Monthly archive March, 2012
ESL Teacher in Korea

ESL Teacher in Korea

English teachers in Korea are constantly on the search for that perfect, all-in-one website with valuable advice, beautiful lesson plans, and maybe some funny student stories. Jackie Bolen has lived in Korea for 7 years and blogged for 4, and provides a one-stop-shop for all of your ESL needs! Her blog about teaching English at...

Events This Week: 29/03/2012

It’s nearly time for all events to just involve hanging out in Hongdae park, but not quite yet. So, here are some other things you can do this week instead. THURSDAY Open stage This sounds like a really cool event. It’s a great concept which is as simple as it sounds; a variety of artists...

Interview: pg.lost

Pg.lost are a Swedish band with a gorgeous, melancholic sound which is as unusual as it is haunting. They are currently touring Asia and are heading to Korea for a 6-day tour of the peninsula, a record breaking feat due to it being the longest of its kind from any international band visiting. Since there...

Crafty Little Buggers

Bored of Forever 21 and H&M? Annoyed with being unable to try subway clothes on? Then take things into your own hands, and start accessorising the clothes you already have, à la a thousand blogs encouraging you to ‘get crafty’. A button here, a feather there, and boom! got yourself a new-looking outfit with the...

Events This Week: 23/03/2012

ALL WEEKEND ———————- HBC Winter Acoustic Festival If you’re around the Yongsan area this weekend and fancy listening to some acoustic then this festival, ongoing till the end of April, has live acts at Phillies, VFW and The Orange Tree, all in Haebangchon (go to Noksapyeong Stationg and walk up past the kimchi pots).  Here’s...
Firewheels Vol.1

Firewheels Vol.1

This is a review of Firewheels Vol. 1, a punk night held by Unionway at Club Spot on Friday 16th of March When we think of Korean music there is one omnipresent genre which immediately jumps to mind. It then stays in your mind, repeating its saccharine melodies with prozac-levels of pep. So dominant is...
Super Color Super's Spring Line-Up

Super Color Super’s Spring Line-Up

Music promoters Super Color Super have been booking established and up-and-coming indie artists from all over the globe since 2009, consistently luring acts to Korea for our listening pleasure.  Concerts have been regular, but perhaps not frequent enough to sate the appetite of more passionate live music fans.  However, that looks like it’s all about to change:...

Alien’s Day Out

Any dieting restrictions, self-imposed or not, can be a difficult handicap to deal with when living in a foreign country. But Mipa Lee, the woman behind Alien’s Day Out, has tackled life in Korea as a vegan and has the in-depth, informative, and indisputably delicious blog to prove it. She has been blogging for 5...