In no particular order: Bars and restaurants One of the worst things is going to restaurants and bars on your own. Koreans have a hatred of doing things on their own. Don’t expect to be welcomed by other Koreans when you go to restaurants as a foreigner, they will completely avoid any interaction with you.… Continue reading Ten things I hate about South Korea.
‘Finding the perfect coffee in Jangyu Cafe Street Besides being home to Busan’s International airport , Gimhae has many other things to recommend it as a place to visit. There is the excellent Gaya museum and the tomb of King Suro. For shoppers, there is a large Shinsegae department store and next to the Lotte… Continue reading Jangyu Cafe Street, Gimhae
Two film museums in Japan. Studio Ghibli Museum Juzo Itami Museum As one of the most popular attractions in Japan, tickets are very hard to get hold of. You can only get them in advance. You are given a time slot. And that’s it. Bow, I have no issue with popular places and I understand… Continue reading Two Film museums in Japan
This holiday I was feeling lonely after my girlfriend left me. With several days on my own, I was facing difficult times. So I set myself a little challenge. I decided I would approach as many girls as possible and ask to take a photo of them. My task taught me a lot about Japanese… Continue reading Japanese Girls
My most recent trip to Japan to Japan took me to some new and interesting places. There was the small city of Matusyama. It’s actually the largest city of Ehime prefecture. As well as having Japan’s oldest onsen (bath house), it’s famous for a beautiful white castle high on the hill. I arrived in Matsuyama… Continue reading Making waves in Matsuyama
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 hard… Continue reading Vegan restaurant in Busan: review
I took a short trip to Fukuoka just the other day to see my girlfriend for Christmas. I got there on Christmas Eve Eve. We stayed in Nishi ward the first night. I wasn’t impressed with our Airbnb stay at all. Firstly, our host kept us waiting for twenty minutes in the cold. Then we… Continue reading My trip to Fukuoka