People have been fascinated with mud in recent years, as evidenced by the proliferation of dirty events like mud runs and the Spartan Races. Folks can’t seem to get enough of rolling around in the stuff.
If the thought of getting caked in the thick, brown dirt gets you excited, maybe you should take a trip to South Korea. The town of Boryeong holds a Mud Festival here each year with more mud-related events than you can imagine.
Originally conceived as a way to promote various mud-based cosmetics, supposedly great for the skin, the Boryeong Mud Festival has taken on a life of its own in the last two decades. People from around the world gather to roll in the dirt. Here, you’ll find mud wrestling events, mud pools, mud slides and even mud skiing competitions.
Of course, you’ll also partake in plenty of food and music while you’re here as several stages are erected for local bands to put on a show. It’s a great, quirky experience for anyone who isn’t afraid of getting a little dirty in order to have some fun. Heck, they even color the mud to make it more enticing.
We’re not sure about the skin claims, but we can guarantee it’ll definitely leave you with a story to tell your friends.
There are few things as adult-ish as a well-designed living space. When you stop strewing your Ikea coffee table with old magazines and straw wrappers, and start creating a “lewk” that’s more your style, it’s time to invest in a coffee table book. Sometimes pricey, these are not the tomes you curl up with in your cozy chair. They’re often hefty, artistic and fun and, if chosen correctly, a true representation of your own sense of style and interests.
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Croatia’s capital city boasts a bustling culture that features beautiful cafés lining every street, excellent shopping opportunities, great museums and some truly incredible architecture. The city of Zagreb is steeped in medieval history and was a Communist stronghold for much of its existence. While it certainly came a long way, it still remains a socially conservative place.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.