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Report racism and log racist accounts here! Re: Report racism and log racist accounts here! 143busan

racism is everywhere.  try being born and raised as a korean-american in the southern u.s.  it might not be what u wanna hear, but when ur not home, sometimes u just gotta deal with it.  i'm not excusing any behavior, whatever the specifics may be.  however, the truth of the matter is, and was in my case for 20 some odd years and 30 plus for my parents, that being a...

6 years 51 weeks ago
Where can I find a 24 hour fax machine in Busan? Re: Where can I find a 24 hour fax machine in Busan? hyunkyung

I do not search for a fax machine in a rural area, but to simply log in at

www.efax.com

to fax any file directly from your comp any time available. Most of all stationary shop owns their local fax machine, but do not...

6 years 51 weeks ago
Rye Bread in Busan? Re: Rye Bread in Busan? Travis Kemp
costco has rye bread, 2 loaves for about 4-5000 won, 
6 years 51 weeks ago
Report racism and log racist accounts here! Re: Report racism and log racist accounts here! joe kimchi

Unfortunately, I've experieneced some rather uncomfortable experiences here, but like anywhere, there are good people and bad people.

I remember shopping in a department store and a young guy coming over and asking me if I needed help. I was new to Korea and working as an overseas government employee. While we were talking, he started telling me about his experiences with Americans...

6 years 51 weeks ago
Which store? Hunting down a power converter Re: Which store? Hunting down a power converter 143busan
the little hardware shops or철무점 (chul-moo-jum) has them.  they run like 18K.  if you're shopping alone, just walk into one of these shops and ask for a 'Do-Rang-Su'  or 도랑쓰.  it's just a completely screwed up pronunciation of transformer dating back to the japanese occupation.  that's what most of the older busan people call it.  
6 years 52 weeks ago
Which store? Hunting down a power converter Re: Which store? Hunting down a power converter abbottwar1
Where is the goodwill?
6 years 52 weeks ago
Is Busan a good place to live?! Re: Is Busan a good place to live?! kilhallon

Thanks mattsid, Guess I got sidetracked a little from the original question.

6 years 52 weeks ago
Is Busan a good place to live?! Re: Is Busan a good place to live?! mattsid
To answer the original poster's question. Yes. Busan is a good small big city(lots of people but compact) to live in. 
6 years 52 weeks ago
Let me know some largest shop of Black Yak Re: Let me know some largest shop of Black Yak HoMarley

Thank you !!  I can read map!

Actually I do not speak normal korean language, one-by-one I can read and guess pronounciation of words written in Korean letters.

 

Seems OK-Outdoor is quite good .

Only one thing is that, I can not find e-mail address (ToT)

Well I can write down their postal address So I will try later.

 

Thank you...

6 years 52 weeks ago
Which store? Hunting down a power converter Re: Which store? Hunting down a power converter kwaz666
They usually have used ones at the goodwill.
6 years 52 weeks ago
Report racism and log racist accounts here! Re: Report racism and log racist accounts here! lee-bum-suk

Koreans are far worse to each other than they are to us. I have experienced racism but not on a grand scale. In fact I'm kind of racist myself, i rip koreans too much but i'm a patriot and i just don't want to see them make the same mistakes we did in the west. 

For the most part I'm glad korea is a homogenous society with a few colored and non-pigmented sprinkles here and...

6 years 52 weeks ago
Report racism and log racist accounts here! Re: Report racism and log racist accounts here! Angel
ROV 22-  I learnt however that (ABSOLUTELY in their perspective) we both would 'lose face'. Confronting them as some amateur residents do won't change their opinion anyway of Westerners being rude, ugly and evil.- 

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7 years 8 hours ago
Is Busan a good place to live?! Re: Is Busan a good place to live?! kilhallon

Hi Paul,

No, dragged a few items in from the latest thread concerning racism and how to combat it with different techniques, including intimidation. Can't really see how that works as it antagonises an individual who is already off track, even more.

