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Remote Lands’ Dozen Dream Destinations 2017

Remote Lands’ Dozen Dream Destinations 2017

Well, it’s that time of year once again. We’re back with some of Asia’s most exciting destinations for the coming 12 months, places that are guaranteed to awaken your adventurous spirit and leave you mesmerized by the planet’s beauty, diversity and fascination. We’ve rounded up some of the most interesting, undiscovered and jaw-dropping locations from […]

Lifting the Lid on South Korea’s Hiking Pressure

Lifting the Lid on South Korea’s Hiking Pressure

Home to fast-paced and ultra-modern cities, South Korea also boasts some stunning and eminently hikeable hills and peaks, providing the ideal activity for those looking to let off some steam and get out to enjoy the fresh air. However, a once-healthy outward-bound culture has evolved into one of severe competition. In 2015, the South Korean […]

LGBT Travel in South Korea

LGBT Travel in South Korea

A fascinating land of ancient traditions, cutting-edge modernity and a chequered past, South Korea boasts a rich tapestry of culture and its LGBT history is no less interesting. Though very little mention of homosexuality is made in literature, there are numerous historic accounts of prominent Buddhist monks and kings professing their preferences for keeping male […]

Parallel Lines, Diverging Lives: Revisiting Korea’s DMZ

Parallel Lines, Diverging Lives: Revisiting Korea’s DMZ

With tensions between North & South Korea at the highest point they’ve been in years, there couldn’t be a more dramatic time to visit the Demilitarized Zone.