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Tripping in South Korea: Raw fish, hot sauce and hard liquor

<i>Tripping columns offer readers a chance to share their adventures – those times when, far from what's familiar, you must improvise in the midst of a wild travel moment. They are the stories you can't wait to tell when you get home.</i><p>I celebrated my last birthday in South Korea. Unfortunately, the …

Hot Sauce

The 50 most important English proverbs

"Two wrongs don't make a right."<p>Tweet This! When someone has done something bad to you, trying to get revenge will only make things worse.<p>"The pen is …

Money

Modern Japanese House

• 1 |<p>The entry to the home features glass walls and a sunken patio. Light can filter into the house’s main room or be kept out with neutral shades that …

Africa’s wildlife in the raw

Ethiopia may not have the luxury safari lodges of its southern neighbours, but wildlife viewing here is an unbridled adventure that is big on nature and short on flashy tours.<p>Think of an East African wilderness adventure, and Kenya and Tanzania often spring to mind. Ethiopia – with its hidden cliff …

Wildlife

Icebreaker

The winter of 2006 was snowless until it unleashed one of the biggest snowstorms in the city’s history. It snowed all day and night. I woke the following morning in my apartment on Eleventh Street and traipsed to the café on the corner to have coffee and look at the snow. A man was shovelling just …

The Dish on Puerto Vallarta

The scene: A beautiful woman sips a fruity drink out of a coconut, lounging on a picture-perfect beach with a pink hotel in the background. The words “<i>Puerto Vallarta“</i> are scrawled across the strangely muted image, immortalized forever in the postcards of yesteryear. Take me there, I always thought.<p>…

Think you’re a good business writer? Wrong

Sometimes it's kind of like watching auditions for <i>Canada's Got Talent</i> . Does that fellow actually think his tuneless wailing qualifies him to be the next Michael Bublé? We can have a similar reaction when we hear someone proclaim, "I'm a good writer" – and then receive a report from this person …

What my dog Buddy gave me – I didn’t realize until too late

<i>The Essay is a daily personal piece submitted by readers. Have a story to tell? See our guidelines at tgam.ca/essayguide</i>.<p>In the week between Christmas and New Year, you can find yourself with nothing much to do. That's how it was for us when our skiing holiday was cut short after my husband hurt …

Pets

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곰팡이가 질병으로부터 인류를 구해낸 사연

수백 년 전만해도 인간의 평균수명은 불과 20~30살에 불과했다. 태어난 아이 10명 중 3명은 1살도 되기 전에 사망했으며, 절반 정도는 10살 이전에 사망했다. 그 이유는 천연두, 홍역, 말라리아, 콜레라, 이질, 설사, 폐렴, 패혈증 같은 질병 …

Perhaps the most distinctive piece of architecture... | Robert Koehler Travel Photography

Perhaps the most distinctive piece of architecture in Songdo is the “Tri-Bowl,” so named because it looks like, well, three bowls. Designed by Korean …

[Startup's Story #63] 지렁이와 친구가 되다! ‘삼사라’ 박건대 대표 - 'Startup's Story Platform’

박건대 대표를 만나기는 매우 힘들었습니다. 인터뷰 일정을 잡을 때마다 공장이 있는 지방에 내려가 있다는 회신을 받았기 때문. 알고보니 공장에 보물이 숨겨져 있더군요. 삼사라를 지탱하는 바로 그 보물은 바로 ‘지렁이’ 였습니다. 젊은 나이에 지렁이의 효과에 주목하고, 새로운 분야를 개척해가고 있는 삼사라 박건대 선장(대표)와 조준태 항해사를 만나 지렁이와 친구가 된 사연을 들어봤습니다.<p><b>‘삼사라’에 대한 간단한 소개를 부탁 드려요.</b><p>삼사라를 소개해드리자면 커피찌꺼기 & 한약재 찌꺼기처럼 재활용될 수 있는 자원으로서의 가능성을 가지고 …