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Vineworks: Pairing Wine With People in Seoul

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Wine is language on the lips… ~ Virginia Wolf That’s the tagline for Vineworks, an interactive wine tasting company and, frankly, lifestyle, owned and operated by Ian Ashworth in the trendy area of Hongdae. It’s more than learning about wine pairings; it’s about pairing wine with people, it’s about stories and homemade recipes, and it’s […]

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Getting An Illegal Tattoo in Korea

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The first thing to know about getting a tattoo in Korea is that it’s most likely illegal. How’s that for an opening line? See, tattooing is only legal in Korea if the tattoo artist is a licensed doctor, as they’re the only ones allowed to legally handle needles of any kind. Now, there are PLENTY […]

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Getting Adjusted at Create Wellness Center

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When I moved to Korea, I didn’t think I’d be doing so many things to help benefit myself. Truly. But I’ve gotten my teeth all fixed here, I’ve taken care of my skin in amazing ways, and I’ve now gone to the chiropractor! Just outside Itaewon station is the Create Wellness Center, a charming lovely […]

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Mogo: A Vegetarian Meal Kit Service in Seoul!

Mogo: A Vegetarian Meal Service in Seoul - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

I haven’t griped too much about the difficulties of being a veggie in South Korea, because I feel like it’d be kind of obnoxious of me to do so. Korea’s diet is heavily meat based. It’s in their cultural makeup here as well as a huge part of their social world. Of course it’s going […]

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Musical Theater in Korea: Dorian Gray (Starring Kim Junsu and Park Eun Tae)

Musical Theater in Korea - Dorian Gray: A New Musical - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

Living in a foreign country has its host of difficulties, especially when you don’t know the language. However, I truly believe that music is international and you don’t necessarily need to comprehend every individual word to understand the feeling or meaning behind a song. That’s why I wasn’t too worried when I traveled out to […]

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Weird and Wacky Museums of South Korea

Weird & Wackiest Museums in South Korea - The Nerdventurists - www.nerdventurists.com

I’ve never seen so many museums in a single country than I have in South Korea. It’s staggering actually. There’s everything from museums on folklore to Leonardo da Vinci, Hello Kitty, and even African art. Some of these museums get a little… different. How about one dedicated to toilet culture around the world? Or even erotica? […]

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