Browsing the "Busan" Category

Gong Cha: Refreshing Beverage in Korea

In all the Lotte Department stores is Gong Cha or at least I keep seeing it in the Busan locations. I remember having Gong Cha in Hong Kong a few Summers ago and it has always stuck in my mind. [...]

March 7, 2014 Bubble Tea, Busan, Cafe, Three Beakers

Janny Crepe House: Organic Soft serve Milk Ice Cream with Honeycomb

We spent the afternoon in Busan roaming the Gwangbokro Culture and Fashion street in Busan. We just finished lunch at some relatives house and wandered off here to do some shopping and looking for a sweet treat. M’s mom wanted to [...]

February 13, 2014 Busan, Dessert, Three Beakers

Hotel Commodore in Busan

When we took a weekend trip to Busan, we stayed at the Hotel Commodore for one night. It is rated as a five star hotel with 312 rooms. The hotel has been around since 1979 and is 17 storeys high. [...]

November 20, 2013 Busan, Hotel Review
Angel In Us Coffee

Angel In Us Coffee: South Korean Cafe

Angel In Us Coffee is a strong domestic brand in South Korea. You can basically find it in any city. It took me a long time to figure out why this coffee shop is named Angel In Us. Apparently it’s [...]

November 12, 2013 Busan, Cafe, Dessert, Korean
Jagalchi Market

Jagalchi Market (자갈치시장): Korea’s Largest Seafood Market

One of the attractions in Busan is the Jagalchi Market, which is Korea’s largest seafood market. It attracts lots of locals and tourists everyday. If you’re coming here, its best to bring a friend who knows Korean if you’re buying [...]

November 11, 2013 Busan, Seafood, Specialty Shop
Seoul Kakdugi Restaurant

Seoul Kakdugi Restaurant (서울깍두기): Seolleongtang in Busan

Where in Busan can you find the best Seolleongtang aka Ox Bone Soup? Seoul Kakdugi Restaurant (서울깍두기) has been around since the 1950’s serving up the delicious dish. The locals say this place is the best for getting Seolleongtang. It can’t [...]

November 8, 2013 Busan, Korean, Three Beakers

Unyang Charcoal Eel BBQ in Busan, South Korea

Busan is known for their eel and most tourists come here to enjoy the fresh taste of grilled eel. M really wanted to go, so he asked his aunt to take us to the best eel restaurant in Busan. The [...]

November 6, 2013 BBQ, Busan, Korean

Eating Ssiat Hotteok (seed-stuffed pancake) in Busan

In Busan, they say you can’t leave without trying Ssiat Hotteok (seed-stuffed pancake). Apparently it’s their specialty and all the locals say you gotta try it. M’s aunt took us to The Street of Film near Jagalchi Market. It has a [...]

November 5, 2013 Busan, Dessert, Korean, Streetcart
Woojindogi Busan Odeng

Woojindogi: Busan Oden in Gukje Market

We took a weekend trip to Busan with M’s family to see some relatives. Busan is South Korea’s second largest city after Seoul and is located on the southeastern area of Korea. We were taken to Gukje Market in Downtown [...]

November 3, 2013 Busan, Korean