This is an interview with an American who fell for a Filipina only to discover that she was already married and planned to take him to court for his money. This happened twice.
This is the second part of a guest post by Marita Lopez-Mena. After having met her father’s culture and those who knew his family, an American returns to the Philippines with her brother and sister-in-law for their son’s wedding.
An American journeys to the Philippines in order to make contact with her father’s culture and those who knew his family.
In this 2014 interview an Englishman talks about wandering around SE Asia in an attempt to find himself. In Part 1 the journey is a rather pointless move through space. In Part 2 he acquires some self-knowledge and finds love.
This is a 2014 interview with Aida Aspiras about her father, Jose Aspiras, former Press Secretary and Minister of Tourism for Fernando Marcos and Congressman from La Union Province in the Philippines. A shorter interview with Imelda Marcos follows.
In this 2013 interview, a British freelance translator talks about his marriage, children and contentment in Japan.
This is a 2012 interview with an American who married a Korean wife while he was teaching in Korea. While she did her graduate work in Japanese, the couple lived together in Korea, Japan and the United States. Part 1 includes her family’s welcoming the foreigner into the family.
In a 1989 interview, an American man discusses his confrontations with South Korean attitudes about sex.
This is a 2011 interview with an American woman who in the early 1980s married a Japanese man and tried to live in a small town with his extended family at the same time she was teaching English in the city.
This is a 1989 interview with an anthropologist who first came to Korea with the Peace Corps in 1967. Here he talks about cultural differences between Korea and the West.