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#kikinitinkorea

#kikinitinkorea

If you haven’t already heard of #kikinitinkorea you must be living under a rock (or not have any kind of internet access, which is tantamount to living under a rock in Korea). The mostly anonymous blogger uses gifs as her medium of expression, posting about the small, quirky things expats can experience while living in...
Shindig Vol.8

Shindig Vol.8

Shindig is a regular party at well-known venue Myoung Wol Gwan in Hongdae. It’s a sweaty, sticky, drunken affair which will keep you dancing until the early hours. It’s a party not to be missed. Here are some photos from previous parties to remind you of the shenanigans and to get you in the dancing...
Review & Photos: Jisan Valley Rock Festival 2012

Review & Photos: Jisan Valley Rock Festival 2012

The organisers of the 2012 edition of Jisan Valley Rock Festival were the first promoters in Korean history to bring Radiohead to the peninsula. While it’s commendable that they managed to lure arguably the biggest band in the world to play a headlining set, it felt like this was used as an excuse to rest...
Han River Park

Han River Park

Throughout the whole of spring, summer and autumn the Han River park is lovely not just for an afternoon relaxing with a picnic and a Cass on the grass, but for participating in the various sporting activities and events which are held there. The park stretches down much of the Han River and we realise...
10 Things to Do When it Rains

10 Things to Do When it Rains

Monsoon season has struck and nobody wants to go outside for fear of being drowned. So what does that leave us with? Going to a coffee shop? We do that every day of the week anyway and we need more than a coffee to get us through this dreary weather. So, just for you wonderful...
A to Z of Korea

A to Z of Korea

An A to Z of things we’ve seen, experienced and eaten since moving to Korea. Plus, a chance to show off some of our exceptional iPhone photography. A – Autumn Autumn is arguably South Korea’s most beautiful season. This photograph was taken in one of the streets of Buamdong, a quiet area of North Seoul....
In Pictures: VLUF Vol. 3

In Pictures: VLUF Vol. 3

This weekend saw the return of the now infamous garage party hosted by VLUF. Chincha was there with bells on documenting the event – camera in one hand, beer in the other. The layout was somewhat different to the last party.  Although the location was the same, there was no rooftop access this time as...
The Primary

The Primary

The Primary are an expat Indie Folk band based in Cheongju, Korea. We write a lot about indie music, especially since there are many indie bands based in Korea, but after spending some time listening to The Primary we feel like this five-piece offer something slightly different from the standard paradigm. For a start they...