10 Weird Tourist Attractions in South Korea

10 Weird Tourist Attractions in South Korea

Korea has a wealth of tourist attractions all over the peninsula, and while the likes of Gyongbokgung Palace and Insadong are well worth visiting, sometimes you just want an experience that is a little more… unusual. Here are 10 of Korea’s stranger tourist attractions for you to visit while you’re...
Events in Seoul This Week: 10/JANUARY/2013

Events in Seoul This Week: 10/JANUARY/2013

We launched a 2013 events in Seoul article this month since we feel that many of the events we post in the weekly list need a little more notice. We’ll be updating it regularly so keep checking back. Also this week, we profiled Janna Gibson’s ‘Couple Story’ photographic blog, full...
A Shot of Soju With: Multi Seoul

A Shot of Soju With: Multi Seoul

Being one of the most prominent underground party promoters in the city, Multi Seoul is certainly no stranger to Chincha. We’ve featured several of their parties, mentioned their events on our weekly event posts, reviewed the Cakeshop club opening, and they joined us for the AWEH Block Party. These boys...
Seoul Events in 2013

Seoul Events in 2013

We already post our weekly events listings every Thursday but larger events sometimes need to be booked ahead of schedule. This is a record of the Seoul events in 2013 that we really want to go to. ONGOING Phantom of the Opera Show The hugely famous musical has been such a...
Touring Korea: GUIGUISUISUI

Touring Korea: GUIGUISUISUI

We recently chatted with musician and artist Dann Gaymer of project GUIGUISUISUI about his current East Asian tour and he gave Chincha some unique sketches as a much-appreciated gift. Read all about the dark, folksy act which, according to Dann, “combines harmonica, guitar and a customized skateboard-diddly bo to blast...
Couple Story: Matching For Love in South Korea

Couple Story: Matching For Love in South Korea

Wearing the same clothes as your partner is a trend embraced by some couples in South Korea. It always raises a slight smile – or even a smirk – from people witnessing the phenomenon for the first time. Opinions on it are usually divided, with some people seeing symbiotic style...
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An Introduction to Korea's Low End Theory

An Introduction to Korea’s Low End Theory

If you are a fan of electronic music or love an energetic vibe, at some point on a night out in Seoul you may have encountered DJ J-Path, MC Lucid or Kala MC. Together, these three make up the core of the loose collective Low End Theory, known simply as LET. They combine a dynamically...
Chinchagram: sounds

Chinchagram: sounds

2012 is finished and December ushered out the year with a bang! There was a lot going on around the peninsula and once again we had tons of fantastic Chinchagram photos to capture it all. This monthʼs theme was “sounds” and we were looking for photos that would give an audial experience with just a...
Events in Seoul This Week: 01/JANUARY/2013

Events in Seoul This Week: 01/JANUARY/2013

HAPPY NEW YEAR! If you haven’t already, take a look at our 2012 Chincha round-up with all our favourite articles and moments from the last year before reading about this week’s events in Seoul. ONGOING Trout Fishing Festivals all over Korea It’s relatively quiet in Korea right now since it’s post-New Year, so this might...
Bike Party Seoul: Keep Calm & Bike On

Bike Party Seoul: Keep Calm & Bike On

What better way to celebrate 2013 than following a bike – with speakers attached to it  - blasting Michael Jackson and dubstep on the streets of Seoul? Bike Party Seoul makes that awesomeness happen. Chances are you’ve probably seen the stickers popping up on lamp posts or bathroom stalls if you’re a Hongdae or Itaewon socialite....
Looking Back: Chincha's 2012

Looking Back: Chincha’s 2012

This year has been immense! This is a list our favourite events, moments and articles from the last 12 months. We started 2012 off with a bang, reviewing the Crystal Castles and Justice gig at Seoul Electronic Music Festival before settling down to hibernate as much as possible throughout freezing JANUARY. In FEBRUARY it was all about...
Events in Seoul This Week: 27/DECEMBER/2012

Events in Seoul This Week: 27/DECEMBER/2012

CLICK HERE FOR THIS WEEK’S EVENTS It’s the last week of 2012 and we are SO ready for 2013. If you haven’t planned your NYE yet then you need to read this post as soon as you get through this week’s event listings. Next, get yourself hyped up for the parties ahead with our shots from Bass...
Black Asteroid Hits Seoul

Black Asteroid Hits Seoul

Techno fans! Our friends over at Less n Less are bringing Black Asteroid – who began his career in music as a sound designer for Prince – to Quadro this Thursday night. The NY DJ started crafting his style of techno in early 2011 with the release of his debut ‘The Engine EP’, which “has...
In Pictures: Bass Attack's One Year Anniversary

In Pictures: Bass Attack’s One Year Anniversary

Bass Attack celebrated their 1 year anniversary by bringing together the best dubstep and drum ‘n bass DJs to Obeg (Club 500) in Hongdae and have them battle it out to see who could rock the house more. There were plenty of beats to keep the crowd dancing and plenty of Jager to loosen them up. Here are the...