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Finding Seoul: Namsan Tower and the Locks of Love

There’s only one word for my first visit to Seoul: Romance! Passion and devotion come in various forms; the best ones are those which lift us high, touching us with the sentiment of friendship and love. Perched atop Namsan Seoul Tower is an observation deck overlooking a breathtaking view of Seoul.

June 4, 2010 13
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Spending a night at a Korean Jjimjilbang

For all you travelers and expats looking to tour Korea on the cheap, a friend once mentioned staying overnight at a jjimjilbang as a way to hurdle hostel and budget hotel costs (which may run anywhere from a low $18-40); since then, the jjimjilbang culture has been a phenomenon to me.

May 3, 2010 25
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Being Vegetarian in Korea: Weight-loss diets in Korea

I’m not sure how weight-loss works with Koreans, but let me shed some light on how it works with foreigners. During my orientation, two girls I knew claimed to drop pants sizes within their first week of arriving. Not possible, right? Not without some major medical operation… but feeling my pants hang off of my body last week at work, the word “belt” comes to mind.

March 25, 2010 9
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The Secret to Using a Squat Toilet

So the fun just doesn’t stop… While I’m still sorting out my reaction to my new move, luck-draw number two just hit, when on my first day of school, I learned that every peeing portal in my school was a porcelain… hole in the ground.

March 7, 2010 25
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The Good, the Bad & the Inevitable of a Beginner Solo Traveler

A summary of the good, bad and inevitable of a beginner solo traveler and leaks of my upcoming Grrrl Traveler challenge.

November 29, 2009 10
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VIDEO: Moroccan Tanneries in Fez and the Unheavenly Scent

When in a medieval city like Old Fez, one of my “must-dos” was to take a tour of a Moroccan tannery. Guide books will be-cry the relationship between the tanneries and “its smell” as a forewarning…

July 27, 2009 6
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Roz Savage rows solo across the Pacific Ocean in campaign for the environment

Ocean Rower and Environmentalist, Roz Savage launches second stage of her solo row across the Pacific Ocean. The press launch event took place at the Waikiki Yacht Club, Hawaii. For more information or to follow her voyage and blogs go to

June 5, 2009 0
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Fez, lost luggage and finding our way through one simple word

Why get frazzled when things don’t meet your pre-planned expectations? Take for instance, having your baggage not arrive with you on the flight over to Morocco!

June 2, 2009 0
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I was a Bollywood Extra!

An inside peek on what it’s like to be a Bollywood extra: My Bollywood addiction started about 3 years ago. For me, nothing can rival the beauty and grandeur of Bollywood films- upbeat song and dance numbers,…

April 28, 2009 6
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