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  • “Blossoming stories of Daegaya – April 14, 2018” [When] - Saturday, April 14th (Departure @ 13:00 pm and return @ 20:30 pm) - Departure point : In front of Dongbu Church, just east of Kyungpook National University Hospital Station [Where] - Daegaya-eup Area (Address : 1216, Daegaya-ro, Daegaya-eup, Goryong-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do) [Price]  KRW 24,900 [Special discount] - Early bird : KRW 14,900(Until 20 persons) - Student studying abroad : KRW 16,900 [Schedule] - Buses departing from downtown Daegu at 1pm to Goryeong(1hour) - Experience festival performances and different booths. - Strawberry-picking experience. - Hilarious and exciting scavenger hunt. - Dinner, followed by thrilling night performance. - Back in Daegu by 8:30 PM. [Contact to ChopsticksWide] Questions : Chopstickswide@gmail.com Phone Number : 010-2357-7878(Geoff)  
    • Date : 10:40am-4pm, Sun. Sept 9, 2018
    • Location : Roadway between Banwoldang and Daegu Station
    • Program : Daegu Urban Walk, Ecomon Challenge (photo scavenger hunt of people wearing costumes of extinct of near extinct animals throughout downtown), Earth Day Experiential Booths
    • Additional features : Free t-shirts, cash prizes, free food!
    • Max. participants : 200 people
    • Please note that we are currently updating this page at the moment so some content may not be accurate.
    • Please email us at chopstickswide@gmail.com to receive a prompt response with the right info.
  • “Blossoming stories of Daegaya – April 14, 2019” [When] - Sunday, April 14th (Departure @ 9:00 am and return @ 7:00 pm) - Departure point : In front of Dongbu Church, just east of Kyungpook National University Hospital Station [Where] - Daegaya-eup Area (Address : 1216, Daegaya-ro, Daegaya-eup, Goryeong-gun, Gyeongsangbuk-do) [Price]  KRW 20,000 adults, KRW 15,000 children [Special discount] - International students: KRW 10,000 per person; student group rate (5 or more) KRW 9,000 per person [Schedule] - Buses departing from downtown Daegu at 9am to Goryeong(1hour) - Strawberry-picking experience - Hilarious and exciting scavenger hunt - Lunch and experience of different festival performances and booths - VIP seating at a global concert performance. - Back in Daegu by 7:00 PM. [Contact ChopsticksWide] Questions/bookings : chopstickswide@gmail.com Contact Number : 010-2590-1736(Craig)  
    • Date : 10:00am-4pm, Sun. Apr 28, 2019
    • Location : Roadway between Banwoldang and Daegu Station (meet at Chopstickswide booth, but you must register in advance)
    • Program : Daegu Urban Walk, Ecomon Challenge (photo scavenger hunt of people wearing costumes of extinct of near extinct animals throughout downtown), Earth Day Experiential Booths
    • Additional features : Free t-shirts, cash prizes, free food!
    • Max. participants : 200 people
    • Please note that we are currently updating this page at the moment so some content may not be accurate.
    • Please email us at chopstickswide@gmail.com to receive a prompt response with the right info.
     
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    • Date : Oct 28, 2018 
    • Time: 1:30pm-4pm
    • Cost: Free
    • Location : 228 Memorial Central Park across from Novotel
    • Program : Daegu Love Challenge
    • Features : Scavenger hunt, free t-shirts, 300,000won in cash prizes, heart-shaped headwear
    • Max. participants : 100 people
    • Please note that we are currently updating this page at the moment so some content may not be accurate.
    • Please email us at chopstickswide@gmail.com to receive a prompt response with the right info.

    • Date : Oct 27, 2018 (Tentative)
    • Location : Stage area in front of Daegu Department Store
    • Program : Daegu Youth Challenge, Youth Festival Experiential Booths
    • Additional features : Free t-shirts, balloons
    • Max. participant : 50 people
    • Please note that we are currently updating this page at the moment so some content may not be accurate.
    • Please email us at chopstickswide@gmail.com to receive a prompt response with the right info.
