Valentine’s Day: The Korean Way

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Up with the pink hearts, the lipstick kisses, the bows and arrows!  Valentine´s Day is one of my favorite holidays, specifically for its commercialization.  In South Korea, where femininity, or perhaps girlie-ness, is widespread and commercially capitalized, shops and schools are all covered in pink hearts, just the same.  The commercials use it to advertise […]

One-Day Gastronomic Tour of Colombia

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In Colombia, the dishes are often simple, like the standard lunch fare at local restaurants, where the menu offers a total of four options for the day, and everyone drinks the same juice and eats the same soup for a starter.  Very little is spicy, and the most abundant resource is fruit.  If you are […]