Seoul Book of Everything: Everything You Wanted to Know About Seoul and Were Going to Ask Anyway

Seoul Book of Everything: Everything You Wanted to Know About Seoul and Were Going to Ask Anyway

by Tim Lehnert
     
 

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From ancient royal palaces and Korean traditional houses to all-night markets, N Seoul Tower and the club scene, no city combines the ancient and the contemporary quite like Seoul.

Local experts weigh in on one of the world's most dynamic cities. A comedian details the five things you must bring to Korea, a food writer picks five favorite restaurants, and a

Overview

From ancient royal palaces and Korean traditional houses to all-night markets, N Seoul Tower and the club scene, no city combines the ancient and the contemporary quite like Seoul.

Local experts weigh in on one of the world's most dynamic cities. A comedian details the five things you must bring to Korea, a food writer picks five favorite restaurants, and a prominent meteorologist provides the low-down on Seoul’s climate. You'll also find insider takes on local mountains and ghosts, as well as movies, tea houses, night spots, the economy, cultural treasures, essential reads, Buddhist shrines and Seoul's amazing post-War evolution.

From the DMZ, the Han River, and Cheonggyecheon Stream to navigating local dining, linguistic and cultural practices, the Seoul Book of Everything has got you covered. Capturing the essence of a futuristic metropolis that has served as Korea's capital for over 600 years, the Book of Everything is your key to Seoul's neighborhoods, green spaces and urban design, as well as its history, museums, pop culture and shopping.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780981094175
Publisher:
MacIntyrePurcell Publishing, Inc
Publication date:
04/01/2010
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

The Seoul Book of Everything is written by a team of experienced Seoul-based writers with insider knowledge of the city. Edited by Tim Lehnert, The Seoul Book of Everything features contributions from Robert Neff, Tracey Stark, Daniel Gray, Kim Young-sook, Joel Levin, Michael J. Meyers and Mary Crowe, all of them well-published experts in the field.

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