Why are South Korea and China fighting over kimchi?

Let’s get the first thing out of the way: Kimchi is Korean. That should be obvious. Kimchi is Korea’s most iconic food, like how Sushi is Japan’s most iconic food. The outrage between Korean and Chinese netizens stems over whether ‘pao cai’ is actually the same thing as kimchi – it is not. Both Pao Cai… Continue reading Why are South Korea and China fighting over kimchi?

What do you think of Chinese people?

Things I like about Chinese people: -Hardworking -Ambitious -Confident -Willing to take risks -Brutal honesty Things I don’t like about Chinese people: -They lost their humility. Now they are too nationalistic, they always like to brag about China and how its better than other countries a lot, their cities, their food, their women etc and… Continue reading What do you think of Chinese people?

What do you think about China?

I guess I come from the unique perspective of having been to all the East Asian countries (China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea) and my feelings about China has changed because of this. Roughly 30% of my friends are Chinese and 40% Korean. Before I lived in Korea, I was in China for a few months, visiting… Continue reading What do you think about China?