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Beaches in Busan

Beaches in Busan October 1, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Busan is known for its beaches. Every summer throngs of Korean people head to Busan to relax at the popular beaches. Haeundae Beach and Gwangalli Beach are definitely the most popular beaches, but they are not the only beaches in Busan. Haeundae is a favorite among visitors due to the many nightclubs...

Temples in Busan

Temples in Busan October 1, 2010 | What's New | Read More
South Korea is well-known for its beautiful Buddhist temples.The temples usually require a hike up a mountain or hill to visit them, but for people who like hiking, its worth the experience. Most of the larger temples in South Korea have placards written in English so that foreign visitors can understand...

A Trip to Busan Tower

A Trip to Busan Tower August 11, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Busan TowerFor one of the most fabulous views of Busan, you’ve got to go up Busan Tower. The tower is 120 meters tall and it ‘s the best way to see the scope of the city. Looking up at the tower can be a daunting experience, but you don’t have to climb up it. An elevator will take you...

Watching Movies in English in Busan

Watching Movies in English in Busan August 9, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Box Office at Lotte CinemaWatching movies in Busan can pose a challenge for visitors who do not speak Korean. Although there are a few theaters that have movies in English, most of the movie listings are in Korean. Unlike in the United States and other countries, you may not be able to check movie listings...

Breeze Burns Restaurant

Breeze Burns Restaurant August 9, 2010 | Food, What's New | Read More
Breeze BurnsIf you are craving a big juicy beef burger, then look no further than Breeze Burns. The restaurant has probably the tastiest burgers in Busan. Served with an order of fries, the burgers at Breeze Burns are made with pure Australian beef. There is at least one oddity when ordering this standard...

Todai Restaurant

Todai Restaurant August 9, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Crab legs at Todai.If you are itching for all you can eat king crab legs, head over to Todai Restaurant, a buffet style restaurant with a location in Seomyeon. Although the restaurant has a large range of foods from Chinese, American, to Korean, it’s the crab legs that makes this buffet special....

VIPS Restaurant

VIPS Restaurant August 9, 2010 | What's New | Read More
VIPS RestaurantVIPS restaurant is a restaurant chain with several locations in Busan. VIPS is a foreign-owned Western-style restaurant. Go to VIPs if you are hungry for pork ribs or steak. Entrees at VIPs include lobster and tenderloin steak for 69,800 won, grilled pork ribs for about 37,000 won, and...

Volunteering in Busan

Volunteering in Busan July 30, 2010 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Many people who come to visit Busan for an extended period of time, are also interested in volunteering in the area. Most of the volunteer opportunities that are available focus on helping the children in this part of South Korea. There is an organization The Busan Foreigner Volunteer Group which connects...

Recycling in Busan

Recycling in Busan July 30, 2010 | What's New | Read More
Cans being Collected for Recycling in BusanWhen visiting Busan, you may notice that you will see few if any trash cans in public areas. Beaches, parks, subway stations, and other places where people gather will have virtually no trash cans. Fast food restaurants have places to throw away your garbage,...

Thursday Party in Busan

Thursday Party in Busan July 30, 2010 | Food, Nightlife, What's New | Read More
Thursday PartyThursday Party is a bar with several locations in Busan. To get to the Haeundae location, get off at the Haeundae subway stop and take exit 5 to the beach. Then walk down the main street until you see Thursday Party on the right. The bar plays Western music in a cozy, intimate atmosphere....