Frommer's South Korea

Frommer's South Korea

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This is the one and only travel guide you need to South Korea.Frommer's South Korea gives you the complete overview of insider knowledge on where and what to visit in this stunningly beautiful country, all in meticulous detail to point you towards the best that it has to offer.Packed with detailed, outspoken and honest reviews, this guide gives you the lowdown on what's worth your time and what's not, providing extensive listings of accommodation, attractions and restaurants around South Korea's cities and towns whatever your budget.The best natural wonders from hot springs to limestone cavesAdvice on how to steer away from the touristy and the inauthentic, and see the real heart of South KoreaEat a Hanjeongsik (full-course meal) in a neighbourhood cafe in Seoul, attend the Busar Film Festival, shop for the country's best fabrics (ramie fabrics) at the markets in HansanHike the Seoraksan Mountains (or just buy the area's famous mushrooms and honey). Seek out tea houses, Buddhist temples, battlegrounds, and parks throughout the region, as well as all the best activities available around the country from hiking to skiingSouth Korea's regions and highlights are broken down by thoughtful chapter sections with itineraries and accompanying maps to help you to plan your way while you stay, according to your timeframeAmongst all of these you'll find the latest trip-planning advice and money-saving tips, as well as a complete shopper's guide and directory of useful contacts to ensure you make the most of your stay in this breathtaking country
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 130 x 202 x 26mm | 408g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Chichester, West Sussex, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • col. Illustrations, maps (some col.).
  • 111828755X
  • 9781118287552
  • 603,230

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Explore South Korea's beautifully bright decorations with the colorful paper lanterns of Gyeongsangnam-do. See chapter 8.Easy-to-read maps throughoutExact prices, directions, opening hours, and other practical informationCandid reviews of hotels and restaurants, plus sights, shopping, and nightlifeItineraries, walking tours, and trip-planning ideas Insider tips from local expert authors
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Table of contents

List of Maps vi

1 THE BEST OF SOUTH KOREA 1

2 SOUTH KOREA IN DEPTH 9

3 SUGGESTED ITINERARIES IN SOUTH KOREA 31

4 SEOUL 40

5 GYEONGGI-DO 109

6 CHUNGCHEONG-DO 138

7 JEOLLA-DO 181

8 GYEONGSANG-DO 231

9 BUSAN 291

10 GANGWON-DO 326

11 JEJU-DO (JEJU ISLAND) 368

12 PLANNING YOUR TRIP TO SOUTH KOREA 402

13 USEFUL TERMS & PHRASES 423

Index 434
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About Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee

Cecilia Hae-Jin Lee was born in Seoul and is the author of several popular books including, "Quick & Easy Mexican Cooking," "Quick & Easy Korean Cooking," "Eating Korean: From Barbeque to Kimchi," "Recipes from My Home," and "Frommer's Day by Day Seoul." She is also a conceptual and installation artist, a designer, an illustrator and a photographer. Her first and third language is Korean.
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