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6 Gripping Films from PiFan 2013 Worth Watching

6 Gripping Films from PiFan 2013 Worth Watching

This year’s Puchon International Fantastic Film Festival (PiFan), in its 17th year, served up an eclectic mix of new and classic films by auteurs from varied nationalities and walks of life. Featured film series like “Urban Cult: Dark Side of the City” and “The Catcher in Korean Film: KAFA in 30 Years” confronted the audience...
July Seoul Events: June 28 - July 3

July Seoul Events: June 28 – July 3

Hopefully we’ve blown the lid off of your summer to-do list. Charlotte’s got 9 ways to keep you cool as a shredded cucumber while you stick it out in Seoul, while Chase’s stunning photo essay on biking Korea may inspire a “Kerouacian” journey. And if summer’s too big a project, start with the weekend! Here’s...
9 Ways to Keep Cool This Summer in Seoul

9 Ways to Keep Cool This Summer in Seoul

Summertime’s superlative humidity, high temperatures and hungry mosquitoes are part and parcel of the Seoul life. Whether you’re bracing for it or totally embracing it, the heat is on and it’s only set to rise. For our cool down guide, we specifically picked weekday and weekend friendly no-travel options to provide you with a cool...
7 Reasons to See The Wizard of Oz in Seoul

7 Reasons to See The Wizard of Oz in Seoul

The Camarata Music Company’s production of “The Wizard of Oz” opened last weekend at the Seoul Center for Culture and Tourism in Myeongdong and will run through June 23rd. The hardworking casts (there are two full casts that alternate performances) are made up almost entirely of expats with solid backgrounds in music and performing. Indulge...
Events in Seoul This Week: May 16th - 23rd

Events in Seoul This Week: May 16th – 23rd

Happy Buddha’s Birthday, we hope you’re either exploring or fleeing the country over the long weekend. If you’re stuck in Seoul, don’t worry – we’ve got you sorted. Peruse the events on offer and pay attention to the bottom of this post. There’s FREE STUFF up for grabs. If you haven’t planned a trip yet...
Audra Connolly and Willow Lyou at JY Hall

Audra Connolly and Willow Lyou at JY Hall

Ask an expat why they haven’t gone home yet, and you’re likely to hear something about “community.” It’s an important word to independent musicians too. Strong bonds form in between open mic nights, coffee shop gigs, small venue lineups and even street corner busking. Audra Connolly moved to Ilsan (Gyeonggi province) to teach English, but...
Events in Seoul This Week: 25th April - 2nd May

Events in Seoul This Week: 25th April – 2nd May

Hiya! More events will be added tomorrow. We’re waiting on some finer details. In the meantime, re-live a crazy dance party – soundtrack included - and learn to speak Korean through artistic means. Then check out our array of awesome events profiled this week. ONGOING Gwanghwamun International Art Festival Hosting over 400 artists from five continents, this...
Is Korea's Coffee Scene on the Verge?

Is Korea’s Coffee Scene on the Verge?

Dunkin Donuts is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year abroad and at home with special deals on donut sets that may be appearing in offices near you. The everyman’s rival brand to Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts trickled into Korea and other parts of Asia after the company went public in 2011. Economic pundits were skeptical the...