Outdoors

Enjoying the great outdoors in South Korea.

Busan Destinations: Oryukdo Skywalk

The Oryukdo Skywalk, a glass floor viewing platform situated on the side of a 35-meter coastal cliff, opened in 2013, has been continuously gaining popularity domestically, as well as from abroad.

Busan Destinations: Bupyeong Kkangtong Night Market

Bupyeong Kkangtong Night Market has been growing into a landmark tourism site four years after opening, captivating foreign tourists’ palates.

Busan Destinations: Samgwangsa Temple

Samgwangsa Temple is well-known for the approximately 50,000 lanterns that illuminate its campus for Buddha's birthday.

Busan Destinations: Chinatown

Chinatown is a diverse area of the city with ethnic foods and currency exchanges available on every corner.

Public Outdoor Swimming Pools Opened for the Summer

Outdoor swimming pools around the city have opened up for those looking to cool off from the summer heat.

Some Great Outdoors: Hiking Korea’s Jagged Ridge Trail

Hiking. It happens in Korea. A lot. One hike in particular is well-known in the Korean hiking community, but little known in the foreign community --the Jagged Ridge Trail.

Busan Destinations: Taejeongdae

Located on the island of Yeongdo-gu, Taejongdae is a scenic park with great views from cliffs facing the sea.

Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams

The Dadaepo Sunset Fountain of Dreams is scheduled to operate until October 31st, 2017.

Gwangalli Beach – Busan, South Korea

If Haeundae feels a bit like South Beach, Miami, then Gwangalli is Coney Island: laid back, more room to stretch out and a semi-abandoned, rusting amusement park.

Haeundae Beach – Busan, South Korea

While the summer bookend months of June and September are the best times to enjoy the beach with moderate crowds, July and August is when Haeundae explodes with upwards of 700,000 people swimming, lounging or shuffling along the boardwalk in the summer heat.

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