Never heard of Samoa? Sadly, you’re not the only one. Apparently, great rugby teams and a claim as the birthplace of the Polynesian people isn’t enough to truly be on the map. This Pacific country has been mostly overlooked in guidebooks and geography lessons, but I’m here to tell you everything you need to know about The Independent State of Samoa. Continue reading “5 things you need to know about Samoa”
Cheap, tasty and easy to make, Instant Noodles were invented back in 1971 by Momofuku Ando. Trying to get post-war Japan to eat more American wheat flour, the Taiwanese businessman created the original instant ramen: Nissin’s Cup Noodles.
You might think of them as a student’ staple, but there is much more to instant noodles than struggling college youngsters. 100 billion servings of instant noodles were consumed last year, they have three museums dedicated to them in Japan and are, as reported by BBC, used as currency in American prisons. Continue reading “5 of the most unusual Cup Noodles flavours”
I recently visited Seoul. It was my second time in the capital city of South Korea and whilst much hadn’t changed, some things truly were different.
My first visit to Seoul was in the summer of 2010. 6 years later, I was back in Hongdae. Here’s what’s changed.
I just got back from South Korea, and being one of the lucky few who doesn’t EVER get jet-lagged, I figured now would be a good time to start writing about my experiences.
Did you know you needed a very specific serum for your neck once you are over 25? It should most definitely be part of your nightly routine, I learned in Seoul, lest your face stays wrinkles-free but you get chicken neck.
Travel memories come in all forms and shapes. They can also be triggered by some unexpected events, sights, smells…
When I say Dubai, you say malls! Dubai! Malls! Dubai! … Let stop right here. You see, beyond the malls and the endless opportunities to shop, Dubai has a lot to offer. I kid you not.
So here is my list of unmissable activities to do and places to see when visiting Dubai. And I promise I won’t mention a single mall.
It seems to always be the biggest issue when planning a trip (extensive or not): what to pack.
I don’t believe in “packing” so much as “stuff I can’t do without” and “stuff it would be nice to have but…” and I pile stuff on the floor accordingly.
To help out anyone who might be slightly confused about what to take on the road, here is a very non-exhaustive list of things you should not have to do without whilst backpacking the world.
Luxury travel, whatever it means, seems to be the bread and butter of many a travel writer. Reviews of exclusive resorts, cruises (God help us) and travel tips for those who, apparently, have ran out of ideas on how to blow away their cash, populate countless websites as well as my social media streams.