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Gwangjang Market, A Food Lover’s Travel Destination 광장시장 Seoul, Korea

Best Seoul Eats at One Stop Gwangjang Market If you go to just one market in Seoul, Korea, make it Gwangjang Market. Gwangjang Market is renown for its fresh market foods. Featured traditional Korean food worth sampling include bindaetteok, mayak kimbap, soondae, pigs’ feet, bibimbap, and lots more, all complimented by a bottle of makgeolli or soju. Bindaetteok 빈대떡 – …

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Slow Travel : Taylor Shellfish Farm on Chuckanut Drive

Taylor Shellfish Samish Farm Store along the scenic Chuckanut Drive in Washington State is less than two-hours from downtown Vancouver, and qualifies as a local ‘Hidden Gem’. It’s definitely a best travel and slow-food find. The Taylor family has been growing shellfish for over 100 years. If you have the opportunity to take the slow drive from Vancouver to Seattle, …

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The Fairmont San Francisco in the Heart of the City by the Bay

The Fairmont San Francisco in the Heart of the City by the Bay I once lived in San Francisco, for eight years. As a San Franciscan, we acknowledge that the city is aesthetically blessed, temperately favoured, culturally magnetic, and even earthquake sensitive, and also that The Fairmont San Francisco atop Nob Hill is treasured, loved, and a significant landmark in …

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Cool Britannia: London Bus Museum

The London Bus Museum – 100 years of Bus History under one roof If you don’t like double-deck buses, you probably don’t like puppies. The London Bus Museum houses the world’s largest collection of historic London buses, covering 100 years of development – from the horse-drawn buses of the 1870s to the driver-operated, rear-engined 70-seaters of the 1970s. The London …

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10 Photos That Prove Oxford Is the City of Dreaming Spires

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Oxford is known worldwide as the home of Oxford University, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. Oxford is known as the “city of dreaming spires”, a term coined by poet Matthew Arnold. A day-trip visit from London to this popular tourist destination makes Oxford the perfect short-stay UK destination! 1. University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford, England …

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Seattle’s Ballard Locks, Explore a Local Gem

Locally known as the Ballard Locks, the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Seattle are a beautiful outdoor centre of exciting activity in one of Seattle’s most appealing places to enjoy a perfect day for families with children, nature lovers and historic locations. This is a great, family friendly, free attraction in Seattle. It is a site maintained by the US …

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A View From The Seattle Space Needle

It Was Time to Visit the Seattle Space Needle How many times have I visited Seattle? More than I can remember, and this year was the first time I’ve visited the Seattle Space Needle Observation Deck. On my first visit it rained! Oh so Seattle! Turns out, it was great for people watching. I actually do love the Seattle Space …

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Vancouver, It Rains

Vancouver, It Rains While we celebrate much of the beauty of Vancouver with photos of glorious sunsets and breathless blue waterscapes, the truth is we get a lot of rain and grey days. In the spring and fall, I often feel for the visitors to Vancouver. One weekend can be gloriously bright and rain free, the next can be inhibitingly …

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