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    Experience Daegu Youth Festival Challenge and earn prize money! Free cash prizes of up to 300,000won! Free food and drinks!  Experience a few hours of crazy fun in downtown Daegu, on Sat. Oct. 28! Price: Free! (But limited space available, so book now!) Questions and bookings : chopstickswide@gmail.com Phone Number : 010-2357-7878(Geoff) Line and Kakaotalk ID : chopstickswide This event is supported by Daegu city government.
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    DMZ & PANMUNJEOM TOUR (Available Everyday, except on Sundays, Mondays, National Holidays and Military Training Days) [ ITINERARY ] Hotel → Imjingak Park → The Bridge of Freedom → The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel → DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall → Dora Observatory → Dorasan Station → Pass by Unification Village → Lunch → ID Check Point → Camp Bonifas (Slides Show and Briefing) → JSA (Freedom House, Conference Room) → Koreana Hotel or Lotte Hotel Seoul * Above itinerary, time and price can be changed depends on the situation * Panmunjeom Tour bookings need to be made at least 48 hours prior to your tour * No Shopping & High Quality [MINIMUM]  1 Person [TIME]  08:00 am~ 17:00 pm [INCLUSION]  Tour guide, transportation, lunch and entrance fees. [PICK UP] 1. Pick-up service may be delayed depending on the traffic condition. 2. After the reservation is confirmed, pick-up and drop-off service will be held at the location requested by the client. 3. Drop point will be Lotte Hotel Seoul. [NOTICE] 1. Panmunjeom Tour bookings need to be made at least 48 hours prior to your tour. 2. Above itinerary, time and price can be changed depends on the situation.
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    DMZ Tour is Available Everyday (Except on Mondays and National Holidays) * No Shopping & High Quality [ Itinerary ] Hotel → Imjingak Park → The Bridge of Freedom → The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel → DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall → Dora Observatory → Dorasan Station → Pass by the Unification Village → Drop off at City Hall or Itaewon [MINIMUM]  1 Person [TIME]  11:00 am~ 17:00 pm [INCLUSION]  Tour guide, transportation and entrance fees. [PICK UP] 1. Pick-up service may be delayed depending on the traffic condition. 2. After the reservation is confirmed, pick-up service will be held at the location requested by the client. [NOTICE] 1. Pick up time can be changed depends on your hotel location (Only Seoul area). 2. Passport is needed on the tour day. 3. No special dress code for this tour.
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    DMZ Tour is Available Everyday (Except on Mondays and National Holidays) * No Shopping & High Quality [ ITINERARY ] Hotel → Imjingak Park → The Bridge of Freedom → The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel → DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall → Dora Observatory → Dorasan Station → Pass by the Unification Village → Drop off at City Hall or Itaewon [ MINIMUM ]  1 Person [ TIME ]  08:00 am~ 13:15 pm [ INCLUSION ]  Tour guide, transportation and entrance fees. [ PICK UP ] 1. Pick-up service may be delayed depending on the traffic condition. 2. After the reservation is confirmed, pick-up service will be held at the location requested by the client. [ NOTICE ] 1. Pick up time can be changed depends on your hotel location (Only Seoul area). 2. Passport is needed on the tour day. 3. No special dress code for this tour.
    • Date : Nov 24, 2018
    • Location : Gwangyang region by southern coast of Korea
    • Program :
    • Round-trip bus (with buses leaving from downtown Daegu and Gyeongyang)
    • Trips to a island
    • Cycling in the countryside
    • Visits to fishing villages
    • 2 meals
    • Fun Activities
    • Max. participants : 30 people (1 busloads)
    • Please note that we are currently updating this page at the moment so some content may not be accurate.
    • Please email us at chopstickswide@gmail.com to receive a prompt response with the right info.
    • Date : Mar 24, 2018
    • Location : Miryang riverside
    • Program :
    • Round-trip bus (with buses leaving from downtown Daegu and Gyeongsan. Other cities are possible if we can get at least 20 people per bus. Email us anyways!) Also, if you have a large group of 20 or more, we can arrange for a bus to pick you up at a place convenient for you. And all buses will go straight to the Miryang riverside. If you take a public bus or KTX to Miryang, you still have to take a taxi or walk a long distance to get to the riverside. Our pricing is similarly priced in consideration of what you would pay for round-trip train plus we get you directly to festival grounds, plus also include T-shirts, food and a sight-seeing stop on the way back.
