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Batheing in Busan, Busan, South Korea travel blog

Batheing in Busan

A travel blog entry by rolandandlizzie

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... to be good! Nice and spicy tomatoey sauce with noodles, fish cake, egg, sausage and vegetables - strange but yum! Tomorrow we leave Busan for Haeinsa and a Temple Stay. It will also mark 2 months on the road. I can't believe how much we have already seen ...

A Wet Weekend, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

A Wet Weekend

A travel blog entry by mikeandrachel

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... deck of a ferry headed for Japan. We left Seoul on Friday to spend the weekend in Busan, a beautiful coastal city. Busan is South Korea`s second city, located on the south east corner, it is well known for its golden beaches. When we stepped off ...

Happy New Year!, Inuyama, Busan, Seoul, Korea Rep. travel blog

Happy New Year!

A travel blog entry by jo-jo

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... every street is ok by me. TRANSPORTATION Although I firmly believe that Japan has the best transportation system in the world, Korea deserves a mention for the affordability of theirs. A three hour bullet train ride from Busan to Seoul cost about $40 ...

Beautiful Busan, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Beautiful Busan

A travel blog entry by adamandeva

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The weather is beautiful ...

Being spolied again, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Being spolied again

A travel blog entry by byrnedm

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· Busan, South Korea · GMT +8:00 hours Just as we thought I'm going to assume you don't have an eidetic memory (my apologies, not to mention admiration, if you do) and so will start this entry by reminding you that I finished the last one telling ...

A Ginger Weekend, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

A Ginger Weekend

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Busan, South korea - Knowing I was going to be in South Korea, I emailed an old buddy from University, Andrew. He's been teaching English in Korea for three years now and we last met over drinks in the East Village in New York City in 2007. What better ...

I'm in South Korea!, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

I'm in South Korea!

A travel blog entry by beccadonohoe

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... you're having a wonderful first week back at school. I just wanted to write you a quick message to say I've arrived in Busan, which is a city in South Korea. It took us 24 HOURS to get here! We haven't seen any of the city yet, we're just on our way out ...

Getting to know Busan and South Korea, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Getting to know Busan and South Korea

A travel blog entry by beccadonohoe

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... : hello - annyong hassayo thank you - gamsa hamneeda  They really like sports here in South Korea, especially baseball and soccer! The baseball team here in Busan is called the Lotte Giants, and a ticket to see them play costs about 7000 Won, which ...

Welcome to the land of kimchi, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Welcome to the land of kimchi

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... .  The fast ferrry took about 3 hours and around noon I arrived in sweltering hot and humid Busan.  After getting a Korea and Busan map from the tourist office, I run into Tony, a 60 something chap from the UK who has been biking around the ...

Luxurious Love Motel And Lovely Koreans., Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Luxurious Love Motel And Lovely Koreans.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... with their parents until they marry. For backpackers on a budget they provide a respite from cheaper end accommodation. We arrived in Busan with the English version of the address for the motel only, and had not been able to access the email ...

Busan, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Busan

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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didn't have the opportunity to type this one up; ...

Busan Cont'd, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Busan Cont'd

A travel blog entry by muratcan

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... the mushrooming greenhouses and the airport. Mr. Yang: 60ish; small and bold; chemical engineer and the President of the Busan Tennis Association; has 2 kids; although he is a Buddhist his daughters are Christian; Terza (the Dutch girl) ...

Venice of South Korea, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Venice of South Korea

A travel blog entry by phungster

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... from Piel, please!!!! We have had enough of Gyeongju. We are taking our final bus out of Gyeongju to Busan, which is on the east-southeast coast of Korea, which is only 1 hour away from Gyeongju by bus. Inter city buses here are very efficient and ...

Släp-poks-raks-aiih!, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Släp-poks-raks-aiih!

A travel blog entry by tiinajatimo

Tähän kirjoitukseen en voi liittää kuvia, koska koin tämän alasti. Kävimme keskiviikkona korelaisessa yleisessä saunassa ja sen jälkeen kylvettäjän tekemässä perusteellisessa pesussa ja hieronnassa. Elämäni erikoisin kokemus! Timo oli ...

Westward Ho!, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Westward Ho!

A travel blog entry by bastin79

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... me the Koreans always eat food when they drink, which is evident from the second meal of the hour. We chat about Busan and Korea, heading to a final bar before calling it a night. Back to the hostel to my as yet still single dormitory. Thursday is ...

To Sir, With Love, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

To Sir, With Love

A travel blog entry by vicaroo

The Korean word for a man who is older than you, a respectable way of addressing an adult male is 'ahjussi' (pronounced 'ah-ju-she'); the female counterpart is 'ahjuma'.  This means that Koreans often get the English male and female pronouns ...

Kids Say the Funniest Things..., Seomyeon, Korea Rep. travel blog

Kids Say the Funniest Things...

