How to have an Asian girlfriend. (And how to keep her).

Many people have said that they want an Asian girlfriend. But there are some important things to bear in mind, because it’s really easy to be caught out when you’re from too very different cultures. These things won’t be so obvious in the early stages, but I guarantee that after a while they will beContinue reading “How to have an Asian girlfriend. (And how to keep her).”

1 is the saddest number

You know I’ve been in Korea for over five months and although I love nearly everything about living here, there’s just a few things that bother me. Most of them I can deal with. But the number one problem is that in Korea the group is everything. I knew this before I came but IContinue reading “1 is the saddest number”

Korean actor suicide is another #metoo victim

You might think that a news story about a Korean celebrity killing themselves is small news but the recent suicide of actor Jo Min-ki has led to fears that the ever-growing #metoo movement is getting out of hand. Indeed, it has led to many claiming it is a witch-hunt and anti-male. The actor’s death wasContinue reading “Korean actor suicide is another #metoo victim”

Vegan restaurant in Busan: review

Recently I have been thinking a lot about my diet. It’s hard to say why, but I’m beginning to lose interest in meat. Although I’ve eaten meat my whole life, I find myself questioning whether I should continue to do so. But in Korea at least 90% of the restaurants serve meat, and it’s hardContinue reading “Vegan restaurant in Busan: review”

The real Korea

I realised recently it was naive of me to think that I could go to Korea and make all my problems disappear. cause when you move to a new country, you replace your old problems with new ones. When i was living in London, I though that everything about Korea was good but now IContinue reading “The real Korea”

What kind of men do Asian women go for?

If you’re a western guy and you’re interested in dating a girl from Asia, what are they looking for? I believe that all women are different but there are a few characteristics in Western men that I think Asian women are attracted to. Number one: kindness. The ‘nice guys finish last’ concept doesn’t apply toContinue reading “What kind of men do Asian women go for?”

2 famous Korean actor scandals

The first ‘scandal’ concerns Kim Min Hee’s affair with the much older and married director Hang Sang Soo (Ha Ha Ha). Ever since the affair was confirmed, the actress has  suffered negative publicity with many refusing to watch her films in the cinema. The situation has become so bad that she has been forced toContinue reading “2 famous Korean actor scandals”

Korean Englishman – what’s the big deal?

If you’re Korean, you’ll almost certainly have heard of Korean Englishman, a young priest who has made dozens of  massively popular Youtube videos. When I say popular, I’m talking in the 100,000s of views for videos such as 처음 써보는 한국 어플 “스노우”에 푹 빠진 영국 친구들!! In Korea, it seems there is a fascinationContinue reading “Korean Englishman – what’s the big deal?”

Which is better; Korea or Japan?

Of course, in an ideal world, there would be just one country, a combination of the two called “Japorea” or “Korpan”. There is so much these great countries have in common. They have similar environments and climate. They like similar music and films. Let’s put it to the test. Starting with: Language Japansese is aContinue reading “Which is better; Korea or Japan?”