    • Visit to Miryang Museum
    • Lunch and snacks included (vegetarian food can be arranged)
    • All day access to Holi Hai (but you will need to pay 5000won for color powder if you go to Holi Hai site and register or pay 10,000won on site. If you prefer, we can reserve your color powder and register for you when you book our trip if you book before Feb.28 and you pay us the 5000won)
    • Free T-shirts
    • Pricing:
    • International students: 14000 won (Only applies to students in groups of 10 or more. Students booking individually or in groups with less than 10 people, the cost is 16,000won per person. Early bird price until Feb.28. Price for all students after then is 18,000won per student)
    • Early bird pricing for everyone else: 20,000won (Until Feb.28. After then, price is 25,000won per person)
    • EcoSTEAM families: Absolutely FREE! (families who regularly attend our EcoSTEAM program are always free for our events)
    • Please note that we are currently updating this page at the moment so some content may not be accurate.
    • Please email us at chopstickswide@gmail.com to receive a prompt response with the right info.
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    JSA Tour (Sat)

     106,700
    (Available Everyday) [ ITINERARY ] Pick up Place → The Unification Bridge → ID Check → Slideshow and briefing at Camp Bonifas → Joint Security Area → Freedom House → Military Armistice Commission Conference Room → UN Guard Post 3 → Bridge of No Return → Imjingak Park → Lunch(Bibimbap) → Amethyst Center → Lotte Hotel or Itaewon
    [MINIMUM]  1 Person
    [TIME]  08:00 ~ 15:00 [INCLUSION]  Guide, Transportation, Admission Fee, Hotel Pick up Service (in Seoul) [PICK UP] 1. Tour ends at Itaewon or Myeongdong. (Drop-off service back to your hotel is an additional charge of KRW 10,000 per person) 2. Pick-up service may be delayed due to traffic. [NOTICE] 1. Passport is required! 2. JSA Tour is closed on Sundays, Mondays and National Holidays. 3. Tour must be reserved and Passport Numbers received at least 72 hours in advance. 4. Please check the restricted countries for this tour below. A copy (colored) of passport's front page should be submitted at least 72 hours in advance. 5. Tour route and schedule are subjected to change without notice whenever there is official request from UNC. 6. If there's an unannounced military training or official event, the tour may be cancelled on the day of the tour with short notice. 7. Children under 10 years are not allowed. He or she must be over 11 years old from his or her birthday. 8. Casual clothes such as jeans and sandals (slippers) are not permitted in the tour area. Shaggy or unkempt hair is not allowed either. 9. Any equipment microphones or flags belonging to the communist side in the MAC conference room are NOT TO BE TOUCHED. 10. For your safety, stay with the group and follow the directions of the guide during a group tour. 11. Cosmojin cannot take responsibility for any injuries or losses incurred while on tour.  
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    [PERIOD]  Available everyday [ITINERARY]  Pick up Place → The Unification Bridge → ID Check → Slideshow and briefing at Camp Bonifas → Joint Security Area → Freedom House → Military Armistice Commission Conference Room → UN Guard Post 3 → Bridge of No Return → Imjingak Park → Lunch(Bibimbap) → Amethyst Center → Lotte Hotel or Itaewon [MINIMUM] 1 Person [TIME]  08:00 ~ 15:00 [INCLUSION]  Guide, Transportation, Admission Fee, Hotel Pick up Service (in Seoul) [PICK UP] 1. Tour ends at Itaewon or Myeongdong. (Drop-off service back to your hotel is an additional charge of KRW 10,000 per person) 2. Pick-up service may be delayed due to traffic. [NOTICE] 1. Passport is required! 2. JSA Tour is closed on Sundays, Mondays and National Holidays. 3. Tour must be reserved and Passport Numbers received at least 72 hours in advance. 4. Please check the restricted countries for this tour below. A copy (colored) of passport's front page should be submitted at least 72 hours in advance. 5. Tour route and schedule are subjected to change without notice whenever there is official request from UNC. 6. If there's an unannounced military training or official event, the tour may be cancelled on the day of the tour with short notice. 7. Children under 10 years are not allowed. He or she must be over 11 years old from his or her birthday. 8. Casual clothes such as jeans and sandals (slippers) are not permitted in the tour area. Shaggy or unkempt hair is not allowed either. 9. Any equipment microphones or flags belonging to the communist side in the MAC conference room are NOT TO BE TOUCHED. 10. For your safety, stay with the group and follow the directions of the guide during a group tour. 11. Cosmojin cannot take responsibility for any injuries or losses incurred while on tour.
