Korea sure knows how to show a journalist a good time. Fly them all the way to Asia and put them up in a “love hotel”. Sadly, it’s not a love story after all, as some are complaining about used condoms under their beds and dildo vending machines.

The reason for this strange turn of events is a simple room shortage for the Korean Grand Prix, so in order to get traveling media and even some teams a good night sleep, they had to be put up in these brothels, sometimes referred to as “love hotels”.

"After a ten-hour flight to Seoul, a first class train journey to Mokpo and a quick taxi ride to our ’Love Hotel’, we’ve arrived. The accommodation is a bit bizarre and there are easily 30 of these ’Love Hotels’ in the area - the one down the road is called the Hotel Feel, but we steered clear of that. Ours, The Washington, is actually very nice. It’s still a ’Love Hotel’ but it’s clean, has a 42" TV and free Internet access,” said a photographer for Sutton Images.

The first ever Korean Grand Prix was already dicey, but this is sure to be an event that nobody will ever forget. Just don’t take home any souvenirs from the room.


Source: UK Yahoo

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  (380) posted on 07.25.2011

haha! I bet those Journalists really had a good and unforgettable time in their trip to Korea just to watch the Gran Prix.

  (329) posted on 03.15.2011

Definitely a good tip for them reporters is that they should read more about the place every once in a while. This one is surely quite embarrassing.

  (313) posted on 10.28.2010

haha.. ironically it’s all about that "love hotel" and not the Grand Prix.

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