May 2, 2015
We have officially put our locations, dates, and tickets up for sale for our Meet Your Kimchi tour this summer!
July 11: Vancouver, Canada
July 15: Seattle, Washington
July 18: San Francisco, California
July 26: Los Angelas, California
July 31: Houston, Texas
August 2: Atlanta, Georgia
August 6: New York, New York
August 9: Chicago, Illinois
You can check out the details for the tickets or click on the special tour logo on the top left side of the website.
We’ll announce the venues closer to the date since we’re using the ticket numbers to pick the right sized place and the ticket sales to put down our deposit for the venue. All that info will go up on that tour page so check back end of May/June for updates. Of course we’ll use the power of SOCCIIAAALL MEDDDIIIAAAA to let you know we’ve picked venues.
Also, we have a very exciting giveaway. Have you always wanted to visit Korea? We’ve teamed up with Airbnb in order to get you here! Four lucky people will win a round-trip ticket to Korea and on top of that, you’ll get Airbnb vouchers to pay for a five night stay in Korea. We visited your country; it’s time for you to visit ours. Check out the above video on how to win the contest and make sure you in include #airbnb2seoul so we can find your entry on the app! Do you have a phone that can’t support our app? Then leave you video on Instagram with the same tag and we’ll search for it there too!
We will be driving from Seattle to San Francisco in a very obvious and colourful Eatyourkimchi-mobile (this time it will be a Kia Sorrento to fit our month worth of luggage and gear) so if any of you live in the towns on the way and can’t make it to the event, hopefully you’ll catch us when we pass through and stop for food and legs stretches. We’ll update you on the towns we’re driving through via twitter, instagram, and our app while on tour.
We would also like to mention that we are so so so sad that we couldn’t make it to all the places we wanted to visit, but we had to narrow it down due to the ridiculous huge size of the USA and Canada. It was a seriously difficult decision with the EYK crew in the studio mapping out locations and figuring out travel time between cities, flight availability, seemycity votes, and deciding which cities are easiest for people to travel to via public transportation. I know it isn’t perfect but I hope we can meet as many Nasties as we can on this tour!
One day Simon and I plan on having a small East Coast Canada road trip where we can visit lots of Canadian Nasties (including Montreal) and we dream of one day doing a mega nerdy Florida/Orlando Wizarding World of Harry Potter meet up. Nasty Potterheads unite! I’ll bring my wang…I mean wand…ohh you so nasty!
Also I hope this tour is an opportunity for local Canada/USA Nasties to meet new people with similar interests and to discover new friends that might have been living close by (maybe even in your city) and you’ve just never had the right place to meet. Whenever we do a meet up our favourite part is the like-minded people coming together, joking about kpop or dramas, chatting about their plans to visit Korea, their love of learning about new cultures, or blurting out random EYK inside jokes and having everyone laugh along instantly. There is a lovely community feeling that comes with these meet ups so I hope no one feels worried about not having any friends if they are coming alone. Just stand in line at the Meetyourkimchi event and introduce yourself to anyone and you’ll be sure to make a new friend.
Hope to see you there and let us know if you’re coming so we can start the friendship ball rolling in the comment section below!