Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Drinking in Korea (some Sobering Statistics).

Three o'clock one Wednesday morning I was wandering through Seoul's recently pronounced "HBC Art village" (formerly unknown "Haebangchon foreign ghetto") when a familiar voice...

Bad Driving: It’s all Relative

I thought Koreans were bad drivers. Well...  they are (sorry 한국 친구들, but you guys are kinda unpredictable behind the wheel). I never had to...

HMAS Canberra: Private Tour

I had the good fortune to be invited to Sydney to tour of the flagship of the Royal Australian Navy, the HMAS Canberra. Tours...

Viral videos – North Korea vs. South Korea

Ok, I thought it was pretty funny that these two videos were released at the same time... The two videos nicely represent two very different...

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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