Category: Round the World Travel Video Adventure

Our current project, living and filming on the road

North Korea is open for tourism

Listening to the news, watching hatchet job videos on youtube, anyone would believe North Korea was a dangerous place to visit. I myself as a travel video producer was a little concerned before entering, afraid my camera equipment would be confiscated at the border. Instead what I found was a country just starting to open […]

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How to buy Korean Red Ginseng, the products available.

I join Dr Choi of the Korean Society of Ginseng for a tour around a local Geumsam Ginseng shop to see what Ginseng products are available to buy. Ginseng is available in extract form, as a drink, as a tea, in capsules, as slices with honey and in whole root form. We discuss the prices […]

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The Great Firewall of China

Overlander.tv are heading to China, so no videos for a while. We may find a way to get around the inability to use sites like youtube, but just in case we can’t, here is an early warning as to why things will be quiet here. Mashup of the feature film, Network (1976) featuring Peter Finch […]

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Geumsam Ginseng Market, Interview with Dr Choi about Health Benefits of Korean Ginseng

I visit with Geumsam Ginseng Market with Dr. Kwang – Tae Choi, former president of the Korean Ginseng Society. Geusam is the main region of South Korea where Ginseng is grown. Dr Choi talks about some of the proven health benefits of Ginseng. Some of the benefits of Ginseng include anti – fatigue, antioxidant, improves […]

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How to use Chopsticks, the middle finger method

Giving the Bird to improper chopstick use! Our delightful and delectable Seoul host Minji, teaches us how to use chopsticks. She believes the middle finger is the key to correct chopstick control. Willing and eager student Mark tests out Minji’s methods with some interesting results.

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Korean Ginseng, Learn all about it’s health benefits.

Interesting story about how this interview came about. On Wednesday last week I decided I would like to do a story on Korean Ginseng after reading about it’s benefits on the internet. So I put out a message on South Korean Facebook and couch surfing groups. Within 10 minutes someone replied to me on Facebook […]

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Wheeled Backpack Review, Best of Both Worlds

I look for two things in a backpack, durability and design, and I have found Australian Company, Caribee come up spades in both areas. I recently got a new backpack, the Caribee Skymaster 80. I needed something that both had wheels and backpack straps. My previous pack was a Caribee purchased in 2003 and still […]

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