Historical fortress keeps Busan's story safe
Dongnaeeupseong Fortress is part of the city's long history
Busan is a modern city and became so in a relatively short time. But, Busan's history didn't just begin with the Japanese colonial era or the Korean War. The city has a rich and vibrant history that ...
Ji Minkyeom 2020-11-03
Busan Biennale to triumph in 2020
Art more important than ever in COVID era
The 2020 Busan Biennale, the latest edition of the city's biennial modern and visual arts festival, is scheduled to be held from Sept. 5 to Nov. 8 at the Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Jung-gu (dis...
Ahrang Kang 2020-08-31
Boarding boats brings Busanites buoyant bliss
Marine City, Gwangandaegyo Bridge and the East Sea are all yours
A gorgeous white yacht glides seamlessly over the East Sea's waves under Gwang-andaegyo Bridge. Jangsan, Nurimaru APEC House and the skyscrapers of Centum City tower above the horizon. No, this isn't ...
Ahrang Kang 2020-07-06
Nation's past, present sparkle in hit Netflix show
Busan does its part for "The King: Eternal Monarch"
Busan has reached out to viewers through television and cinema in the past, and it is promoting itself further through the science fiction series "The King: Eternal Monarch," a new hit on Netflix.△Hae...
Ahrang Kang 2020-06-01
Busan's most illuminated views
Which one of the city's best nighttime spots will you visit first?
Busan is undoubtedly one of the nation's prettiest nighttime cities. Using data collected from local districts, experts and phone applications, the Korea Tourism Organization recently selected 100 of ...
Ahrang Kang 2020-05-01
Riverside park flowers'bloom lifts COVID gloom
Celebrate the beginning of spring with a riverside walk and flowers
Spring has arrived, and with COVID-19 at the forefront of everyone's minds, mental health is more important than ever. With breezy winds in the air, shades of yellow flowers and green leaves returning...
Ahrang Kang 2020-03-31
Cherry blossoms give winter the cold shoulder
Swap your winter coat for your selfie stick
Cherry blossom season is approaching like an oncoming, flowery pink train. It's time to ditch those coats and get ready to take some pictures. The blossoms are expected to bloom around March 25, simil...
Ahrang Kang 2020-02-28
Busan's finance and economy museums
Explore the country's financial history
When looking around Busan, it's impossible to miss the Busan International Finance Center (BIFC). Towering at 280 meters and 63 stories, it is perhaps the city's easiest landmark to spot. It is far fr...
Ahrang Kang 2020-02-05