Monthly archive September, 2011
Sartorial Seoul

Sartorial Seoul

My first impression of fashion in Korea came from a few pictures I saw on one of the most prominent style blogs in the world: The Sartorialist. Photographer and blogger Scott Schuman spent a few days in Korea in January of this year and shot a few off-the-cuff pictures of subjects on the street in...
Events This Week: 26/09/2011

Events This Week: 26/09/2011

South Korea never sleeps. So why should we? We are going to publish updates on the great things that are happening in Korea on a weekly basis. This way you won’t miss out on the best things going on, in our opinion. So, be sure to keep Chincha!? as your first port of call. 1)...

Aweh Launch Party

Our friends over at Aweh pulled off a wicked launch party on Saturday night. We were having too much fun to take a ton of pictures but here are a few to give you a flavour of what went on. Quirky art, outdoor graffiti, street beer, awesome music and kooky people. The atmosphere was amazing,...
Yangyang International Surfing Festival

Yangyang International Surfing Festival

After the success of Busan International Surfing Festival (with actual real-life waves), Yangyang on the east coast of Korea is going to be hosting another one in association with Billabong. Here’s a vid of the Busan weekend to get your excitement pumping as much as the waves will be. The start date has been changed...

Namiseom Island

If you’re planning a trip away somewhere, anywhere that isn’t Seoul, why don’t you think about going to the wonderful Nami Island? Located two hours away from the capital, it’s pretty close for a weekend getaway. Nami Island is a tiny, half-moon shaped island in Chuncheon on the Han River. It is named after General...
Band Profile: The Dirty 30s

Band Profile: The Dirty 30s

The Dirty 30s are a band made up of the wonderful Lizzie Gask (vocals), sexy Geoff Goodman and his identical brother Josh (guitar and vocals, and bass, respectively), rounded up with Trevor Celements on the drums. They are a folk/indie band from Seoul, and they are launching their new album this weekend. They are a...

Aweh

When other people find themselves in a foreign country, most start a blog as a way of showing their corner of the world to the rest of its inhabitants. When Ollie Walker and Dann Gaymer moved to Korea they decided to do the exact opposite. The mission of their eye-catching website Aweh (titled from a...

Look Out Look Out: Perfume Genius is Coming to Seoul

Something fun is happening this Friday. Perfume Genius is coming to Seoul on his first tour of Korea. If you don’t know Perfume Genius yet, you soon will. Start checking out his songs and downloading, soon enough there will be songs you go to when the mood is right. Mike Hadreas is the face and...