Articles Tagged ‘south korea’

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...

Music Museum

Music Museum October 1, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Music Museum in NampodongMusic lovers who are in South Korea should trek up to Yongdu park and visit the Music Museum. It only costs 1,000 won to get into the museum and see instruments from all over the world. There are about 500 instruments in the museum. On the first floor, you’ll find that...

A Visit to Nampodong

A Visit to Nampodong August 11, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
Shopping Area in NampodongNampo-dong is one of the hotspots for young people in Busan. In the afternoon and evening the place moves with 20 somethings window shopping, eating in the restaurants, snacking on street food or going to the movies. There are several theaters in the central PIFF Square of Pusan...

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...

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,...

Busan Subway Station

Busan Subway Station July 30, 2010 | Things to Do, Travel Tips | Read More
Clothing Store in Busan StationBusan’s Subway Station should not be confused with the train station across the street. The two stations are not connect, so if you are leaving the train station, you must walk outside of the building and go across the plaza to the subway station. Like many of the stations...

Haeundae Market

Haeundae Market July 30, 2010 | Food, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Discount Store in Haeundae MarketHaeundae Market is a somewhat hidden gem among the restaurants and nightclubs in Busan. Walk in the market and you’ll see old women wearing loose pants and sun hats cleaning vegetables and fish. As you walk down the clean cobble sidewalk, browsing at the colorful wares,...