Month: August 2015

DMZ tour Korea: Wear shoes you can run in

It’s an eerie feeling to be told you need to wear shoes you can run in when you visit Panmunjom on a DMZ Tour in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating North and South Korea. True story. Although North and South Korea are not fighting at this time, the current events in 2015 indicate tensions remain high.

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Ahnu Noe Leather: Comfy all-round great travel shoe

Your feet are your best friends on the road. And you better treat them right and make sure they are comfortable. What you need is one great travel shoe that goes from all-day city touring to back-road sauntering to a casual dinner with a skirt. Like the Ahnu Noe Leather does.

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Kellerwald Forchheim beer gardens: a Franconian forest secret

“Off to the cellar” is what you’ll hear from Forchheim locals when they disappear into the forest on trails (“auf die Keller”). What that means in local slang is that they are headed to a beehive of popular beer gardens nestled deep in the forest of Franconian Switzerland in Upper Bavaria – the Kellerwald Forchheim beer gardens.

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Insect repellent clothing: Keep bugs away without sprays or lotions

Keep mosquitoes, ticks, flies, chiggers and more from biting without dousing your skin with chemicals. How? With insect repellent clothing infused with permethrin, a chemical approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). There is no odor, you don’t have to worry about reapplying chemicals or their potential hazards, and the insect repellency lasts at least 70 launderings, which is the life expectancy of such treated garments per manufacturers.

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