Sexless Korea

Is it possible that I got it wrong about Korea? Specifically, that it’s really easy to get with women if you’re white? Whilst there are those who would say otherwise, here are a few reasons why it’s actually hard, really hard, to get even a date here as a foreign male. The culture is totallyContinue reading “Sexless Korea”

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”

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”

The problem with Korean women

It had all started so well. Recently I got speaking to a nice Korean girl and we were getting on so well that we exchanged numbers and got Kakao talk ids. Instead of calling it a day we continued talking and I asked if she wanted to go on somewhere. The cinema was down theContinue reading “The problem with Korean women”

3 years in Koreatown

It’s now been more than three years since I moved from East London to London’s Koreatown and although I occasionally think about leaving, I have never made any serious attempts to do so. I’ve lived in many different places since I left home. But the first time I managed to feel that I lived inContinue reading “3 years in Koreatown”

How learning Korean saved my life

A few years ago I felt as though my life was stuck in a rut, that nothing was exciting to me any more. I had had this feeling for a long time. I was in a pattern of repetiveness. you could say that I was feeling bored with life and it didn’t give me anyContinue reading “How learning Korean saved my life”