Posts in Culture
Bri Bri Indigenous Village & Chocolate Tour

If you’re looking to dig a little deeper into the culture in Costa Rica, take a break from the adventure sports and beaches for a day and venture to an indigenous village not far from Puerto Viejo. Learning about the Bribri people, speaking with a shaman and supporting their livelihood is an unforgettable experience that will certainly stick with you after you leave Costa Rica.

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Ultimate Japan Travel Guide: Everything You Need to Know for Your First Visit

If you're planning to visit Japan, this information-packed guide has the answers to all your questions. We are sharing exactly how much it costs to travel to Japan, and we're throwing in some money-saving budget tips! Plus, find out the best places to go in Tokyo, which Japanese foods to try, and how to ride the bullet trains. This is the most complete Japan travel guide out there and will help you plan the trip of your dreams.

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16 Unique and Cheap Things to Do in Bangkok That You Can't Miss

If you’re bored in Bangkok, something's wrong with you! There are endless fun things to do in this ever-growing city. We created a list of top things to do Bangkok. Some are super touristy (yet still worthwhile), like the Grand Palace, but some are hidden gems, like an amazing Tuk Tuk Food Tour. In this travel guide, we’re laying out the best hotels in Bangkok, how to use the metro system, what to do in Bangkok, foods to eat, and common scams to avoid. This Bangkok travel guide has everything you need to know before flying into BKK.

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Why You Should Visit Eastern Europe Now

Often overshadowed by its Western neighbors, Eastern Europe deserves to be on your travel bucket list. From natural beauty to adorable towns to rich culture, we'll share exactly why Eastern Europe should be on your radar.

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One Month in Vietnam: A Complete Itinerary

Vietnam is a country filled with delicious food, friendly people and a rich history. We traveled for a little over one month backpacking this action-packed nation. The itinerary below is a perfect guide from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City for anyone visiting Vietnam for the first time. 

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The Best of our Year of Travel: Our Favorite Foods, Places & Experiences

Wanna know our favorite foods? Best hotels? Craziest things we did over the last year? What an Around the World trip is really like? This “Best Of” list is a must read!

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Homestay in a Remote Hill Tribe Village in Laos: Our Amazing Story

To this day, our homestay in this remote Hmong village in the hills of Laos was the most amazing cultural experience we've encountered. Come along as we share our story!

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22 Fun Things To Do in South Korea

If you are living in South Korea - or even just visiting for a short time - this list of fun things to do in Korea will hopefully give you some travel ideas, what to eat, and experiences to be had. So here it goes: our list of highlights from our year in South Korea!

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9 Unique and Socially Responsible Experiences in Cambodia

We always try to travel responsibly and leaves the smallest footprint, but we decided that while traveling in Cambodia we would do even more to be sure our money was being spent in the right places. We found some pretty incredible responsible companies to support, and want to share ways that you can give back while exploring this beautiful nation.

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30 Amazing Things To Do in Bali You Can't Miss

Bali is a favorite vacation spot of many travelers. With a rich culture, iconic volcanos, picturesque beaches and food that everyone can enjoy, it’s not hard to fall in love with Bali. And don’t worry, even though this is a popular destination, there are still plenty of things to do that will give you a glimpse into the “real Bali”. Come along with us as we share our top foods, unique adventures and cheap things to do in Bali!

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Hwacheon Ice Fishing Festival

I have a confession. Until last weekend, I had never gone ice fishing in my life. Neither had Ben. Yep, that's right. Two midwesterners, hailing from the land of 10,000 lakes, had to move all the way to South Korea before taking a whirl at ice fishing. 

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Andong Mask Dance Festival

It is rumored that in 1999, Queen Elizabeth asked to be taken to the “most Korean place in Korea”. She was brought to the town of Andong to celebrate her 73rd birthday.

Famous for its traditional folk village and annual Mask Dance Festival, Andong attracts visitors from near and far each September.

We were no exception.

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