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The Ch'eat Sheet: 5 Good Eats at a Mailbox Near You

The Ch’eat Sheet: 5 Good Eats at a Mailbox Near You

Introducing The Ch’eat Sheet, a Chincha column devoted to savoring food and drink in the Seoul area. The Ch’eat Sheet is written for foodies or hungry people eating out or hoping to make something of their apartment kitchens. What’s a good concert without a good meal, glass of wine, or bowl of patbingsu beforehand, anyway?...
Events in Seoul this Weekend: August 15-18

Events in Seoul this Weekend: August 15-18

Maybe you are one of the many lucky souls who has a day off today. Perfect day to…sit inside with artificial air wafting onto you. Well, it’s a good excuse to get a headstart on weekend plans if you’re camping out in your AC. And we’ve got ‘em served up like an icy bowl of...
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...