Living in Asia

Fashion, Hip-hop, Lifestyle………………BlackLight

Hardest Languages to Learn


Learning a new language can be difficult, but some languages can be trickier than others. For native English speakers, the difficulty level of a new language depends on a variety of factors. So which are the most difficult to learn? And which languages would you be able to master in under a year? View the infographic below to learn more.

The Art of Nanpa: The Osaka Love Thief

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Here is a great documentary on the art of “Nanpa”. Nanpa is seen most often in young heterosexual men ranging from their late teens to mid-twenties. Groups of “Nanpa boys” will gather around places with busy, predominantly female foot traffic (bridges, subway stations, shopping malls, etc.) and approach women in search of a date. The Nanpa groups generally wear high fashion with nice suits, expensive shoes, and extravagant hair styles. Because of their style of dress, Nanpa boys are occasionally misinterpreted by foreigners as employees of host clubs, who also roam such areas speaking with various women. If you are in Osaka near Shinsaibashi you will see this in droves.


Best Night Clubs in Seoul



Okay.  You’re new to Seoul.  Want to experience the nightlife but you don’t know where to go. Well, the first good decision you made was coming to this blog. The second will be following this list. I lived in Korea for one year and still have many friends that still live there.  One of ESL ASIA’s reps let me in on what are the “5 BEST NIGHTCLUBS IN SEOUL”.  Here you go……………


Club MASS, standing at the peak of Seoul’s night out, is the oasis to those craving complete freedom and craziness. The facility, which is located in the swanky Gangnam area of Seoul, is a place for people with boundless energy. It is one of the most popular clubs in the area and world famous DJ’s regularly spin @ MASS on the regular. Most patrons drink a lot and dance well into the night. Best time to go is from 1am to 3am.


Address: 1306-8 Seocho-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Phone: +82 2-599-3165


Club Answer, a monument located on the ritzy Cheong-dam district strip, has dominated the electro scene in Seoul for the past few years with the likes of heavyweight acts such as Justice, Deadmau5 and Benny Benassi.


AddressCheongdam-dong 125-16, Cheongdam (강남구 청담동 125-16);

Twitter: @Club_Answer

Phone: +82-2-5114-4311

3. 힙합클럽 CLUB NB

Probably the best club in Seoul for hip hop, there will be plenty of foreigners so head here if you’re dying for some conversation and music in your native language. Staple on the Seoul Nightlife scene since the mid 2000s. There are two locations, one in Hongdae (University area, younger crowd) and one in Kangnam (Older crowd, way more crowded).

1308-4 Seocho-dong, Seocho-gu, Seoul, South Korea (Gangnam)

362-4, Segyo-dong, Mapo-gu (Hongdae)

Phone: +82 10-8274-5505


The 200-capacity CAKESHOP is located in one of the oldest buildings in Seoul, and is well-known  for its history as an illegal strip club in the foreign friendly region of Itaewon. Cakeshop Club is open every week from Thursday to Sunday nights.


Address: 34-16 Itaewon-dong, Yongsang-Gu, Seoul, Korea, B1 Seoul, Korea

Phone: +82 10-4765-6139


Octagon’s trying to stand out from the other main clubs. They probably have the best sound system in Seoul and they even have a large pool inside the club, where hired dancers perform on certain events. It is not as segmented or massive as Club Ellui, but it is noticeably bigger than Club Answer.


Address: Nonhyeon-Dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 152, hilltop Hotel B2,. Share the Website ON. 페이스북 · 트위터 · 블로그.

Phone: 82-2-516-8847

Peak hours 1-4 AM. When you get out of Gangnam subway station line 2, or Nonhyeon subway station line 7, just tell your taxi driver “New Hill Top Hotel” in English

Why should I move to Japan?



Japan is an island nation in East Asia. Located in the Pacific Ocean, it lies to the east of the Sea of Japan, China, North Korea, South Korea and Russia, stretching from the Sea of Okhotsk in the north to the East China Sea and Taiwan in the south