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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

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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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A Muggle’s Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter: Diagon Alley

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Here we are! The fifth and final chapter of A Muggle’s Guide to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Well, for Orlando anyway. I do always like to save the best for last, or rather, it’s my favorite part of the attraction that spans Orlando’s two parks: Diagon Alley. View this post on Instagram #DiagonAlley […]

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Our Favorite Travel Instagrammers!

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Instagram is filled with travelers, travel bloggers, vloggers, models, etc… you name it. Everyone is on the travel wagon these days, and honestly, can’t really blame them. We’re there too x’D. Because insta is inundated with SO many travelers sharing their pics, it’s hard to find unique users. Well, here’s a list of some of […]

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Fish Is Fast: How To Get International Deliveries For Cheap Abroad

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Every now and again there comes a time in every expat’s life when you want or need something from your home country. And there’s always that moment shortly thereafter when you cry a little bit inside about the fact it’s going to cost an arm and a leg in order to have a friend or […]

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