Monday, June 18, 2018

Thank you friends… and thank you Korea!!!

Dear everybody, We've had an amazing run here on the wackiest peninsula of them all, and had a great time recently writing this silly blog...

K-pop Idols Survive Terrifying Attack in Mexico City

South Korea's plethora of boy bands have long been admired for their superior musicianship and artistic diversity, and the roughly 17,000 members of these...

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One of the interesting things about operating your own website is that you can see some of the search terms that have led people...

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I love the far east. It's an overpopulated, wonderfully chaotic place where, if you happen to have the means, you can feel largely free...

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