Category: Travel Advice and Reviews

Information on different aspects of travel and reviews of travel related products

Blundstone Hiking Boots – Ridiculously Tough

When Blundstone sent me a pair of their new hiking boots to test out, I knew they would be tough, because historically Blundstone have made work boots. But steel cap toes, oil, acid, slip and heat resistant to 140 degrees is verging on ridiculously tough! And to make matters worst, Blundstone offer a 30 day […]

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Video Sunglasses Review – QuiverHD’s ‘Cyclops’

All of the vision and audio recorded in this video was done on my new QuiverHD ‘Cyclops’ Video Sunglasses. For more information visit Specifications of ‘Cyclops’ : Frame/Lenses Durable high density polymer frame Interchangeable UV400 scratch resistant polarised lenses (black as standard) Weight: 23g Video Performance 1280 x 720 (720p HD) at 30 frames […]

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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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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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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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