Lotteria: Fast Food Chain

I was told that I had to try Lotteria in Korea. It’s like the equivalent of McDonalds and KFC, and it is BIG in Korea. So naturally, I assumed that it was a Korean fast food chain. I was wrong! Lotteria is a chain of fast food restaurants in East Asia that grew out of its first shop in Tokyo, Japan in September […]

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Busan Gamcheon Culture Village

If you’ve done a bit of research and read up on Korea guide books, all of them will point you to this village in Busan. You may wonder, what exactly is so special about this place that everyone who visits Busan will drop by? According to KTO, Gamcheon Culture Village is formed by houses built […]

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Blue Boat Hostel Nampodong

For our weekend getaway to Busan, we wanted to find somewhere cheap and convenient, so one of my friends did some research on Agoda and we settled on this hostel – Blue Boat Hostel Nampodong. It’s located just 10 minutes from Busan Station, making it very accessible to a lot of attractions. This property is […]

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Hong Kong Banjeom 0410+ (Busan)

Chef Baek Jong-won is famous for all the right reasons, but you might be most familiar with Paik’s Coffee and Paik’s Bibim (both of which you can find in Singapore at pretty high prices tbh). However, he actually has a lot more F&B chains than you might have expected, and this Hong Kong Banjeom 0410+ is […]

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Busan 3D2N Itinerary

Last summer, we planned a 3D2N weekend trip to Busan and created an itinerary on Google Docs. We took KTX to Busan on Friday morning, and took the train back to Seoul on Sunday morning. We ended up not being able to visit a few places on the list because we didn’t have time, so […]

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Jagalchi Fish Market

Before I went to Korea, I had heard about how famous Busan is for their seafood, and that I had to try some while I was there. I saw my friends posting videos of them eating live octopi and was honestly rather grossed out. I’m no fan of seafood, but I figured it wouldn’t hurt […]

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Oryukdo Skywalk

The construction of Oryukdo Skywalk finished on September 12, 2012 at the Seungdumal area, which is regarded as the dividing point between the East Sea and the South Sea, and started operating on October 18, 2013, with the theme of “Walking over the sky.” Iron columns were set up over a 35-meter-high coastal cliff, and […]

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