Despite the mercury plummeting below freezing, you can still throw your swim gear into a beach bag and head toward Haeundae. Instead of going directly to the beach to feel the sand between your toes, go only as far as Busan Aquarium for an experience you won’t soon forget—a refreshing dip in shark-infested waters. On [...]
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I had seen enough films. You would look terrified when the bad guys pointed a gun at you, and then you would plead with them not to shoot you. Ignoring you totally, they would smile with an evil grin and shoot. You would fly backwards, clutching the place where you had been shot, and lie [...]
In West Africa, families slaughter a ram in celebration; the larger the ram, the better. Around Tabaski season, rams line the roads in herds that easily number in the hundreds, often guarded by a lone shepherd who is responsible for the care and eventual sale of his peculiar all-male flock. Rams are an investment, and [...]
From July to September, the beaches in Busan are inundated with families from all over the country, and every year, Busan flaunts its beaches’ popularity by holding a sand festival on the famous Haeundae Beach. While a “sand festival” doesn’t sound like the most thrilling weekend adventure, there is always a lot to do. A [...]
We would have to head far out into the country where it smelled like cow pies. Near the brewery was a temple. The plan was to hit up the temple to pay our respects to our Buddha Bear (…if you will) and then continue on the path to beer bliss. The temple was beautiful as [...]
The adventurous foodie will feel right at home in Berlin. Popular city guides focus on fast-paced itineraries, often overlooking the culinary gems within the city. Berlin, in addition to its historic sites, museums, and amazing nightlife, offers an array of unique dining experiences. Here’s a small taste of some of Berlin’s hidden culinary treasures. Supper [...]
The Wagha border between India and Pakistan is located 30kms from Amritsar, Punjab. Upon partition, Punjab was divided into two, literally dividing neighbours into separate countries. Each afternoon a ceremony is held to mark the closing of the border for the day. I traveled to the border in the back of an overcrowded jeep with [...]