Guide to backpacking in South Korea, with travellers information on the Republic, Seoul, Naktong river, Pusan, Kyongju, Yellow
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Guide to backpacking in South Korea, with travellers information on the Republic, Seoul, Naktong river, Pusan, Kyongju, Yellow
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Guide to backpacking in South Korea, with travellers information on the Republic, Seoul, Naktong river, Pusan, Kyongju, Yellow
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A comprehensive Embassy register including border-crossing requirements.

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Guide to backpacking in South Korea, with travellers information on the Republic, Seoul, Naktong river, Pusan, Kyongju, Yellow
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Ambulance, Fire and Police numbers are listed. Marine, Mountain and Consulate (24Hr) Emergency numbers to follow, where applicable.

Guide to backpacking in South Korea, with travellers information on the Republic, Seoul, Naktong river, Pusan, Kyongju, Yellow
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This section will help you assess the potential risks and plan the precautions you need to take both before you go and once you are away.

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Guide to backpacking in South Korea, with travellers information on the Republic, Seoul, Naktong river, Pusan, Kyongju, Yellow
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bakpaka is in the process of researching accessibility for ALL travellers worldwide.

The information being collated reflects the standards and facilities available concerning transport, accommodation, places of interest, leisure pursuits and communication.

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Guide to backpacking in South Korea, with travellers information on the Republic, Seoul, Naktong river, Pusan, Kyongju, Yellow
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General and country specific tips for backpackers, including things to do and see. We are looking for your input, so email tips & anecdotes letting your fellow backpackers and us know what's happening out there!!!

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Responsible travel to natural areas, which conserves the enviroment and sustains the livelihood of local people.

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Guide to backpacking in South Korea, with travellers information on the Republic, Seoul, Naktong river, Pusan, Kyongju, Yellow
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This section will develop into a comprehensive guide to current weather and seasonal trends experienced in this country, and advise on weather related issues affecting places of interest.

Current regional conditions and forecasts:
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Guide to backpacking in South Korea, with travellers information on the Republic, Seoul, Naktong river, Pusan, Kyongju, Yellow
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bakpaka is compiling a hostel and budget accommodation guide to suit your needs. In the meantime why not check out the worldwide accommodation options below and through our travel link

The booking system operated by The International Youth Hostel Federation:
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The 4anything guide to hostels:
Worldwide Accommodations

The world's leading independent backpacker accommodation network at: Backpackers Resorts

A comprehensive Cyber Café register is currently under construction.

The most comprehensive guide on the net:
Cyber Cafes

Here's a selection operating in this country:

    Barrnet
    First Floor, Sukjeon Building,
    364-31, Seokyo-Dong,
    Mapo-Gu, Seoul 120-121,
    Korea.
    Tel: 82 2 3141 5566
    Fax: 82 2 322 4197
    Email: wscho@venus.iteg.co.kr
    Cost/Hour: 1500 Won (first 30 minutes),
    (1000 per additional 30 minutes)
    Hours: 10:00-24:00 (Mon-Sat)

    Forest Internet Cafe
    Woojung Building, Third Floor,
    8-1, Myungryun 2 Ga,
    Chongro-Ku, Seoul,
    Korea.
    Tel: 82 2 765 4588
    Email: forest@forest.co.kr
    Cost/Hour: 3000 Won (first 30 minutes),
    (1000 per additional 30 minutes)
    Hours: 10:00-23:50 (Mon-Sun)

    Kinko's, Inc.
    Saemyung Building,
    945-2 Daechi-Dong,
    Kangnam-Gu Seoul 135-280,
    Korea.
    Tel: 82 2 566 4491
    Fax: 82 2 566 3664

    Kinko's, Inc.
    Iii Kwang Building,
    1656-2 Seocho-Dong,
    Seocho-Gu,
    Seoul 137-070,
    Korea.
    Tel: 82 2 3474 3780
    Fax: 82 2 3474 3785
Guide to backpacking in South Korea, with travellers information on the Republic, Seoul, Naktong river, Pusan, Kyongju, Yellow
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bakpaka is in the process of building a Travel Information Centre. In the meantime updated travel advice can be found at the following addresses:

Although this information can sometimes be specific, the majority will be of use to all nationalities travelling abroad.

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