My first day in Seoul took memail to Insadong where I am staying in a traditional style Hanok. The first thing I noticed was how quiet public spaces were. Especially open spaces such as cafés. I didn’t hear a single person shouting into a mobile phone. Second, the streets areally very clean and I didn’t… Continue reading First impressions of Seoul
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 in… Continue reading 3 years in Koreatown
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 to… Continue reading What kind of men do Asian women go for?
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 Korea… Continue reading Why I don’t like Korea fans
Books reviewed: Koreatown A Cookbook – Deuki Hong & Matt Robbard K Food – Da Hae and Gareth West Korean Food Made Simple – Judy Joo Our Korean Kitchen Rejina Po and Jordan Bourke