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How to Say Hello in Korean

Whether you are travelling to South Korea on holiday or for an important business meeting it is important to know how to say hello in Korean.

Many people are put off travelling to South Korea but the acts and behaviour of their neighbours North Korea, fear not South Korea is a wonderfully versatile place that makes for a great vacation! The people are super friendly and the city of Seoul is one of the most vibrant on the planet. South Korea offers some amazing food too! Very heavy on the meat content the Koreans love a barbecue!

Five Best Hong Kong Buffet

Hong Kong is a wonderfully diverse and vibrant place. A buzzing and pumping metropolis that never once stops, not even for a moment! As such, Hong Kong is truly a twenty-four-hour city and in order to function at maximum capacity there must be food! Good food at that! This is where the Hong Kong Buffet comes into play.

How to Say Hello in Chinese

Chinese is regarded as one of the most difficult languages to learn and as such people do not often taking up the challenge. Whether you’re just learning how to say hello in Chinese or wishing to master the language it matters little, the only thing that matters is your desire and commitment to learn!

China is a vast nation that is made up of hundreds of subcultures and societal groups. There are eight recognised linguistic groups in China followed by countless dialects and linguistic variations, not to mention colloquialism and idiolects too, just to add to the confusion!

Where is Singapore?

When thinking about Asia and travelling Asia, have you ever asked yourself where is Singapore? Singapore, sadly, for many people is little more than a hub airport where you must endure ridiculously long airport layovers before you catch your next flight. We are here to set the record straight, not only is Singapore a destination in its own right but is certainly worthy of your visiting!

Is Russia Part of Europe or Asia?

Russia is one of the largest land masses on the planet. Home to 144 million people Russia has a hugely diverse landscape. Home to Babushka Dolls, vodka and Cossack dancing Russia has a rich and varied culture. But is Russia part of Europe or Asia?

How to Say Hello in Japanese?

Whether you're just learning how to say hello in Japanese or learning how to speak the language as a whole learning a new language can be tricky and challenging, however with the right mindset and commitment there is no language on earth that you cannot master!

The Japanese language is considered one of the trickier languages to learn in full as the alphabet is different to that of languages in the west. That said, learning to read and write can be a challenge but the same steps apply when learning to speak Japanese as with any other language in the world!

Where is Mount Everest?

Where is Mount Everest we hear you cry?! Well, it is in the Himalayan country of Nepal!

But where is Nepal? Nepal is a small but prosperous nation nestled away in the depths of the sub-continent bordering India, Tibet, Bhutan and China. This peaceful and loving country is home to the earth’s tallest mountain and the majestic Himalayan mountain range.

How to spend 2 weeks in Japan

Japan is one of very few Asian national to have it all. Beautiful coastlines and blue ocean encompassed islands, snow capped mountains, cherry blossom lined meandering rivers and of course buzzing metropolises and vibrant futuristic cities. If you are going to spend 2 weeks in Japan, here is the suggestion for you.

Japan’s wonderful capital city Tokyo has a whole host of historical and cultural gems to discover. The Japanese youth have their very own quirky pop culture which simply must be experienced during any visit to Japan. From anime to manga you’re world view will be widened and more culturally rich with time spent with Japanese pop culture fanatics.

How to Spend One Week in Thailand

Thailand is South East Asia’s most popular destination and with modern cities, pristine beaches and impressive countryside it is not hard to see why. With such a great variety of things to see and do in Thailand many people ask is one week in Thailand enough time? And that is such a difficult question to answer! If you spend your time wisely, plan a one week in Thailand itinerary in advance and stick to it then you can cover ‘the basics’ of Thailand in one week. Beach holidays are a popular option for many who have just one week in Thailand but with easy and affordable public transport it is possible to over a lot of ground in one week in Thailand, ticking off as many sights and attractions as possible. Here are our top tips for what to do in one week in Thailand and where to go!