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Information about South Korea
The official Korea Tourism Organization website. Browse this site to learn about popular destinations in different regions of the country and different activities you can participate in.
NY Times' South Korea Travel Guide
The New York Times' travel guide for sightseeing in South Korea. Find information on various cities and local attractions.
South Korea Travel & Culture Guides
Frommer's South Korea by
Available as an eBook by clicking the title link above.
Frommer's South Korea gives you the complete overview of insider knowledge on where and what to visit in this stunningly beautiful country, all in meticulous detail to point you toward the best that it has to offer. Packed with detailed, outspoken and honest reviews, this guide gives you the lowdown on what's worth your time and what's not, providing extensive listings of accommodation, attractions and restaurants around South Korea's cities and towns whatever your budget.
Note: These books are available for you to use before leaving the U--please do not take library books with you on your learning abroad trip. eBooks can be accessed online while on your trip.
Culture Smart! Korea by
General Collection, Level 2: DS904 .H628 2012
Avoid being offended, or worse offending Korea locals-- instead familiarize yourself with local customs and cultures by reading Culture Smart! Korea. This handy, pocket-sized book will help you to ease your way into a different culture.
Lonely Planet Korea by
ARC- Click the above link to request this book. Log in to your account and request the book; you will receive an email when it's ready to be picked up at the Reserve Desk.
From teeming Seoul in its mountain cradle to remote offshore islands and secluded monasteries, this comprehensive guide will help people discover this land of dramatic beauty.
Livemocha is a free online language learning resource that can help you brush up on your foreign language skills before traveling abroad. This resource combines traditional language learning methods, online practice, and interaction with native language speakers from around the world. Click here to sign up for a free account.
Seoul Sunrise Panorama, South Korea
by slack12 / available on Flickr
Programs in South Korea
Some of the learning abroad programs in South Korea currently offered. Check the Learning Abroad website for a complete list.