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Seoul: The Cutting-Edge of Cool in South Korea

South Korea's capital unites red-hot energy with cool-blue breeziness.<p>Are you familiar with the Korean Wave? Are you among the more than one billion(!) people who tune in to watch the Korean drama <i>Descendants of the Sun</i>? Do you swoon whenever Lee Byung-hun appears on the big screen? Do you follow, …

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The 13 Most Popular Engagement Rings on Pinterest

Whether you're actually shopping for an engagement ring or you just like looking at sparkly jewelry, you absolutely must take a look at these 13 beauties.<p>Whether you're actually shopping for an engagement ring or you just like looking at sparkly jewelry, you absolutely must take a look at these 13 …

Jewelry

The Best Fall Nail Polish Colors for 2016

As The World Burns, The Rich Cruise In Luxury Through A Melting Arctic

The Crystal Serenity has embarked on a 1,000-mile voyage through the once unnavigable Northwest Passage.<p>As global temperatures soar, wildfires rage and sea ice levels dwindle to record lows, a luxury cruise company has found a way to make a pretty penny off our rapidly changing climate.<p>The Crystal …

Slippers at work? Nonstop alcohol? Tales of an American executive in Korea

<i>Excerpted from “Seoul Man: A Memoir of Cars, Culture, Crisis, and Unexpected Hilarity Inside a Korean Corporate Titan” by Frank Ahrens.</i><p><b>Punishingly peppy K-pop music pounded in my ears.</b> Secondhand cigarette smoke filled my lungs; my crisp blue dress shirt was now soaked with my own sweat and …

South Korea

Top 20 Shipping Container Home Designs and their Costs 2017

There is a hot new trend: shipping container homes. Basically, you modify and re-purpose used shipping containers and stick them together to build a …

Costa Rica

Atlas Obscura's New Book Puts the World in Your Hands

Atlas Obscura began in 2009 as a curated collection of write-ups about interesting places from around the world, but it's grown into something much …

The 14 Best Workout and Exercise Apps for Lazy Girls

Easy fitness plans you can follow without even leaving your apartment.<p>Oct 5, 2017<p>Nothing kills your exercise motivation faster than a roomful of witnesses at the scene of your Not Nailing That Yoga Pose. But that's where workout apps for your smart phone (that you can use in the privacy of your …

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8 Incredible Online Resources for Creative Design Inspiration

<i>Design, whether it’s for print, digital marketing, editorials or websites, requires constant creative juice. But even the most prolific and</i> …

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18 Korean Beauty Products You Need In Your Life

Peel-off eyebrow tint, pimple patches, snail mucin, and more!<p><i>The comments for this post may have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

19 Beautiful Alternative Wedding Bands That'll Steal The Damn Show

This finger ain't big enough for the two of us.

I earn over $5,000 a month traveling the world — here's how travel blogs really make money

When people ask me what I do for a living and I reply, "I'm a travel blogger," I can pretty much see the confusion in their faces.<p>They're thinking, <i>How can a blog make money? Isn't that just a hobby? Who pays you? How much can you really make?</i><p>Based on my own experience — and those of many other …

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The Single Biggest Mistake You’re Making At The Airport

Seriously, why are you still doing this?<p>By and large, airplane travel is one of the most stressful, unpleasant routines we put ourselves through.<p>While there isn't much you can do about crammed leg room or delayed flights, there is one major improvement you can make. It starts by getting yourself …

This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

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The Asian city that never sleeps

South Korea’s high-energy capital moves at a pace that rivals the world’s busiest, with its pulsing creative energy driving innovation in music, technology and fashion.<p>“<i>Pali pali</i>” – meaning “quick, quick” – isn’t just a favourite expression in Seoul: it’s a way of life.<p>South Korea’s capital moves …

South Korea

The Struggle Is Real -- The Reality of Travel Writing

Each and every single day of my life, someone reminds me that I have the best job in the world. Funny because, the last time I checked, a job was a job and although mine might come with some pretty amazing benefits, it's still work, and work isn't always fun...even if you are so lucky to have found …

10 Things No One Tells You About Transforming Your Body

One hard dose of truth, coming right up.<p>I had an incredible conversation recently about women and happiness with a prominent and gifted doctor who lives in Los Angeles. She says that, in her experience, <b>roughly 90 percent of women are unhappy with the way that they look.</b> WHAT?!?!?!?<p>This is a <i>huge</i>, …

20 photos that show how insanely crowded China has become

China has reportedly dropped its long-standing one-child policy, which was first enacted decades ago in an effort to curb overpopulation.<p>China's population was approaching 1 billion when it enforced its one-child-per-family policy in the late 1970s. Exceptions were only made in the cases of ethnic …

China

Sam Huang Booked £40,000 Of Emirates First Class Flights Around The World For £196

This man has proved that you don't need to spend thousands of pounds to travel the world, and more to the point, to do it in style.<p>Sam Huang used an …

16 Wikipedia Pages That Will Change The Way You See The Universe

Robot proteins, immortality, Martian rocks falling from the sky, catastrophic eruptions, and reverse evolution! What more could you ask for?

Eternity Bands Engagement Rings

Who says an engagement ring requires a center stone? Since wearing multiple bands with different designs and rocking them on the same finger (a.k.a. "ring stacking") is a major jewelry trend right now, there's no reason you can't apply the look to your bridal bling. And diamond-studded eternity …

You Can Now Buy Marijuana Legally In Oregon

Or sign up for a cannabis yoga session. Or have a house-call vapor party. It's all here.<p>PORTLAND, Ore. -- It's high time!<p>At 12 a.m. on Thursday, it became legal for medical dispensaries across Oregon to sell marijuana, seeds and immature plants to anyone over the age of 21. Excited customers lined …

'Super typhoon' Dujuan kills two and injures hundreds in Taiwan

More than 12,000 people are evacuated from their homes and half a million are without electricity as storm leaves trail of destruction in the north of the island<p>‘Super typhoon’ Dujuan killed two people and left more than 300 injured in Taiwan after it swept across the island before reaching land in …

3 Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Air Miles

<i>By Jamie Lowe for WhereTraveler</i><p>We sat down with airline rewards program experts to dig deep and find the tricks of the trade concerning airline rewards credit cards. Because everyone loves a free flight and great in-flight perks, right?<p>You can use these tips from the pros to help you understand …

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13 South Korean Movies You Should Add To Your 'Must Watch' List

When it comes to movies, almost every noted film industry takes inspiration from South Korea. Be it rom-com, drama, or horror, no other industry has …

6 Trainers Share Their Favorite Exercises for a Tighter, Sexier Butt

Show your booty some (tough) love with these serious strengthening moves.

Polaroid's $99 ink-free Snap instant camera is a joy of a toy to use

BERLIN — Polaroid's new Snap camera that prints instant photos without ink is so hot right now, it could catch on fire — and it's not even out yet.<p>We …

5 Insane Overwater Bungalows You Can Actually Afford

You might not be flush with cash, but that doesn't mean you need to give up on the overwater-bungalow fantasy, because who hasn't dreamed of staying in a cabana stilted over shimmering water, fish cruising below? We combed the world and came up with five stellar stays (like Punta Caracol above) …