[pullquote align=”left”]Most people associate a trip to Busan with the hot summer sun and lazy days at the beach.[/pullquote]Despite the mercury plummeting below freezing, you can still throw your swim gear into a beach bag and head toward Haeundae. Instead of going directly to the beach to feel the sand between your toes, go only […]
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The 16th Busan International Film Festival (부산국제영화제), BIFF, took place last week, and having been to last year’s event, I can say it has already improved! Through a combination of careful planning, luck, and having friends in the right places, I managed to score tickets to 16 out of over 300 films. The films ranged […]
[pullquote align=”left”]Summer in Korea means one thing: time to spend a weekend or two at the beach. [/pullquote]From July to September, the beaches in Busan are inundated with families from all over the country, and every year, Busan flaunts its beaches’ popularity by holding a sand festival on the famous Haeundae Beach. While a “sand […]
Living a short walk (or shorter cab ride) away from the most popular, most visited beach in South Korea, I spent many weekends patroning the restaurants off the boardwalk and holding my breath while I strolled past the little ajummas—technically a woman of marital age, but vernacularly an old lady with a bad perm and […]