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15 Festivals To Attend Before You Die

Throwing tomatoes and watching balloon races aren't your standard, everyday activities. But every year, visitors gather in different locations around the world to participate in festivals ranging from spiritual to lighthearted. From samba dancing to bathing in a sacred river, each festival offers …

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How To Get A Visa: A Beginner's Guide To Travel Documents

They're complicated, and they change by the nation. Here are the basics of how to get a visa.<p><b>What exactly is a visa?</b><p>Essentially, a travel visa is a document that shows you’re allowed to enter a specific country, for a specific length of time, to do a specific thing such as tour or study or work. …

23 foods worth traveling for [pics]

Recent years have seen a rise in food tours, but I’ve never needed an excuse to travel based on food alone.<p>One of my personal “travel rules” is that …

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

Using Sun Flares and Starbursts to Create Stunning Images

Using Sun flares and Starbursts to Create Stunning Images - tips on how to create them and use them to make dynamic images

Photography

Tips for photographing star trails at night

Readers' travel photograph competition: November – sunlight

Photography is all about getting the light just right, but in these stunning images it takes centre stage. Scroll through the gallery to see the winner. All of this year's winning images will be mounted by Point101, and displayed at the finalists' exhibition at the Guardian's offices later this …

Seoul food: a guide to the top 10 dishes and where to try them

Korean food is not so much underrated outside the country as not rated at all. Barbecue and kimchi are the only foods that have caused even a slight blip on the radar. Inside Korea, however, food is a universal obsession. In Seoul, each popular dish has its own "town" – a street filled with …

Soju Is Responsible for South Koreans Passing Out in the Streets

The country's unofficial national spirit means business.<p><i>Drunk man in Seoul via</i><p>Soju doesn’t waste time. It cuts straight to the point and gets you drunk very quickly. This is something I’ve known since I was 16, when I was an underage drinking Korean-American teen growing up in Queens. But this …

Asian Girl in the Kitchen: Korean BBQ Recipe

<i>Photo by Eric Rhee</i><p>Korean barbecue was always an omen.<p>When I would see my mother mix soy sauce and sugar into a marinade to pour over well-marbled slabs of short ribs, I knew something good had happened. I'd watch as she threw all the ingredients together without even glancing at a measuring spoon …

5 Bone Palaces In Europe That Will Scare the Sh*t Out of You

These death dens will scare you out of your skull!<p>Photo by: noslouch<p>Europeans see our glorious holiday of binge drinking and candy eating as an American export, and only observe it if they're under the age of 11. But you can't really blame them when you realize they have enough creepy shit to last …

13 Air Travel Facts You Can Use To Impress The Hottie In The Window Seat

Holiday travel season is here, and there's nothing more draining than waiting in long security lines at the airport, or sitting in one of those slippery leather chairs while your flight is perpetually delayed. And because some of you unfortunately aren't home yet, we know you'll have a lot of time …

Palace in South Korea and attractions of South Korea

Amazing palace in South Korea<p>Located in the center of Seoul and is a unique work of art with its curved upwards wavy roofs of wood and colored …

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Suicide rates are falling almost everywhere in the developed world but South Korea

Last month, the South Korean government released some encouraging news. For the first time in six years, suicide rates had fallen in the country that’s long been known as the suicide capital of the developed world. There were 28 self-inflicted deaths per 100,000 people in 2012, an 11% decline from …

6 of the World's Best Budget Airlines

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.</i><p>Travel can be an expensive hobby -- you have to figure out where to stay, what do see and do, what to eat, and more importantly, how to get there, and all without breaking the bank. Flying can often be the priciest part of the …

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