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Make Your Own Fragrant Flower Wax Tablets with Trazy

Make Your Own Fragrant Flower Wax Tablets with Trazy - The Nerdventursts - www.nerdventurists.com

Here’s the thing – I have a soft spot for crafts (right under meat and music). I have also inherited my mother’s love for flowers. So when Trazy.com, an English-friendly tour booking website right here in Korea, offered a class to make your own fragrant flower wax tablets, I jumped at the chance. Crafts? Check. […]

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5 Inspirational Destinations For Your Next Adventure

5 inspirational destinations for your next adventure - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

When it comes to the most influential and inspirational travel destinations, you might want to take a trip to the movies. There are so many wonderfully iconic movie destinations out there, that are truly inspirational places to visit. If you’ve ever seen a movie and thought, ‘I’d love to go there,’ then this is the […]

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Traditional Tea Ceremony at Bukchon Hanok Village With Trazy

Traditional Tea Ceremony At Bukchon Hanok Village With Trazy - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

Thanks to the awesome team at Trazy.com, an English-friendly tour booking website here in Korea, I was able to experience and participate in a traditional tea ceremony. I’ve been in love with tea since a young age after reading a Sailor Moon manga in 4th grade mentioning chamomile tea. I immediately went out with my grandmother […]

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A Nerd’s Guide To Surviving A Hurricane

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During hurricane season, one must be constantly vigilant and prepared. Be it just a tropical storm or a Category 4 monster, these storms are nothing to joke about. However, when your power is out and it’s been three days, you might start to get a bit of cabin fever. This is especially true if there’s […]

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You say Karatsu, I say Hasetsu: A Yuri on Ice Tour

You say Karatsu, I say Hasetsu: A Yuri!!! on Ice Tour - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

For any fan of the ice skating anime Yuri on Ice the natural destination in Japan is the coastal city of Karatsu, on which Katsuki Yuuri’s fictional hometown of Hasetsu is based. Since I’m lucky enough to live in southern South Korea, I’ve been able to visit Karatsu a few times, and each time has […]

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Tadaku: Cooking With Locals in Japan

Tadaku: Cooking With Locals in Japan - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

Learning how to cook Japanese food, real authentic Japanese food, isn’t an easy task. There’s the careful balancing of clean flavors, umami, the specialized ingredients, and just the right preparation. Learning the intricacies of one of the world’s most favored cuisines isn’t for the faint of heart. However, there is an amazing service called Tadaku that pairs […]

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The Cutest Little Pie Shop In Seoul: Caffe Pie

The Cutest Little Pie Shop in Seoul: Caffe Pie - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

Seoul is home to many dessert cafes. An astronomical amount actually. But there has been one dessert in particular that is always impossible to find… pie. So imagine my surprise when wandering around my temporary adoptive neighborhood of Daechi when I stumbled upon a pie shop and cafe. Actual pie. Apple pie, people. APPLE. PIE. […]

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‘Bento Momento’ – A Cooking Class in Tokyo

Bento Momento: Cooking Class in Tokyo - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

One of my first memories of anything Japanese were the cute lunch boxes, ie bento boxes, that were peppered throughout anime and Ghibli films. Did Japanese children really get adorable lunches every day? Did their parents take special bento cooking classes just to learn how to make these impossibly “kawaii” lunch boxes? There is a […]

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Screen Printing in Seoul with Mini Print

Screen Printing in Seoul With Mini Print - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

When looking for new and interesting activities to do in Seoul, one usually thinks of cafe hopping or checking out a new exhibition. You wouldn’t immediately think of a screen printing class. Yet, when I saw an advertisement in an expat women’s group for just that, my creativity senses were tingling. And thus I signed […]

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Hwacheon Sancheoneo Ice Fishing Festival with Trazy

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It is cold in Korea right now. Very cold. I’m a winter person, I love the cold, but it’s frigid out there, let me tell you. However, if it’s going to be a tad nippy, might as well go do something that suits the weather! That’s why when Trazy.com, a great English-friendly tour booking website […]

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