Friday 25 April 2008

Korea calling Travelling Gourmets, Shopaholics and Cultural Heritage Fans

Travelling gourmets, shopaholics and Korean cultural heritage fans can
learn how to best enjoy the country through new publications recently
released by Korea Tourism Organization.

Korean cuisine has been named in a recent survey as the number one
reason for foreign visitors to travel to Korea. A new brochure –
Great Tastes of Korea is a restaurant guide to the best restaurants in
the country. Together with the Wonderful World of Korean Food which
introduces Korean cuisine in detail with recipes for the national dish
kimchi and much more, these two guides are a very helpful for
travelling gourmets.

Shopping is very high on the list of priorities for many visitors to
Korea. The Korea Shopping Guide will help visitors to decide the best
shopping districts, and where to shop all day and all night if they
wish. Bargains abound in high fashion and ready made clothing, sports
goods, electronics, leather jackets and handbags, fashion jewellery,
beautiful arts and crafts, Korean traditional furniture and unique
souvenirs. From fashion designer shopping streets to traditional
markets to Techno Electronics Mart Korea is a shopper's paradise.

For cultural heritage enthusiasts to Korea the brochure UNESCO World
Heritages in Korea details the great number of sights included on the
UNESCO World Heritage List.

From megalithic ruins and ancient tombs to grand palaces and secluded
temples, a great number of sights and time-honoured traditions of
Korea have been designated as World Heritages. Also included are Korea
World Natural Heritages like the Lava Caves of Jeju Island off the
south coast of Korea. Over 120 lava caves are scattered around Jeju
Island, the maze of caves forms a 4,480 metre chain of caverns beneath
the island.

Contact Korea Tourism Organization Sydney office to request any the listed brochures.
Email: or Phone: 02)9252-4147/8

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