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Bachelor in Bangkok: Khun Lee’s Three Reasons to be wary of “dating” a bar girl

I was chatting with a friend the other day and he happened to mention that he was “dating” a gal who works in a Nana Plaza go-go bar. It is needless to say that one doesn’t “date” such a gal, but merely pays a certain amount of money for a certain amount of time and […]

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Bangkok’s Nana Plaza sex emporium good for another 10 years now that master lease has been renewed

To the relief of millions of punters worldwide, Bangkok’s Nana Entertainment Plaza has had its master lease renewed for another ten years. This three story atrium boasts dozens of go-go and beers bars, to go along with five ladyboy bars. In short, there’s something here for everyone. Prior to the signing of the lease, there […]

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Korea’s Jeju Love Land: the Sexiest museum in Asia?

South Korea’s wild museum of sex is full of art, humor, and is politically incorrect to the extreme

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WoWasis book review: ‘Sex at the Margins’ by Laura María Agustín

The author of this book on the prostitution “rescue industry” caught our eye here on a WoWasis blog post earlier this year, when we reported this comment in her own blog, quoted from a Thai women’s organization: We have now reached a point in history where there are more women in the Thai sex industry being […]

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Pa Farang’s advice: am I being set up by a Thai lady in Macau?

The Good Manner: Advice on Asia from WoWasis’ Pa Farang Today’s dilemma: am I being set up by a Thai lady in Macau? Dear Pa Farang, I’m Korean-American, but work in HK and frequent Macau saunas once in a while.  I don’t even look at the Chinese girls.  My eyes shift directly to Thai girls […]

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WoWasis book review: Chinese prostitutes in 19th century San Francisco by Benson Tong

As Benson Tong attests in his book Unsubmissive Women: Chinese Prostitutes in Nineteenth-Century San Francisco (1994, ISBN 0-8061-3284-1), the Chinese prostitution dynamic in California has been thriving quite a while.  As WoWasis reported in April, 2011, Asian Apartment Massage Parlors (AAMPs) proliferate today through the San Francisco Bay Area and the west coast of North America. […]

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A 3-way for my wife and I in Bangkok?

The Good Manner: Advice on Thailand from WoWasis’ Pa Farang Today’s question: a 3-way for my wife and I in Bangkok? Dear Pa Farang,  We will be traveling to Bangkok at the end of January. We are married (she is Chinese; I  am white) and looking for adult fun for both of us. She is […]

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Deadly bar scams on Bangkok’s Soi Cowboy?

For several years now, we’ve been hearing allegations that patrons have been unfairly overcharged at several bars on Bangkok’s Soi Cowboy. When they’ve challenged the bill, they’ve told stories about being physically threatened.  The allegations have been made in particular regarding  a number of bars owned by an Iranian who is known locally as “The Arab.” […]

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Bachelor in Bangkok: Khun Lee on the class structure of Thai women

One mistake many foreigners make when dealing with the gals in Thailand is not recognizing what class the lass comes from.  Many western countries do not have a definite class structure so it is understandable that guys often make this simple but fatal error. Thailand, as most of you know already, has a very specific class […]

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Apartment Asian Massage Parlors (AAMP) in North America: how masseuses create a home in a motel

In earlier posts, WoWasis described the nuances of the AAMP (Apartment Asian Massage Parlor) scene in North America,  and defined a list of commonly used AAMP acronyms.  Although a number of these women live and work out of their own apartments, many do not. So how do they instantly create a homey environment in a […]

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