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    JSA+DMZ Tour

     137,000 147,000
    Foreigners favorites! The only Separated Nation left in the world the DMZ/JSA is a must see attraction. [ ITINERARY ] Pick up Place → The Unification Bridge → ID Check → Slideshow and briefing at Camp Bonifas → Joint Security Area → Freedom House → Military Armistice Commission Conference Room → UN Guard Post 3 → Bridge of No Return → Imjingak Park → Lunch(Bibimbap) → Imjingak Park → The Unification Bridge → ID Check → DMZ theater and exhibition hall → The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel → Dora Observatory → Dorasan Station → Amethyst Center → Drop off at Itaewon [MINIMUM]  1 Person [TIME]  08:00 ~17:00 [INCLUSION]  Guide, Transportation, Admission Fee, Lunch, Hotel Pick up Service (in Seoul) [PICK UP] 1. Tour ends at Itaewon. (Drop-off service back to your hotel in central of Seoul is an additional charge of KRW 10,000 per person) 2. Pick-up service may be delayed due to traffic. [NOTICE] 1. Passport is required! 2. JSA Tour is closed on Sundays, Mondays and National Holidays. 3. Tour must be reserved and Passport Numbers received at least 72 hours in advance. 4. Please check the restricted countries for this tour below. A copy (colored) of passport's front page should be submitted at least 72 hours in advance. 5. Tour route and schedule are subjected to change without notice whenever there is official request from UNC. 6. If there's an unannounced military training or official event, the tour may be cancelled on the day of the tour with short notice. 7. Children under 10 years are not allowed. He or she must be over 11 years old from his or her birthday. 8. Casual clothes such as jeans and sandals (slippers) are not permitted in the tour area. Shaggy or unkempt hair is not allowed either. 9. Any equipment microphones or flags belonging to the communist side in the MAC conference room are NOT TO BE TOUCHED. 10. Guests with physical disabilities, in a wheelchair, or crutches cannot enter the JSA. 11. For your safety, stay with the group and follow the directions of the guide during a group tour. 12. Cosmojin cannot take responsibility for any injuries or losses incurred while on tour. 13. When it is closed in case of some special situation.DMZ will be replaced by plan B non-refundable(Heavy rain or snow, military training) * Plan B: Tomorrow's Whistle-Bunker Beat 131-Odusan Unification Tower-The War memorial of Korea   [Contact to ChopsticksWide] ChopsticksWide@gmail.com 010-9372-4685, Simon kim
    • Date : Dec 1 and 2, 2018
    • Location : Miryang Mirpia Campground
    • Program :
    • Round-trip bus (with buses leaving from downtown Daegu and Gyeongsan)
    • Tents and sleeping bags (we will even set them up before you get there! And we will have heating pads to keep your warm!) (4-5 guests per tent)
    • BBQ (we will also have halal BBQ or vegetarian options upon request. Enough food for everyone, not unlimited however. If you want to make sure you have enough food for your group, please pay a little extra in advance such as 5-10,000won per person and we'll arrange it for you)
    • Unlimited drinks (Beer is limited, soju, juice or soft drinks are unlimited)
    • EDM Dance Party
    • Lunch
    • Snacks
    • Fun Activities
    • Max. participant : 100 people (3 busloads)
    • Cost: Free (but 40,000won refundable deposit per tent is required to reserve tents. Once you arrive, you will be refunded.)
    • Please note that we are currently updating this page at the moment so some content may not be accurate.
    • Please email us at chopstickswide@gmail.com to receive a prompt response with the right info.
