An encounter with the Korean accountant April 10th 2015 "Our suicide rate is the highest in the world and our birth rate is the lowest", he said. "He" was a middle-aged Korean office clerk, going by the name of Mr. Ryan. I met Mr. Ryan in the lobby of the hostel in Busan, the ROK's second biggest and slightly gritty harbor city in the south of the country. "I have an interest in democracy", he said to a young Hong Kong girl working on her laptop. Recal ... read more
Asia » South Korea » Gyeongsangbuk-do » Gyeongju Korea was an independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium. Following its victory in the Russo-Japanese War in 1905, Japan occupied Korea; five years later it formally annexed the entire peninsula. After World War II, a... ... read more
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I have a PhD in tourism and I want to use this platform to share my experiences of traveling and living in different countries - but also to discuss concepts, issues and philosophical dilemmas that travelers face.
I guess I am a sort of existentialist. Addicted to travel, philosophy, philosophy of travel and travel philosophy. Yes, these are all the same things.
Spent lots of years living and traveling in Asia. If you like salsa-music, there is a big chance we wouldn't be friends.
I also like Italian and Vietnamese coffee. Most other types of coffee should b... full info