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Korea: Jeju Island and Getting Around

October 21, 20126 Comments

We took a flight from Seoul to Jeju with Jeju Air, the train and ferry options were a bit long winded so we took to the air instead. The Jeju Air cabin crew were very helpful, and as the flight was only around 45 minutes, there is little to report about the journey. Except that […]

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Korea: Seoul Food Market is World Class

October 18, 20120 Comments

Kwangjang Market Travelling around Asia for the last few months we have seen our fair share of ‘traditional’ markets.  Some examples deserve their traditional moniker; others would be best described as tourist traps. As the lure of the tourist dollar replaces traditional traders with those selling souvenirs, fake designer goods or other merchandise that has the […]

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South Korea: Seoul Attractions

October 14, 20123 Comments

What to do in Seoul? Seoul is a city full of culture, the old, the new, the modern and the downright quirky.  The people here enjoy life, they work and play hard.  As a tourist, in between munching your way through some delightful food and shaking off last nights soju or makgeolli hangover, you can […]

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Korea: Getting A Bit Of Seoul

October 11, 20124 Comments

Travel to Seoul Taiwan to Seoul via Korean Air was a pleasant experience, our second scheduled airline flight within the space of a few days, we will be calling ourselves glampackers next.  Getting through check in and customs proved a little complicated as we were unaware of a Korean airline ban on cigarette lighters and […]

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Taiwan: Things to do in Taipei

October 4, 20120 Comments

Taipei Culture and Attractions Taipei is a cultural destination, its long and ancient history sits perfectly in harmony with it’s modern buildings.  With four days here we had time to sample a little bit of both. We mentioned in our previous Taipei travel post, what a surprising and enjoyable time we had touring around. The great […]

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