My trip to a Korean Hostess bar

For my first few weeks in Busan I was starting to worry whether I had made the right decision to come here after all.. The experiences I was having weren’t anything special , after an number of fairly disappointing restaurant visits, I decided to cook most of my meals at home. I tried a fewContinue reading “My trip to a Korean Hostess bar”

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: Men Without Women Another Murakami book has been published, with this one being  his 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?”

Why I don’t like Korea fans

What’s your passion? Is it an interest that you enjoy sharing with others or is it an activity that you pursue alone? Maybe you enjoy meeting up with people who also share your passion. Or is it difficult to find someone who likes the same things as you? I am a huge fan of KoreaContinue reading “Why I don’t like Korea fans”

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”

On Yellow Fever

These days you can’t get anywhere with out someone being called out for having yellow fever. Lets talk about what it means honestly, without resorting to ugly name-calling that usually comes out of discussions around this subject. The term’s been around for a while and is similar to the derisory term Jungle Fever to describeContinue reading “On Yellow Fever”