5 Food in Korea II: exoticization

Cheese and kimchi shall meet in the belly of the beast.

Early in our relationship YL had a great fear.

We met in Lausanne, the edgiest and most crime-ridden city in Switzerland. This means that the city is very safe. Old ladies with manicured dogs dominate the promenade and three night-clubs stay open late on weekends. This also means local taste is adapted to saucissons, choucroute, fromage and patates.

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1 Oversealander

Jangsan waterfall and cherry blossoms, April 2017

Hello, Busan.

About a month ago my wife and I moved to Busan. But that’s not my topic now. No, my topic is irony.

Ten years ago I built a blog for myself and called it “Prekomorec.” I coined that word in Slovenian to describe myself and it means “male person from over the sea.” Slavic languages are dense and that literal translation sounds stupid, so let’s leave it at “Oversealander.”

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