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14 Unique Gift Ideas for Your Friend Who Loves Korea

I couldn’t let one more year go by and not make a fun list of Korean gift ideas. This isn’t necessarily a list of souvenirs (I promise that post is somewhere in my drafts), but rather a gift guide for someone…

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A Hiking Guide to Odaesan National Park in Korea

Autumn is back again, and I’m living vicariously through her outdoor fall adventures. This time she has a little guide to hiking in Odaesan National Park! Enjoy! When talking about national parks in Korea, a few always pop up –…

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Temple Hopping & Dim Sum in District 5, Ho Chi Minh City

For a totally unique area to explore, check out the bustling District 5 in Ho Chi Minh City! One of the things I’ve really enjoyed about accidentally getting stuck in Saigon for six months is that I really have been…

VIETNAM

All My Mu Cang Chai Travel Tips

Ever since I started seeing photos of Mu Cang Chai in Vietnam’s northern regions, it’s been on my list to visit! Now that I’ve made the journey and planned my own trip, I thought I’d share all my best tips.…

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A Guide to Hiking Gyeryongsan in Korea

Autumn is back! This time with a complete guide to hiking Gyeryongsan National Park, a harder hike with lovely views near Daejeon. Enjoy! Honestly, before going to Gyeryongsan, I knew little about it. I’d hiked a lot of Korean mountains…

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Autumn in Korea 2021: Forecast, Food, Festivals, and More

Ohhhh, autumn in Korea. Hands down, when people ask me what the best time visit this country is, I tell them, without hesitation, to come between late September and mid-November. Here’s my guide to this magical season — what to…