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”

Is she really going out with him?

What’s your reaction when you see a good looking woman? Maybe you celebrate the fact that you have seen someone very special. Or rejoice in seeing someone who brightens up your day. If you’re like me, you feel a mixture of attraction and depression. Its usually based on the feeling that you’re never going toContinue reading “Is she really going out with him?”

Men Without Women

Haruki Murakami:┬áMen Without Women Another Murakami book has been published, with this one being ┬áhis fourth collection of short stories. I had a rush of excitement when I opened the cover and started reading the first story. Murakami creates a world of mystery in the most ordinary of settings. He can write the most ordinaryContinue reading “Men Without Women”

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”

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?”

Diary of romance, part 11: Goodbye

I finally said goodbye to Miho tonight. She is leaving for Japan tomorrow. I decided against going with her to the airport for obvious reasons. It would be too drawn-out and unnecessarily painful for both of us. We came back from a holiday in Spain on Friday and have been making the most of ourContinue reading “Diary of romance, part 11: Goodbye”

Diary of a romance, part 10

Its been 6 months since I’ve been going out with Miho and I’m very happy that we’ve made it this far. Unfortunately Miho is going back to Japan next month because her visa runs out. August is flashing before me like a red light. I can’t believe I’m going to say goodbye to this lovelyContinue reading “Diary of a romance, part 10”