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    It is the only place where North Koreans and South Koreans can come in contact on a daily basis and make efforts towards the peace of Korea. (Available Everyday, except on Sundays, Mondays, National Holidays and Military Training Days) [ ITINERARY ] Hotel → Imjingak Park → The Bridge of Freedom → The 3rd Infiltration Tunnel → DMZ Theater & Exhibition Hall → Dora Observatory → Dorasan Station → Pass by the Unification Village → Drop off at City Hall or Itaewon * Above itinerary, time and price can be changed depends on the situation * Panmunjeom Tour bookings need to be made at least 48 hours prior to your tour * No Shopping & High Quality [MINIMUM]  1 Person [TIME]  09:00 am~ 17:00 pm [INCLUSION]  Tour guide, transportation, lunch and entrance fees. [PICK UP] 1.This tour is not including pick up service. 2. Drop point will be Lotte Hotel Seoul. [NOTICE] 1. Panmunjeom Tour bookings need to be made at least 48 hours prior to your tour. 2. Above itinerary, time and price can be changed depends on the situation.
    • A travel excursion involving two nights and three days that allows you to tour around major tourist destinations and take in the beautiful nature of the entirety of Korea, thanks to the ultra comfortable and luxuriant Rail Cruise.
    • Tour Course : Seoul > Seocheon > Gunsan > Ulsan > Gyeongju > Jeongdongjin > Chujeon > Seoul
    • Departure Date : Jun 19, 26, 29 / July 13, 24, 27, 31 / Aug 3, 7, 10, 14, 24, 28
    • The sights : Janghang's pine forest, Visiting the Skywalk & Marine Biology Resource Center, Experiencing modern culture back in the early 1900s, various Rail Cruise events, Ulsan's famous park for watching the sunrise, Hiking through bamboo forest trails along Taehwa River in Ulsan, Gyeongju city tour and experiencing the thousand-year-old of the Shilla Dynasty, Watching the sunrise over the East Sea from your train room at Jeongongjin, Visit to a peach garden in Mureung Valley by Dutasan Mountain, and more!
    • Food : Traditional wild grilled eel; Gwangyang-style bulgogi, one of Korea’s three most famous bulgogi varieties; A buffet overlooking Busan’s Haeundae coast; formal sashimi dinner; Shilla-style luxury feast; vegetable soup cooked with dried pollock, a specialty along Korea’s east coast; ‘Grilled Taebaek Hanwoo
    • Price : - Suite: 2,900,000 won for 2 passengers - Deluxe room : 2,440,000 won for 2 passengers - Family room : 2,990,000 won for 3 passengers - Standard room : 2,990,000 won for 4 passengers
    • Notice :
      • All associated fees included : Train fare, Shuttle bus fare, In-train accommodation fee, All meals, Snacks and beverages, Admission and experience fee, In-train events, etc
      • No Tipping, No Shopping, No Options
      • CSW offers Haerang tickets for the same price as Korail.
      • CSW is an official provider of Korail, established by the Korean government.
      • CSW will send a voucher to you by email after checking your purchase.
    • CONTACT : chopstickswide@gmail.com, +82-10-9372-4685, Simon Kim
    • Using Rail Cruise, travel for 2 days and 1 night to experience the beautiful mountains and forests of the eastern region of Korea and the traditional culture and delicious food of the Gyeongsang area.
    • Tour Course : > Seoul > Danyang > Yeongwol > Ulsan > Seoul
    • Departure Date : Jun 23, July 21, Aug 4, Aug 11
    • Sight-seeing : 'Dodam Sambong', three coastal outcroppings that carry stories of Korea's past, 'Danuri Aquarium', Korea's largest freshwater fish museum, ‘Cheonglyeongpo Pine Forest' which is famous for its tragic stories of Joseon Dynasty ‘Daewangam Park’, which is famous in Ulsan for enjoying sunrises amid dense pine trees. 'Taehwa River's Seepri Bamboo Forest', A bamboo forest extending over 4 kilometers along the Taewha River.
    • Food : Danyang County's traditional organic full-course dinner, Yeongwol County's finest grilled Hanwoo beef, high-quality premium buffet.
