Is Busan the most underrated big city on the planet? That is a heated debate for another day, but South Korea’s second-biggest city is positively overflowing with thrilling experiences and the sort of attractions that prise joyful excitement out of even the most hardened of cynical travellers. Busan is beautiful, Busan is breathtaking, Busan is bloomin’ brilliant.
Some three and a half million people are lucky enough to call Busan home, but this bustling port at the southern tip of the Korean Peninsula gracefully balances big city life with community charm. Want the bright lights of the city? The busy beaches of the coast and some of the best restaurants in this part of the world? You’ll find them in spades, but visitors looking for down to earth coffee shops, friendly markets, secret breweries, and Korean traditions will be plenty busy as well. Deciding on the best things to do in Busan will depend on what you want to do, but rest assured, Busan has it.
Spectacular seaside beaches, historic temples, vintage shopping and some of the best seafood on the planet; the San Francisco of South Korea awaits. Or maybe it is time to start called SF the Busan of the US?
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