7 Silly but awesome reasons to visit South Korea

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Why do you choose to visit a country? Maybe you choose places based on which have the most history. The best tourist attractions. The most famous food (hell, I here you on that one!) But, there is another factor that should come into your travel plans decisions. Fun. This time last year we were in South Korea. It was a country we’d thought about visiting but it was not near …

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Eating Live Octopus! Busan, South Korea (Video)

Tommo Food, Tommo-Eats-Something-Terrible, Video Blogs

Food: Live Octopus (just!) Location: Busan, South Korea. Eating Korean Live Octopus The Jagalchi Fish Market in Busan is about what you expect from Asian fish markets, the fish are super fresh because they are still alive! It was the first port of call for the day and we were in need of breakfast… What better than live octopus, well, almost live, it had been dead about 30 seconds when we …

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S1E5 The History of Kimchee (Kimchi) & What To Eat In Seoul, Korea

Tommo Food, Food Experiences (Restaurants and Where To eat In...), Food Guides (What To Eat In...), Food History, The Dish Podcast

Listen To The History Of Kimchee (Kimchi) & What to Eat in Seoul Podcast Below. The Full podcast episode contains kimchee facts, a detailed background on the history of kimchee, information on when many dishes were created (some are older than you think) and some of the MUST Try Korean dishes to eat in Seoul! Most importantly, it’s a fun and informative exploration of the tasty world of Korean Food. …

6 Korean Delicacies (for the brave!)

Megsy Food, Food Guides (What To Eat In...)

If you’re looking for a country to experience weird and wonderful food (sometimes just weird!), look no further than South Korea. Korean cuisine, is generally incredible, especially if you like it spicy. At the same time, they have some delicacies which might make your stomach turn! From eating seafood so fresh that it’s still wriggling, to eating what’s known as ‘dead body soup’ (because of its strong smell!), a trip …

15 Best Books to Read Before Travelling South East Asia

Megsy Travel Tips

” The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut! Books should be an integral part of any travellers travel kit. Whether it be in paperback or as an ebook, you will always find wanderers with a word based resource or two for the country they are in. However, …

Day Trips from Bologna - Visit San Marino

Hub: All Destinations (Browse)

Discover Food, Fun & Travel Information for destinations around the world. Search below by destination for insider travel ideas, foodie guides and more! Feature Destinations Our Top 7 Feature Destinations All Destinations – Click Below We’ve visited 93+ countries. Every country we’ve written about is listed below. Just click the region to get started.

62 Best Restaurants in Merida Mexico + Merida Nightlife, Cantinas & Bars

Tommo Booze, Food, Food Experiences (Restaurants and Where To eat In...), maps

Discover the Best Restaurants in Merida Mexico with our ultimate Merida Food & Drink Guide. From breakfast to night clubs. We cover more than 62 places to indulge your tastebuds in Merida Yucatan. Includes our free Food & Cantina walking tour map. The best Merida nightlife & cuisine.

32 Summer Destinations to inspire you to pack your bags and see the world!

32 Summer Destinations to Ignite Your Wanderlust

Megsy Travel Tips

Summer is right around the corner. And if you’re like most people you are ready to thaw out, get a tan and explore while the weather is nice and warm. That’s why we’ve enlisted in some professional help to reveal to you the Top 32 Must Visit Summer Destinations as told by professional travel bloggers. I twisted their arms and got them to reveal their favorite secret places that they love …

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Food From Around The World – Best of 2015

Megsy Food

Cooking and eating in a foreign country may be the surest, and truest way to it’s soul – unknown Food food glorious food. Some of us travel to the corners of the earth in order to try every known delicacy every country has to offer. I’ve personally been to over 65 countries and I can tell you, the main thing I wanted to experience in each and every one was …

013 Europe on $7 a day? & We visit Seoul (Podcast)

Megsy Travel Freedom Podcast

Seoul, Sth Korea Podcast Episode 013: Epsisode 013 Our cheapest month in 2 years & we visit Seoul Listen NOW! Subscribe on iTunes WE NEED YOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from listeners about how we can improve the show or what you love about it already. You can email us using the contact form in the footer of this page or tweet @5dollartravel [tweetthis]My comment is…[/tweetthis] What do you want in …

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First time home buyers say no to debt, travel forever instead

Tommo Travel Freedom Podcast

In 2012, 6 months into saving $35,000 for a mortgage deposit in Brisbane, Australia, Tommo (a wedding singer) & Megsy (a travel agent), decided to take control of their future, rather than handing their lives over to the banks. With ongoing uncertainty in the housing market, Tommo & Megsy chose travel freedom, with a minimalist, online-income based lifestyle. They became the 5 Dollar Travellers. Their mission, to find value for money …

Our best and worst value travel from 2014

Tommo Fun

What experiences were really worth the price tag in 2014? This is about value for money. Best quality for the lowest price. Value is that balance point in the middle. You can get a 4 hour train ride across India for $2… but you’ll be crushed in a sweaty box like cattle. That’s not value for money. That’s just cheap. Flying from London to Athens for $35 in a comfortable, …