The Standard Korean Date
Culture

The Standard Korean Date

I’ve received quite a few messages asking me what it’s like dating a Korean guy and what dating is like in Korea. There are a lot of stereotypes surrounding the “Korean Boyfriend.” If you look it up on YouTube you’ll seriously find a million results on the subject. To put it simply, it all comes … Continue reading

Beyond Gangnam’s Style
News

Beyond Gangnam’s Style

UPDATE: A portion of this blog was updated to reflect corrected translations regarding statements made by Shin Yeon Hee as well as correct her title to “Mayor”. Chaos broke out on the infamous streets of Gangnam last Monday as  hired “city workers” made their way down the sidewalks, evicting street vendors for establishing their stalls … Continue reading

White Day 2013
Culture / Holidays / Restaurants

White Day 2013

Exactly one month after Valentine’s Day comes the holiday known as White Day. While guys get all the love, attention and chocolate on Valentine’s Day, March 14th is a time for them to return the favor to their lovely ladies. Unlike the  chocolate inspired deliciousness that is Valentine’s Day, White Day focuses more on the … Continue reading

Cat Scratch Fever
Cafés

Cat Scratch Fever

Now I’m more of a dog person… nothing against cats or anything, but I just like my pets to be a little more attentive and social. I guess I’m just a firm believer in the whole “man’s best friend” ideology. I guess you could say I like cats but I would never want to own … Continue reading