Insight Guides: South Korea
Publication date: July 2012
Digital Book format: ePub (Adobe DRM)
You save: $2.00 (8%)
This fully updated new edition of the best-selling guide to South Korea features illuminating text written by expert, local writers alongside inspiring full-colour photography, with this edition containing over 250 brand new photographs, bringing South Korea's people and places to life. The top attractions such as Dadohae Haesang Maritime National Park and Haein-sa Temple are highlighted to help you plan your trip priorities, and a brand new 'Editor's Choice' section reveals the author's inside take on quirky and interesting things to do, including many exclusive experiences. These include the Boryeong Mud Festival, celebrating the art of getting dirty, and visiting Ilchulbong Peak at sunrise, an extinct volcano particularly popular with honeymooners. An in-depth 'Places' section covers the entire region with all principal sites cross-referenced by number to accompanying full-colour maps. An additional country map and street plans inside the front and back covers enable instant orientation and easy navigation at a glance. Principal areas covered include Seoul, Gangwon Province, Jeju-Do and Gyeongsnagnam Province. Attractive colour-coded sections make the guide extremely easy to use, whether you want to read the full narrative or simply dip in and out. Fascinating features explore South Korea's history, performing arts, architecture, food and drink and much more. A comprehensive 'Travel Tips' section provides a wealth of practical information, covering transport, accommodation for all budgets, climate, shopping, health and much more, including an A-Z section of essential tips and useful contact telephone numbers. A contents list for the Travel Tips is printed on the back cover flap which also serves as a handy bookmark. The unique combination of insightful exploration alongside practical advice means that this guide truly is a pleasure to read before, during and after your visit.