About Danny Kessler

Danny Kessler is an English teacher at Youngsan University and a self-defense expert. He is the founder of Angels with Attitude, a company dedicated to promoting women's personal safety. His company has been mentioned on The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, and Fox News Online, and in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. He is also the author of Angels with Attitude: The Socially Intelligent Woman's Guide to Personal Safety and Travel: A Korean's Guide to America. He is currently living in Busan, South Korea and researching his next book on East Asian food culture.

Social Mistakes Korean’s Make

      What is a big mistake that Koreans make when they meet Americans? 한국인이 미국인을 만났을 때 하는 큰 실수가 뭘까요? Koreans often want to relate to Americans so they ask, how old are you? Are you married? Do you have children? In the US, these questions are a mistake to ask Americans [...]

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Social Mistakes Some Korean Guys Make

      My friend went to America and some of his friends thought he was gay? Why did they think that? 제 남자사람친구가 미국에 갔었는데 미국 친구들이 자신을 게이로 오해했다고 하더군요. 왜 그렇게 생각했을까요? The first thing I want to say is that I have nothing against gay people. Most Americans don't care of [...]

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How The Book Evolved

    So what gave you the idea to write this book? 이 책을 쓰게 된 계기가 무엇인가요? I had a self defense company before I came to Korea. Because of this specialized knowledge, Youngsan University had me teaching a special class for student who were going to learn English in America. 제가 한국에 오기 [...]

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Don’t Eat The Fast Food In America

  If your book is about cultural differences, why did you write a chapter on diet and health? 책에 음식, 건강과 관련된 내용을 쓴 이유가 뭔가요? That is a good question. I was inspired to write this chapter because I had a student who went to America and when she came back, she told me [...]

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What is American Drinking Syle

  What is the difference between American drinking culture and Korean drinking culture? 한국과 미국의 술 문화가 어떻게 다른가요? So many things! For 1 American law is really strict about alcohol. You must be 21 to drink and if you are under 21, they will not sell or serve you alcohol. Each state has different [...]

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All About Guns In America

I have a question about guns 총에 관련해서 질문이 있어요. FIRE AWAY! 물어보세요! (Fire away: 구어로 질문/말하세요) Many Koreans are afraid of going to America because of the gun violence, what do you think of this. 많은 한국인들이 총기사건 때문에 미국에 가는 것에 겁을 먹는데, 이에 대해 어떻게 생각하시나요? Did you know that American English [...]

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American Friendships Are Different

        How is friendships in America different than friendships in Korea? 한국과 미국의 '우정' 을 비교한다면요? Well, Americans often make friends of any age, especially after they finish university. 미국인들은, 특히 대학교를 졸업한 후에, 어느 연령대든 상관없이 친구를 사겨요. Right Americans don't care about age 맞아요, 미국인들은 나이를 신경 안쓰죠. exactly or [...]

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In America, Nothing Is Free

  How do you know so much about safety and street smarts? Street Smart 이랑 안전에 대해서 어쩜 그렇게 잘 아세요? (Street Smart : 세상물정을 잘 알고 현실 대처능력이 뛰어난 것 <-> Book Smart) As I told you before I did self defense seminars all over America and studied everything I could related to personal [...]

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How To Get an A in The USA

    When Koreans go to America, they wonder, I can learn English in English, but can I learn other subjects in English. 한국인들이 미국에 가면 자신이 영어로 영어를 배울 수는 있지만 혹시 영어로 다른 과목들도 배울 수 있을지 궁금해 해요. Yes I know this. One major worry for Koreans who are students at university [...]

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