Sorry, got distracted looking for strip club gifs that didn't have actual nudity in them... can't be done... what was I talking about?
Oh yeah, Busan!
The first trip was with Mr. Y (pre-breakup... *le sigh*) and the second time was for the wedding of my super cool coworker Ashley to her equally awesome man JinHo. These were two very different, but equally enjoyable experiences.
On the first trip Mr. Y and I chose to stay in a Love Motel. Don't hate! Love Motels can be gross and wrong and terrible, but they can also be awesomely jam-packed with free toiletries, snacks, beverages, cozy robes, and ridiculous mood lighting. Ours was very nice and within walking distance of Haeundai Beach, the most popular beach in Korea. It was also within spitting distance of the subway, another plus.
On the second trip I was hitting a wedding for which the happy couple were kind enough to rent out a hostel for all their young guests to crash in. It wound up not being many of us there, but I can highly recommend Hello Guesthouse. They have a nice facility, and outside communal area, and a bunny! They are also very close to Haeundai, kinda felt like I was having a flashback.
The beaches in Busan are seriously top-notch. I preferred the vibe at the smaller Gwangalli Beach to Haeundai. Haeundai has become more resorty with tons of hotels lining it and not much in the choice for food, booze, or boardwalking. Well, not as much as Gwangalli has.
|Though Haeundai offers a slightly better actual beach|
|Beomeosa during the Buddhist Lantern Festival|
|SERIOUSLY, so good...|
|It was also a really good call having a hair-tie with me when we were touting the cliffs of Busan|
Next time you know a long weekend is coming up on your calendar, head on down!