Seoul Book of Everything
Everything You Wanted to Know About Seoul and Were Going to Ask AnywayBook - 2010
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.