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Trip: WorldNomads Scholarship

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Seomjin River Cherry Flower Oysters

SOUTH KOREA | Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | Views [1155]

In Korea's South Gyeongsang Province where tidal waters bring salinity up into the lower reaches of the Seomjin River, there grows oysters. Estuary oysters or Crassostrea gigas as they are known to the scientific community. Commercially they are ... Read more >

Tags: eating bivalves, oysters, seafood

In the Village of Milli

GREECE | Monday, 28 Apr 2014 | Views [268] | Scholarship Entry

With friends, I sat at a rickety little table outside the taverna just up the hill from the village of Milli on Greece's Mount Ochi on the island of Euboa (Evvia), where I would be staying with them for the spring and summer. We were waiting for our dinner, ... Read more >

Tags: 2014 Travel Writing Scholarship - Euro Roadtrip

Photos: bullfighting in Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery

international bullfighting festival-cheongdo , Korea
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Bullfighting in Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Thursday, 13 Mar 2014 | Views [255]

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Tags: bullfighting but not sport

Photos: spring cleaning the mind and body: black bone chicken, tree-water & cress

SOUTH KOREA | Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | Photo Gallery

healthy spring foods from Korea
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spring cleaning the body and mind:

SOUTH KOREA | Sunday, 2 Mar 2014 | Views [349]

   The vernal Equinox is just on the horizon. The western calendar has it registered for arrival in Asia on the twenty-second day of March. But according to the traditional Chinese Lunar calendar, which is used similarly in Korea, Japan and ... Read more >

Tags: healthy foods from korea, spring time foods

Photos: whale meat in Korea

SOUTH KOREA | Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | Photo Gallery

photos of whale museum and whale meat
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SOUTH KOREA | Tuesday, 25 Feb 2014 | Views [557]

  I write this journal entry not to elicit any ethical, moral or environmental debate over the business of whaling and/or the practice of eating whale meat. I am merely writing this piece to inform travellers that the culinary tradition of eating ... Read more >

Tags: eating whale meat

Photos: yungduk daegae

SOUTH KOREA | Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | Photo Gallery

photos of ganggu harbour
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SOUTH KOREA | Monday, 24 Feb 2014 | Views [309] | Comments [1]

  They come from the cold, deep waters of the North Pacific along Russia and Korea's eastern coastlines. They are big in size and plentiful in numbers during the winter months of January and February when it is a custom of many Korean people to ... Read more >

Tags: south korea - off the tourist trail

Photos: Passport & Plate - Korean crab & shrimp bean paste stew

SOUTH KOREA | Monday, 17 Feb 2014 | Flickr Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Ingredients ingredients for "Got Gae-Sae woo Deonjang JJigae Korean Crab & Shrimp Bean Paste Stew water (preferably non-chlorinated three strands of dried black seaweed [about 100 grams] 5 small anchovy-dried 2 heaping tablespoons of Deonjang (Bean ... Read more >
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Tags: passport & plate: italy 2014