Get Your Daily Protein Intake from Plant Proteins

Get Your Daily Protein Intake from Plant Proteins

Proteins are highly essential for proper body functioning and better metabolism. Our bodies constantly undergo wear and tear. It needs to be repaired from inside from time to time. Proteins help do that. It builds muscles and makes them stronger. Your meals must contain enough proteins for a complete diet. The requirement depends based on… Continue Reading Get Your Daily Protein Intake from Plant Proteins

A hungry traveller’s guide to Korean street food

A hungry traveller’s guide to Korean street food

In South Korea you are never far from delicious street eats to satisfy a kimchi craving. Skewers of tangy chargrilled chicken, seafood pancakes with kimchi pizzazz, and golden fish-shaped waffles with a sweet surprise filling can even make for a full meal. Eat Korean style, not walking but rubbing shoulders with locals around stalls or… Continue Reading A hungry traveller’s guide to Korean street food

Essential Busan: 10 highlights of South Korea’s second city

Essential Busan: 10 highlights of South Korea’s second city

Busan is one of the great unheralded cities in Asia. Brimming with cobalt oceans, verdant mountains and delectable fare, it’s a city full of surprises and a laid-back vibe that makes it the perfect base from which to explore farther afield in South Korea. With so many choices in this beachy urban paradise, deciding where… Continue Reading Essential Busan: 10 highlights of South Korea’s second city

Makgeolli to microbreweries: how to drink well in Seoul

Makgeolli to microbreweries: how to drink well in Seoul

In a city where alcohol is cheap and free-flowing, sampling a bottle of soju (a vodka-like spirit), makgeolli (milky rice wine) or local beer is a quintessential aspect of a night out in Seoul. A large portion of the spirits on offer are still mass produced brands whose quality and taste are about as appealing… Continue Reading Makgeolli to microbreweries: how to drink well in Seoul

Make art not war in South Korea artists’ village

Make art not war in South Korea artists’ village

Only 6km from the border with the world’s most secretive nation lies another secret destination – but one you are more likely to want to visit. The dedicated art village of Heyri in South Korea is about an hour’s drive north of Seoul and just throwing distance (though not recommended) from the mysterious totalitarian state… Continue Reading Make art not war in South Korea artists’ village

10 reasons to put Jeonju on your bucket list

10 reasons to put Jeonju on your bucket list

Jeonju ranks among South Korea’s most popular destinations for Korean travellers. With its historic architecture and buzzing food scene – the city was named a Unesco City of Gastronomy in 2012 – it’s easy to see why. For foreign travellers it’s still flying under the radar, but as word spreads, that’s likely to change. Here’s… Continue Reading 10 reasons to put Jeonju on your bucket list

Behind closed doors: 10 of Seoul’s most glamorous speakeasies

Behind closed doors: 10 of Seoul’s most glamorous speakeasies

Prohibition might not have happened in South Korea but US-inspired speakeasies are no relic of the past in Seoul. As mixology and single-malt whisky began trending in the last five years, a few industry experts stepped up to the plate by opening hidden-away bars. Sometimes a needle in a haystack (unknown to many locals even)… Continue Reading Behind closed doors: 10 of Seoul’s most glamorous speakeasies