Korea - Understand Korea & Survival Guide (PDF Chapter)

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This chapter contains the Korea Today, History, The Korean People, In the Korean Kitchen, Arts & Architecture, The Natural Environment, Directory A–Z, Transport, and Language chapters from Lonely Planet’s Korea guidebook.

All the info you need on everything from history, the arts scene, environment and wildlife to flights, public transport, climate, money, the internet... you name it. Get tips for gay and lesbian travellers, travellers with disabilities, and travellers with kids. And get the most out of your conversations with a handy language guide and glossary.

  • a rundown on Korean people and culture
  • info on the music sensations of K-Pop and K-Indie
  • full coverage of Korean food and drink specialities with a handy food glossary
  • details on national parks and environmental issues

Coverage includes: Korea Today, History – from the first Korean to the rule of Kim Jong-un, The Korean People: the Main Belief Systems, Competitive Lives, Korea’s Sporting Culture, Contemporary and Traditional Culture and Multiculturalism, In the Korean Kitchen: Restaurant Types and Typical Dishes, Drinks, Vegetarians and Vegans, Dining & Drinking Etiquette and Food Glossary, Arts & Architecture: Traditional Visual Arts, Modern & Contemporary Visual Art, Performing Arts, Music, Cinema, Literature, Temples & Palaces, Postwar and Contemporary Architecture, The Natural Environment: Animals, Plants, National Parks and Provinces and Environmental Issues, Directory A–Z, Transport and Language.

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