But as you commented, nuff said.

I can only consider myself extremely fortunate in my location, it is rare to see any form of...

7 years 8 hours ago
Is Busan a good place to live?! Re: Is Busan a good place to live?! Paul Gaasenbeek

Kil, what are you talking about? Rasicm was mentioned on your other post and was not sure what it was about so I mentioned a little something. As it turns out it is from another thread.

 

"lets all tell teacher we are having a bad time, and it will all go away" Not sure what this is but it is not from me???

As for racism, again from another post-yes, it is widespread...

7 years 9 hours ago
Is Busan a good place to live?! Re: Is Busan a good place to live?! kilhallon

"As for the racist thing, I am not sure what you are talking about". 

Come on Paul, here is your latest comment on the other post reference "lets all tell teacher we are having a bad time, and it will all go away"

''Racism is widespread here"

Not your...

7 years 10 hours ago
Report racism and log racist accounts here! Re: Report racism and log racist accounts here! DrNugu
Well said Paul.
7 years 10 hours ago
Which store? Hunting down a power converter Re: Which store? Hunting down a power converter mattsid
Where? It just might help people posting a similar question in future.
7 years 11 hours ago
Let me know some largest shop of Black Yak Re: Let me know some largest shop of Black Yak mattsid

There are outdoor and hiking shops all over town that sell Black Yak as well as other Korean brands such as K2, Campline and Treksta, and international brands.

Your best bet is Nampodong since they seem to have the most shops in one area. On the main road near the Jalgachi fish market entrance are at least 4 shops. There is also OK Outdoor that carries a huge range of equipment...

7 years 11 hours ago
Report racism and log racist accounts here! Re: Report racism and log racist accounts here! Paul Gaasenbeek

Racism is widespread here. I have too many stories to write here but one thing is for sure, most are just insecure with themselves. Korea is very competitive. One global way to try and make yourself feel better is by knocking others down and that happens a lot here. This is not good but it happens everywhere between all people.

My wife is Korean and we get heckled at a lot by guys who...

7 years 11 hours ago
Is Busan a good place to live?! Re: Is Busan a good place to live?! Paul Gaasenbeek

wow kil, did you even read my post. I love it here. The real Korea. Not the one people make in their minds. And yes, my facts are as such-facts. Look them up my friend. But that said, again, if you cant accept them then it is you that does not like Korea. I can live with all that is "wrong' as it is none of my business. I wont be leaving for another 15 years or so. I am actually going to be...

7 years 11 hours ago
Is Busan a good place to live?! Re: Is Busan a good place to live?! kilhallon

Wow Paul, quite a rant, guess the holiday hasn't done much for your mood!!

Sorry friend, you have not stated facts, only your own interpretation of them. 

Same as you I've been here longer than I wish to remember, some 14 years or so, and yes, I will agree that the system is somewhat flawed and ragged around the edges, but you are not at home, but another universe, another...

7 years 12 hours ago
Which store? Hunting down a power converter Re: Which store? Hunting down a power converter rmcnulty83
found one, nevermind.
7 years 13 hours ago
Report racism and log racist accounts here! Re: Report racism and log racist accounts here! rov25

I don't mean to antagonise the OP, but I've been reading a book on Korean business etiquette recently, and it seems that the hierarchical classist Korean society may have a different perspective on your opinions. I do agree that your complaints are well supported by personal examples, which in our Western perspective are completely valid and fair. There's also a different perspective as to how...

7 years 18 hours ago
Sausages Re: Sausages mattsid
Bangers n Mash is a traditional English / British Isles dish. So to use a German 'style' sausage in the recipe kind of disqualifies them from calling it bangers n mash. Semantics? Maybe. Still useful information from the above poster, though. 
7 years 19 hours ago
Is Busan a good place to live?! Re: Is Busan a good place to live?! kwaz666

Why did you delete my post?

 

With all this that you said, how many of you "bros" are going to welcome this guy when he comes?

 

7 years 19 hours ago

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