    • Price
      • Suite : 1,93000 won for 2 passengers
      • Deluxe room : 1,600,000 won for 2 passengers
      • Family room : 1,940,000 won for 3 passengers
      • Standard room : 1,940,000 won for 4 passengers
    • Notice :
      • All associated fees included : Train fare, Shuttle bus fare, In-train accommodation fee, All meals, Snacks and beverages, Admission and experience fee, In-train events, etc
      • No Tipping, No Shopping, No Options
      • CSW offers Haerang tickets for the same price as Korail.
      • CSW is an official provider of Korail, established by the Korean government.
      • CSW will send a voucher to you by email after checking your purchase.
    • CONTACT : chopstickswide@gmail.com, +82-10-9372-4685, Simon Kim
    • Using Rail Cruise for 2 days and 1 night, you will be able to enjoy the best of Korea’s Jeollanam-do region, famous for its delicious food and nature on the west coast of Korea
    • Tour Course : Seoul > Seocheon > Gunsan > Boseong > Suncheon > Seoul
    • Departure Date : Jun 28, July 28, Aug 25
    • Sight-seeing : Walking through Janghang's pine forest, Visiting the Skywalk & National Marine Biodiversity Institute, Experiencing modern culture back in the early 1900s, various Rail Cruise events, exploring Boseong County’s green tea field, and Suncheon Bay’s wetlands.
    • Food : Spicy rockfish soup and various seafood, The special taste unique to the west coast known as ‘soy-marinated crab', Gwangyang-style bulgogi, one of Korea’s three most famous bulgogi varieties.
    • Price
      • Suite : 1,93000 won for 2 passengers
      • Deluxe room : 1,600,000 won for 2 passengers
      • Family room : 1,940,000 won for 3 passengers
      • Standard room : 1,940,000 won for 4 passengers
    • Notice :
      • All associated fees included : Train fare, Shuttle bus fare, In-train accommodation fee, All meals, Snacks and beverages, Admission and experience fee, In-train events, etc
      • No Tipping, No Shopping, No Options
      • CSW offers Haerang tickets for the same price as Korail.
      • CSW is an official provider of Korail, established by the Korean government.
      • CSW will send a voucher to you by email after checking your purchase.
    • CONTACT : chopstickswide@gmail.com, +82-10-9372-4685, Simon Kim
    • DATE : Sat, June 23, 2018
    • LOCATION : Gwangyang-si, Jeollanam-do
    • PRICE : 39,000KRW
    • Program : Rafting down Korea's famed Seomjingang River, Nature tour in majestic apricot blossom valley, BBQ party
    • Additional features: Round-trip bus(From Daegu), BBQ party serving unlimited booze (Makgeolli and soju only)
    • Max. participants: 30 people
    • Please email us at chopstickswide@gmail.com to receive a prompt response with the right info.
    • Date : SatJuly 28 
    • Location : Hapcheon Yellow Beach
    • Our Deal Includes:
    • Round-trip bus from Daegu (will consider sending buses to other areas if we get at least 30 ppl confirmed from there)
    • Color Run race
    • Massive water gun fight (free water guns for you!)
    • Riverside waterpark/waterslide experience
    • Bare-handed fish-catching experience
    • Lunch and snacks
    • T-shirt
    • Food trucks for ppl wanting to buy more food/drinks (at your own cost)
    • Please note that we are currently updating this page at the moment so some content may not be accurate.
    • Please email us at chopstickswide@gmail.com to receive a prompt response with timely info.
  • Anyone in Daegu interested in a fun scavenger hunt in downtown this Sat plus free bulgogi and udon noodles, unlimited soju and cash prizes and t-shirts?
    • Date and time : 3:00 pm, Saturday, February 23, 2019
    • Meeting place : In front of Jungangno Station, Exit 4
    • Organize yourselves into teams. You'll use our app to tell you what missions you and your team has to carry out throughout the event. Take pictures of your team completing the missions.
    • Meet together at our designated bulgogi restaurant afterwards for dinner and drinking (vegetarians can have bowls of udon noodles and side dishes)
    • Winners and cash prizes will be announced
    • Cost : Whole event is totally FREE
    • Max. participants : 50 people
    • Message us on FB https://www.facebook.com/ChopsticksWide or email us at chopstickswide@gmail.com with the names of ppl in your group and we'll get you signed up. This is an email RSVP event. ⚠️You must email us first to be included on the RSVP list!