eBook The Rough Guide to Korea, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 140538929X
  • ISBN-13: 9781405389297
  • DDC: 915.1904
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 392 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released December 2012
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

The Rough Guide to Korea is the ultimate travel guide to this fascinating peninsula, with clear maps and detailed coverage of all the best tourist attractions. Discover Korea's highlights with stunning photography and insightful descriptions of everything from Seoul's wonderful palaces and hectic nightlife scene to the fishing islands of the West and South Seas, as well as a chapter devoted to North Korea, possibly the world's most unique country. Find detailed practical advice on what to see and do in Korea, relying on up-to-date descriptions of the best hotels, bars, clubs, shops and restaurants for all budgets. The Rough Guide to Korea also includes full-colour sections describing the country's famously spicy food, plus a guide to hiking its many national parks. In addition, a detailed history section gives a thorough account of the country's dynastic past, while a language guide will ensure that you don't get lost on your way around this enchanting land.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
About this Book.
Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Contents.
1: Introduction to Korea.
2: Where to Go.
3: When to Go.
4: 25 Things not to Miss.
5: Basics.
6: Getting There.
7: Getting Around.
8: Accommodation.
9: Food and Drink.
10: The Media.
11: Festivals.
12: Sports and Outdoor Activities.
13: Culture and Etiquette.
14: Travel Essentials.
15: Guide.
16: Seoul.
17: Arrival.
18: Information.
19: Orientation.
20: City Transport.
21: Accommodation.
22: The Palace District.
23: The Business District.
24: Itaewon.
25: Hongdae.
26: South of the River.
27: Bukhansan National Park.
28: Eating.
29: Nightlife and Entertainment.
30: Sports and Activities.
Korean Cuisine.
31: Shopping.
32: Listings.
33: Travel Details.
34: Gyeonggi and Gangwon.
35: Gyeonggi.
36: Suwon and Around.
37: Incheon.
38: The West Sea Islands.
39: The Demilitarized Zone.
40: Gangwon.
41: Chuncheon and Around.
42: Sokcho and Around.
43: Seoraksan National Park.
44: Gangneung and Around.
45: Jeongdongjin.
46: Samcheok and Around.
47: Taebaeksan to Chiaksan.
48: Travel Details.
49: Gyeongsang.
50: Gyeongbuk.
51: Andong and Around.
52: Daegu and Around.
53: Gyeongju.
54: Around Gyeongju.
55: Ulleungdo.
56: Gyeongnam.
57: Busan.
58: The South Sea Coast and Islands.
59: Jinju.
60: Jirisan National Park.
61: Travel Details.
62: Jeolla.
63: Yeosu and Around.
64: Yeosu to Mokpo.
65: Mokpo.
66: West Sea Islands.
67: Gwangju and Around.
Hiking in Korea.
68: Western Jeonbuk: The National Parks.
69: Jeonju.
70: East of Jeonju.
71: Travel Details.
72: Chungcheong.
73: Coastal Chungnam.
74: The Baekje Capitals.
75: Gyeryongsan National Park.
76: Daejeon.
77: Cheonan and Around.
78: Songnisan National Park.
79: Danyang and Around.
80: Travel Details.
81: Jeju Island.
82: Jeju City.
83: Eastern Jeju.
84: Seogwipo.
85: Jungmun.
86: Western Jeju.
87: Hallasan National Park.
88: Travel Details.
89: North Korea Basics.
90: Getting There.
91: Getting Around.
92: Accommodation, Food and Drink.
93: The Media.
94: Festivals.
95: Culture and Etiquette.
96: Shopping.
97: Travel Essentials.
98: North Korea.
99: Pyongyang.
100: Other Sights in the DPRK.
101: Contexts.
102: History.
103: Religion.
104: Film.
105: Books.
106: A–Z of Contemporary Korea.
107: Language.
108: Korean.
109: Pronunciation.
110: Useful Words and Phrases.
111: Food and Drink.
112: Glossary.
Small Print.
Index.
Map Symbols.
About the Author.