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A highlight in Oriental Asia: South Korea!

What do you think when you think ‘South Korea’? Unknown? Mysterious? You couldn’t be more wrong! South Korea is a cosmopolitan hidden gem tucked away in East Asia. Its super modern, home to Samsung, LG, Hyundai and one of the richest and fastest developing nations in the world. The food is delicious, nightlife is buzzing and the beaches are glorious basically the traveller’s dream destination. Sitting comfortably in between China and Japan it can be added into a little Asian adventure very easily. What’s more, it makes for a wicked stopover on the way down to Oz!

There’s actually more to South Korea than Gangnam style. Who’d have thought?

So here’s a little break down on all things South Korea:

Where is South Korea?

South Korea

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6 Reasons to escape to Fiji NOW.

Bula my friends! Are you looking for the perfect escape? We can take you there. Picture paradise and you’ll probably picture Fiji. Whether you’re a beach bum, nature lover or someone who is looking to immerse themselves into a unique culture, this tropical oasis has it all. Basically it’s for anyone who likes bliss, don’t tell me that’s not you.
Warning: Going back to your day job not guaranteed.
Don’t believe us? Here are 6 reasons why you need to pack your bags and escape now…

The Islands

Fiji paddle board
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7 excuses that stop you from travelling!

We’ve probably heard every ill-conceived excuse under the sun as to why you ‘can’t go travelling’. Yet there are none more ridiculous than these 7. If you have used any of these in the past, we will forgive you just this once, but after reading our well thought out solutions, you won’t have any excuses left to use. Looks like it’s time to pack your bags and get on that flight!

1.“I don’t have the money”

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16 Delicious Things You HAVE To Eat When in Chicago!

Chicago is much more than veggie-laden ‘dawgs’ and deep dish pizza (although you will see a nod to some of our top spots for the aforementioned bites!) Home to so many diverse neighbourhoods, it comes as no surprise that this city houses some delicious delights you need to try on your trip (just accept you will put on weight!)

1.Italian Beef at Portillo’s (be sure to get it dipped!) and a chocolate cake shake

Italian Beef at Portillo's

Image : chicago.seriouseats.com


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5 clichéd but bonafide reasons why you should travel…

Lottie Croker is a 23 year old adventurer from good old Blighty, she’s recently been travelling around South America and South East Asia for 6.5 months. She started a blog to document her travels and in doing so reignited a passion for all things travel, writing and photography. Here’s her take on why you should all go travelling…
Lottie Croker

Are your cocktail-sipping, jet setting friends turning you green? Your sunset-filled Instagram feed fuelling your wanderlust? Maybe it’s time to take the plunge and start packing your bags. The beauty of travel is that you do it your own way. So no matter who you are, where you want to go, for how long or how much you can spend, I truly believe there are many fundamental reasons why making travel part of your life might just be the best decision you ever make. Sure, they’re cheesy and totally clichéd, but there’s a reason they’re not going anywhere…
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