A travel blog entry by vicaroo

... to identify Young Jin, I must take them at their word on this 'un.  'The tyrannosaurus-rex is bigger than dust' - undeniable. 'Korea is stronger than Japan' - this opens up a whole can of worms, so let's just skip past it Also hilarious was the ...

Busan, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Busan

A travel blog entry by emyjane

... to see the top of the mountain and the fortress wall stretching out in front of us. Below stood the shrinking city of Busan, dotted with rivers and wetland areas, which reflected the sun making them look like giant mirrors. The fortress wall looked ...

Aratás ünnepén / Chuseok in Busan, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Aratás ünnepén / Chuseok in Busan

A travel blog entry by arodin

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... ssal és egy jó vacsorával fejeződött be. ________________________ Chuseok is the harvest and thanksgiving feast in South-Korea, therefore a 3-day national holiday. Most people from our group decided to visit Busan city in the South and spend ...

You Look So Young For a Man of 2,555, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

You Look So Young For a Man of 2,555

A travel blog entry by vicaroo

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I'll confess, I didn't really know much about Korea before I came here.  What can I say, the decision was somewhat impulsive.  However the one thing I was really looking forward to was Buddha's Birthday.  The BF's photos of the lively ...

K-Pop, Gwangali Beach, Korea Rep. travel blog

K-Pop

A travel blog entry by vicaroo

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... and impossibly leggy; the men all look like beautiful girls. I hate it.  No, I LOVE IT!   This weekend sees Busan's annual Fireworks Festival - a two day event held on Gwangali Beach.  And new for this year was an opening ceremony on the ...

Get Thee To A Leisure Wear Store!, Haeundae, Korea Rep. travel blog

Get Thee To A Leisure Wear Store!

A travel blog entry by vicaroo

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Now, I have been met with some bemused expressions since my arrival in Korea.  There have been many times in the last month when my attempts at Korean, or indeed, my attempts at communication through the medium of mime, have been met with blank ...

Staycation Day 1 - Taejongdae, Taejongdae, Korea Rep. travel blog

Staycation Day 1 - Taejongdae

A travel blog entry by vicaroo

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... clearly said "what are you crazy westerners worried about?  What exactly was confusing about the situation?"  Why?  Because Korea!      Anyway, safely on dry land, we had a look around.  At the bottom of the cliffs are ...

S.H.O.P.P.I.N.G. - a postscript, Seomyeon, Korea Rep. travel blog

S.H.O.P.P.I.N.G. - a postscript

A travel blog entry by vicaroo

PS further proof, if proof were required, that I am old before my time. My local supermarket (the magnificent, love-to-hate-you, E-Mart) has stopped doing plastic bags.  Shame because they were particularly good ones:  nice and big and good ...

Of course it's a lesson - it's a cultural exchange, Haeundae, Korea Rep. travel blog

Of course it's a lesson - it's a cultural exchange

A travel blog entry by vicaroo

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... kids! And some things it would seem, are not so different.  Their final exercise was to write a diary of a Christmas day in Korea.  Without prompting, one group got my Christmas day spot on: '7:00am  sleep 8:00am   sleep 9:00am   ...

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Sleet, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Sleet

A travel blog entry by vicaroo

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... blizzards hitting Seoul, people going base over ape, cars skidding willy nilly, and sneer "you lucky bastards".   The first Busan snow came in January, during Winter Camp.  I foolishly made the mistake of whispering to the children, "look out ...

Staycation Day 6 - And relax...., Haeundae, Korea Rep. travel blog

Staycation Day 6 - And relax....

A travel blog entry by vicaroo

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... escape that.   Now here's the weird part...The weather is still amazing, and yet Haundae beach is pretty much deserted! Korea has an official beach season - the exact date is decided on by the authorities.  They decide when beach season starts, ...

My New Favourite Game, Haundae, Korea Rep. travel blog

My New Favourite Game

A travel blog entry by vicaroo

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Talking to a friend who has been in Korea for a year before me, she had said that Winter arrives in a most startling way.  It happens overnight, like a switch being flicked.  One minute, you're basking in a balmy Indian Summer-come Autumn, all ...

Staycation Day 4 - RubaDubDub 300 Koreans in a Tub, Geumjeong-gu, Korea Rep. travel blog

Staycation Day 4 - RubaDubDub 300 Koreans in a Tub

A travel blog entry by vicaroo

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... women have a secret:  they are normal too!  Hooray!  Now I feel much less intimidated when walking about Korea, because I know their secret.   There were three other western girls at Hurshimchung at the same time as me. ...

Would you swim in a shark tank?, Busan, Korea Rep. travel blog

Would you swim in a shark tank?

A travel blog entry by tobiah

... to about 20 sharks captured in open-water. Does this sound like a fun way to spend your summer vacation? Is life in Korea really getting that bad? Surprisingly, the answers are yes and no respectively. We decided for our 9 day summer vacation to ...

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