In the future, will it be better to live in China or in South Korea?

This is highly dependent on personal preference, but for me definitely Korea.Reasons why:-Koreans generally speak more english and most of Korean franchises and some restaurant or cafe menus are actually in English – this makes it easy for foreigners to get adjusted. In China, you won’t see much english anywhere.-It’s marginally safer. I know China […]

How close are China, Korea and Japan culturally, socially, and historically?

This is a complex topic, but I can generalize and simplify it best as, Korea and Japan took cultural cues from Ancient China but their culture eventually diverged as their countries became more developed and unique. China was the most influential state in East Asia for most of its history. The biggest change to Chinese […]

Why is baseball popular in Japan, Korea, and Taiwan?

Baseball is very popular in Taiwan, Japan and South Korea but not other Asian countries. Why is that? If I had to guess, it’s probably because during early 20th century when baseball was the most dominant sport in America, Japan got caught up in it – at this time Japan was militarily the most dominant country in […]