Showing posts from February, 2018

You thought Korean hotels were any better than Chinese one? Me too. It's wrong.

So a few months ago, Chinese luxury hotels were caught using the same toilet brush to clean cups as well. Now Korean hotels were caught, too . Again, luxury hotels in Seoul. Their average daily rates are easily over $200. At least Chinese hotels were in Harbin, where Kempinski (one of the caught hotel) cost about $77 on random date in March. On the same date, "S" hotel costs $250. So it's not about the price you pay. Even if you pay over $200 in Seoul you'll still end up drinking water from sewage cup. Purely disgusting.

No, Asiana Chairman isn't accused of sexual harassment because he "forced handshake"

Disclaimer: I am not an Asiana Airlines employee, and I am by no means related to the company. I do not have an access to the Asiana Airlines Blind, nor insider information; I just compiled what has been reported in Korean. Koreans were infuriated after the Asiana Airlines cabin crews accused Park Sam-koo, the chairman of Kumho Asiana group (which includes Asiana Airlines) of sexual harassment. The news was not very known outside Korea, so I tagged popular bloggers such as Lucky at One Mile at a Time and Gary at View from the Wing with a link to the only English article at the time. I would like to thank Lucky and Gary for covering this, but apparently something was lost in translation, as some people genuinely do not understand why "forced handshake" constitutes sexual harassment. (Of course some people were indeed outright misogynists, but for others I'll give them the benefit of the doubt.) So I decided to report their accusation with more direct translation to hel