May 302012
Anchang Village

BY BENJAMIN COWLES Situated within the immensity of Busan is the penniless hillside village of Anchang; a remnant of the refugee camps that shantied up during the Korean Civil War. Seeing very little of the city’s prosperity, the village struggled on as Busan developed into the megalith it is today.

May 182012
Taeguk Village

BY BENJAMIN COWLES Of the many benefits of courting a Korean lady, one of the best has to be their ability to discover interesting and off-the-severely-beaten-path type of places Busan has hidden away. My girlfriend outdid herself when she pulled out her smartphone and discovered Taeguk Village*. (*Village used in a strictly Asian population sense)