Monday, December 17, 2018

Starting Over… Again.

Even for people used to living in cultures other than their own, where sometimes practically nothing seems to make sense, shifting to a new...

What the Hell is going on at the Korea Times?

Yep, the hardworking folks over at the Korea Times, that supposedly real (just ask them) national newspaper, have done it again! Actually, to be more...

Welcome to HBC

“Are you decent?” my wife yelled from the front door. This isn’t an unusual question when she turns up at home with company, and fair...

Seoul Taxis in the Rain

Ok, so what is it with Seoul taxi drivers and rain? How do they get off the roads so fast, and where do they...

Chinese glamour star shows off her hotness: The Korea Times

Ok, so this Korea Times headline isn't as good as last week's 'Woman gets totally hot by sickest car woofer stereo', but then again, it'll...

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