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15 of the world’s weirdest museums
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15 of the world’s weirdest museums

Tap water, dog collars or the underpants of your favorite celebrities -- here, the niche takes the spotlight
5 Korean ways to eat a pig
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5 Korean ways to eat a pig

Head, shoulders, feet ... Koreans leave no part undevoured in their overwhelming love of pork
Top 20 restaurants in Asia
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Top 20 restaurants in Asia

The Miele Guide names Iggy's in Singapore Asia's best restaurant, ousts big names from annual list
New Zealanders thrilled at the prospect of Korean tourists descending en masse
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New Zealanders thrilled at the prospect of Korean tourists descending en masse

Korean Air increases capacity on Auckland flights by 30 percent, expected to boost NZ tourism industry
Where (not) to shop in Seoul this week
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Where (not) to shop in Seoul this week

Lotte Department Store throws extravagant birthday bash for shoppers, clogs up Myeong-dong
10 of the world's most hated airports
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10 of the world's most hated airports

The smelliest toilets, the longest queues, the rudest staff ... sometimes air rage feels justified
Game companies to unveil latest goodies at G-Star 2011
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Game companies to unveil latest goodies at G-Star 2011

It's golden week in gamers' paradise as Korea's Comic-Con kicks off Thursday
Staff picks: Best hair salons in Seoul
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Staff picks: Best hair salons in Seoul

Our favorite places to get pampered, trimmed and made-over
Miele Guide: Korean restaurant finally makes Asia's Top 20
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Miele Guide: Korean restaurant finally makes Asia's Top 20

Pierre Gagnaire à Séoul takes eighth spot in latest Miele Guide, with one dish singled out as exemplary
Interview: Miss Korea 2011 talks fashion, her new job and plastic surgery
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Interview: Miss Korea 2011 talks fashion, her new job and plastic surgery

We go one on one with Korea's gorgeous new ambassador
The odd reality behind Shanghai's Pyongyang restaurants
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The odd reality behind Shanghai's Pyongyang restaurants

They sing, dance, serve mediocre fare and are clueless about the outside world. We meet one restaurant's North Korean staff
Incheon Airport keeps thinking it's Las Vegas
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Incheon Airport keeps thinking it's Las Vegas

New luxury hotel, shopping mall and casino scheduled to open in 2016
Serious about globalizing Korean food? Then stop watering it down
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Serious about globalizing Korean food? Then stop watering it down

Pushing the same boring and bland dishes will hardly win people’s hearts -- or bellies
Official: Korean travel fares update
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Official: Korean travel fares update

Fuel surcharges hit air fares, Korea Tourism Organization offers discounts on train travel
'People of Tastes' alights on Garosugil
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'People of Tastes' alights on Garosugil

Creative boutique offers breakthroughs for young Korean fashion designers
Seoul's best museums
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Seoul's best museums

These six museums beat out 100 others for the most haunting glimpses into Korea's past
Top Seoul streets to view scenic fall foliage
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Top Seoul streets to view scenic fall foliage

Take in bursts of pumpkin and gold while strolling along 80 officially selected autumnal streets
Travel makes us happy: Here's why
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Travel makes us happy: Here's why

Money may or may not bring happiness, depending on who you ask. But travel definitely does
Foreigners in Seoul turn out to be cheap, cheap dates
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Foreigners in Seoul turn out to be cheap, cheap dates

Forget fancy course dinners: City-wide survey shows foreigners prefer low-key samgyeopsal and ddeokbokki
Most eco-friendly tours in Korea
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Most eco-friendly tours in Korea

Travel and conserve: Dodge bats and photograph salt farms on these eco trips
A Korean celeb for every season
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A Korean celeb for every season

Tourists tell Korea Tourism Organization Hyun Bin is "so fall" and Bae Yong-Joon is the prince of winter
The complete guide to Seoul taxis
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The complete guide to Seoul taxis

How to get the best fares and safest rides on the most hair-raising modes of transport in the city
Latest hot Korean medical tour: Voice feminization surgery
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Latest hot Korean medical tour: Voice feminization surgery

Specialized Korean surgery offers transsexuals a literal voiceover
Best pastries in Seoul
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Best pastries in Seoul

Moist cakes, flaky pies and tangy tarts: Addictive desserts in the city
5 reasons to visit Jeonju
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5 reasons to visit Jeonju

"The Best Taste City in Korea" throws bibimbap festivals and features seven makgeolli towns
Indie and industrial designs go on display at Design Korea 2011
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Indie and industrial designs go on display at Design Korea 2011

The expo, bazaar and think tank rolled into one features latest smart gadgets and appliances
'One panda is worth 10 of our lives'
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'One panda is worth 10 of our lives'

In Caopo Nature Reserve, a hunt for giant pandas offers surprising insight into Chinese rural life
5 Korean low-cost carriers eat up domestic market share
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5 Korean low-cost carriers eat up domestic market share

Price versus quality: More Korean budget airlines expand overseas, lure price-conscious passengers
Best markets on Jeju Island
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Best markets on Jeju Island

Where to buy El Dorado and mackerel gimbap while vacationing in Korea's tropical haven