds, head to... Read More

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Dolsot Bibimbap/Flickr/T.Tseng

Kimchi is Korea’s self-proclaimed national dish — briny, zesty, and prized for its superfood powers. Besides kimchi, though, there’s so much more to love about Korean cuisine, from spiced and sauced meats to aromatic soups to fresh and vibrant vegetables. When you’re in Korea, make sure to try these... Read More

Port of Busan, South Korea
Dynamic Busan

In the world’s eyes, Seoul is practically synonymous with South Korea — but it’s not the sole city (pardon our pun) worth visiting. On the southern tip of the Korean peninsula, five hours southeast of Seoul, Busan is a hidden gem that boasts picturesque beaches, Buddhist temples, natural hot springs... Read More

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Already a mainstay in Asia for decades, night markets are now taking hold all over the world. With a buzzy, carnival-like atmosphere, they’re the place to be for finding shopping and food deals as well as for rubbing elbows with locals out for a night of casual fun. Some... Read More

hotteok - Seoul street Food

While most people know about kimchi and Korean barbecue, the food offerings in South Korea are are incredibly diverse, and go far beyond these standard dishes. The best news for travelers? Some of the best options can be found on the streets rather than the restaurants. From dried fish chips... Read More

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Seoul, South Korea

In the hit K-pop song, Gangnam Style, Psy describes the trendy scene of Seoul’s Gangnam district, where your clothes, and how much money you have, matter most. It’s a tongue-in-cheek look at a neighborhood known for luxury and wealth in a country where people have acquired wealth so recently... Read More

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Traveling in Asia, or to an Asian community, this week? You’re in luck. The Lunar New Year, typically falling at the end of January or the end of February, is arguably the most festive and also the most interesting time of the year. Big events like lion dances and... Read More

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beef noodle soup

This winter, there isn’t a more delicious way to warm up than with one of many specialty noodle soups across Asia. Tender, red-braised oxtail is the long-simmered star of Taiwan’s beef noodle staple (pictured above), with a dark broth fragrant with five-spice and bean paste. Best of all, a steaming... Read More

Psy New Face of Korea Tourism

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... Read More

Weird Festivals Around the World

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... Read More

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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... Read More