The Best Korean Street Foods You Should Try

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I’m a big fan of street food, but it was when I compiled this list that I discovered my genuine liking for Korean street food. I was pleasantly surprised that my palate for Korean street food surpassed my expectations. Longtime favorites like mandoo and kimchi pancakes have been regulars in my life for as long as I can remember.

The Woods: A Nature-Inspired Cafe Experience

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I am delighted to share one of my favorite nature-inspired cafes in South Korea. The cafe provides an exceptional atmosphere where you can indulge in the simple pleasures of sipping your coffee amidst the melodious symphony of cascading water and towering mountains.

Through the Lens of Time: Living in the Historical Heart of Rock Island Arsenal

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Have you ever dreamed of living on an island? For me, that dream recently became a reality, albeit in an unexpected way. Our new home isn’t the typical tropical paradise one might envision. Instead, we’ve relocated to the Rock Island Arsenal, nestled in the heart of the Mississippi River between Rock Island, Illinois, and Davenport, Iowa.

They Asked Me Makes a Good Wife: This is What I Said

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I recently attended a party with a couple of ladies, and we engaged in conversation about various topics. When they learned that my spouse and I had been married for almost 30 years, they eagerly sought advice. “Tell us the secrets, they begged”. However, their enthusiasm quickly transformed into a total rebuke of the advice I shared. I’ve replayed that conversation several times, and I’m perplexed.

The Waterloo Experience: A Weekend of Fun, Food, and Adventure

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Cottonwood Canyon truly stood out as the gem of our entire journey. Nestled in a cozy neighborhood, this cafe welcomed us with open arms, offering a delightful array of specialty roasted coffee, mouthwatering desserts, and authentic Jamaican dishes like jerk chicken and savory meat pies. But what makes this place truly remarkable is Brian.

Escape Routes: Post-Democracy Relocation Destinations

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Amid escalating U.S. political turmoil, I find myself contemplating options as the situation worsens. I’m not alone in considering relocation abroad to escape looming authoritarianism. While some may label me a fatalist, the thought of moving if democracy fails in America has crossed my mind.

A Cruise Down the Mekong River in Luang Prabang for Two

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I never considered cruising the Mekong River, but I am on a fantastic adventure. I’m exploring the Mekong’s history and its importance to Southeast Asia. It starts in Tibet and flows through six countries—China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam—and has been a crucial part of their cultures and communities for a long time.

Indulge in Luxury: Self-care and Pampering in South Korea

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Discover the Art of self-care and K-beauty Secrets. I’m currently at a high-end clinic in Daegu, South Korea, about to experience something different – ten different spa treatments and self-pampering procedures over the next few hours, including an IV drip. But not for medical reasons. It’s a trendy self-care treatment choice. The modern clinic exudes […]