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Question from a reader: Seoul vs. Busan vs. Daegu

A reader writes in: Hi! Just found out your blog and really liking it. I thought I would ask you some questions regarding your thoughts of Busan, Daegu and Seoul. I'll probably go on a trip to Korea this year...

Destination: Beomeosa (Busan)

Ratings (out of 5 taeguks): How do I rate destinations?Ease to arrive:Foreigner-friendly:Convenience facilities:Worth the visit: Directions to Beomeosa: Take line 1 of the Busan subway system to the Beomeosa...

Destination: Geumgang Park / Hyujeongam (Busan)

Author's note: As a general rule, I don't usually write a 'Destination' about the same place twice (see my previous post on Geumgang Park). My last visit being two years and two cameras ago, I found some...

Destination: Busan Aquarium (Busan)

Note: I actually visited Busan Aquarium during my recent trip to Haeundae Beach, but have been so busy that I hadn't actually written the post until just yesterday. Without further ado, here's Busan...

Destination: Haeundae Sand Festival (Busan)

As you might expect, a sand festival has a lot to see. Why a sand festival? Why not? It's about that time of year where the weather gets warm, the beaches get nicer, and the swimsuits / suntan lotion get...

Destination: Pusan National University (Busan)

Author's note: Pusan and Busan are the same city, but might be spelled either way. Why? In 2000, the Korean government changed the way hangeul (the Korean alphabet) was transliterated into English. 부 산 is...