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Seeing Beyond Seoul: Travels in South Korea

Jennifer Barclay, author of Meeting Mr Kim: Or How I Went to Korea and Learned to Love Kimchi, will be talking about some of her travels at the Korean Cultural Centre this month.

Jennifer is a contributor to London Korean Links, and there should be several other LKL contributors present in the audience as well. Why not come along and meet some of the people behind LKL?

Wednesday, 23rd June 2010 6.30pm
The Korean Cultural Centre UK
To book your place email to [email protected]
or call +44(0)20 7004 2600

About the Talk
Jennifer Barclay first went to Korea in 2000 knowing next to nothing about the country, and spent three exhilarating months travelling around independently, finding a land of rich tradition and spirituality but also good humour, natural beauty and welcoming people proud of their heritage. She talks about the joys of travelling in country that remains mysterious to many westerners, how it can be a truly rewarding travel experience – and why she is still researching and writing about the country ten years later.

About the speaker
Jennifer has appeared on national radio in the UK and Australia and Korean television to talk about her book Meeting Mr Kim: Or How I Went to Korea and Learned to Love Kimchi. Having lived in Greece, Canada and France, she is co-editor of AWOL: Tales for Travel-Inspired Minds and works as a travel writer and publisher in the UK. She gives regular talks about Korea and runs the blog CoolstuffKorea on Facebook and Twitter, as well as her own website:

Quiz Quiz!
The Korea Tourism Organisation has kindly donated a selection of prizes for a raffle after the talk.

Refreshments will be served before and after the talk in the Reception area.


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