Author Archives: Travel Lexx

8 Best Language Apps To Use On The Go

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Learning a new language is never easy yet being able to communicate with locals in a foreign country has many advantages. From ordering food to asking directions, having a few phrases up your sleeve can mean the difference between confused looks and a great recommendation.

How Travel Changed My Life For the Better

Travel has been a constant in my life for only about five years, yet I honestly can’t even think what I would do without it. The thought of catching a “travel bug” might not make sense to those who haven’t experienced traversing foreign lands, meeting people from all walks of life and jumping on a plane at every opportunity.

9 Beautiful Lakes in the USA You Must Visit

USA is country of outstanding natural beauty. Among its highlights are many picturesque lakes, framed by postcard-like scenery and varied landscapes. I was lucky enough explore a few of them on my visit so here’s my pick of the most beautiful lakes in the USA.

Gwangjang Market: Delicious Korean Street Food in Seoul

Seoul’s Gwangjang Market is an absolute must-visit for any self-respecting foodies. Its bustling lanes are full of food stalls and the area comes alive at night, when locals fill the benches of the different establishments. The owners (seemingly always older Korean ladies) are quick to fill patrons’ bowls with delicious freshly-cooked food.

30 Best Travel Apps for iOS and Android in 2017

These leading travel apps will help you find great deals, discover cool things to do in your destination and maybe even find love on the road in 2017

Travelling without a smartphone today is akin to not bringing a passport for many people. There are, of course, thousands of travel apps available for almost every aspect of your trip. With so many to choose from, how can you tell which ones are the most useful and likely to make your trip more memorable?

15 Reasons You Should Visit South Korea

South Korea may be overlooked by many visitors to Asia, but there are so many reasons why you shouldn't make the same mistake. Here are 15 reasons to visit South Korea!

South Korea may be overlooked by many visitors to Asia, but there are so many reasons why you shouldn’t make the same mistake. While it’s hardly undiscovered, its mix of stunning landscapes, rich history and fascinating culture deserves a lot more attention than it gets.

Seoraksan National Park: Hiking to Daecheongbong Peak

A hike in Seoraksan National Park was one of the few that I definitely wanted to do on my visit to Korea. Its stunning rock formations and abundance of flora and fauna earned it a status of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. The park’s main peak, Daecheongbong (1708m) also happens to be the third highest in Korea. Which, of course meant that I had to climb it!

A hike in Seoraksan National Park was one of the few that I definitely wanted to do on my visit to Korea. Its stunning rock formations and abundance of flora and fauna earned it a status of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

8 South Korea Hiking Trails You Don’t Want To Miss

Korea Hiking Trails

Korea is a paradise for active travellers. Hiking is a national pastime and there are trails for all abilities all over the country. Its natural beauty is just begging to be explored and with it being the same size as England, it’s pretty easy to do!

Korea Travel Guide: 11 Essential Tips for First Time Visitors

Korea may not immediately spring to mind when planning a trip to Asia. Yet its mix of culture, tradition and natural beauty make it an ideal travel destination. From hiking stunning mountains to sampling the delicious cuisine, there is something for everyone here.  

20 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Travel To Japan

Japan. The Land Of The Rising Sun. One of the most popular travel destinations in the world. A bucket list entry for many. Well, I’ve done the honourable thing and have visited Japan so you don’t have to. Here are 20 reasons why you should not travel to Japan.