A Rakia-Fueled Adventure Through the Balkans

A Rakia-Fueled Adventure Through the Balkans

Across the verdant but troubled Balkan peninsula, raki is the fuel of the common man and woman. Punters from the Albanian shores to the Montenegrin mountains, from the walled towns of Croatia to the vibrant cities of Serbia, from the hills and valleys of Bosnia and Herzegovina, consume raki lustfully and delightfully. Raki – also known […]

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The Rise Of Korean Soju Is Thanks To K-Pop

The Rise Of Korean Soju Is Thanks To K-Pop

Like a plasticized, electronic armada, Korean pop culture is invading the world. “Hallyu,” meaning K-pop, K-film, K-TV and K-video games, is taking over screens from China to Malaysia, India to Iran, Peru to California. And Korea’s iconic alcoholic beverage – soju – is invading along with it, being fired like artillery shells into the breach. […]

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