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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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Bachelor in Bangkok: Khun Lee on the life story of a 21 year old Thai bar girl

She is only 21 years old but already has 4 ½ years of working as an “entertainment provider” under her belt.  Now fluent in both English and Thai while studying Mandarin Chinese, this confident young lady and I sat down this week for a cup of coffee and she told the entire story of her […]

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Nightlife in Taipei… what doesn’t kill you, makes you stronger

At an estimated 2.5 million people (and an almost unbelievable 25,000 people per square mile), Taipei’s gotta have some entertainment options. We here at WoWasis don’t have much left in the ear department after our visit to Taipei’s Brown Sugar bar, and we’re still trying to get our stomach back in order after an hour […]

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WoWasis sex book review: Lujo Bassermann’s ‘History of Prostitution’

We here at WoWasis were skeptical at first: would this be just another titillating tome, or would there be real substance here?  We were thrilled, because Lujo Bassermann’s The Oldest Profession: A History of Prostitution (1967, ISBN 0-88029-248-2) is scholarly, well-written, and readable. And it’s not a history of prostitution so much as it is […]

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Bachelor in Bangkok: Khun Lee on Western men who’ve lost perspective on Thai women

One of the most amusing aspects of living in Paradise is watching the bizarre antics of the western guys here in regard to their relationships with the ladies.  At any given period of time one can see a 55 year old man being reduced to a sniveling, emotionally distraught 5 year old boy by a […]

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