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Raphael Rashid
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From Love Motel To Boutique Hotel, Adultery To Pajama Party

Prostitution, extramarital affairs, one night stands… these are the words often associated with motels in South Korea. This is where you go to have sex, shame attached. But over the past decade, motels in South Korea have seen an interesting rebirth of sorts: Their shady image is shifting towards that

Raphael Rashid
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Travel Guide: How Difficult Is It Really, Getting to Pyeongchang?

Very…but it need not be “After the opening ceremony, my friends had a nightmare journey going back to their motel. They rode a shuttle bus that dropped them at one of the interchanges outside of town, but since it was late, there was no connecting service back to

Raphael Rashid
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Finding Pyeongchang Accommodation: A Hard Time Even for Die-Hard Fans

Salt Lake City businessman Everen Brown is an Olympic superfan, having attended no fewer than 14 Olympiads. To continue the momentum, he flew to South Korea in October to search for accommodation for the coming Pyeongchang Winter Olympics, having failed to find anything online. But even on the ground in

Ben Jackson
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Good Luck Finding a Bed During the Pyeongchang Olympics

The Olympic motto is “Citius, Altius, Fortius,” Latin for “faster, higher, stronger.” It appears that the hoteliers and guesthouse owners of Pyeongchang, the mountain town where South Korea will host the 2018 Winter Olympics this winter, have been applying the second of these principles to their prices with a vengeance.