Launch of new Travel Guide for the Baltic States on the occasion of the centennial celebrations in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia

11.01.2018. 02:53
Launch of new Travel Guide for the Baltic States on the occasion of the centennial celebrations in Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia

On January 25th, the Latvian Embassy in Seoul will host a presentation of a recently published Baltic guidebook in Korean, "Let's Travel to the Baltic States", in which its author, Jinseok Seo, professor of Asian studies at the University of Latvia, and the publishing company, CAMEL BOOKS, will present the new book to journalists and representatives of the tourism industry and talk about things to do and what to know when traveling to the Baltic States.

Thanks to author’s wealth of experience  in the Baltic region, Professor Jinseok Seo has been able to provide in-depth information on the three Baltic countries that will be of great benefit to each and every Korean traveler. The book includes information on travel planning, transportation, tourist attractions and lodging, as well as many hidden treasures of the Baltics that are not found in other European countries. Also, those who are travelling to the Baltic States not only for the sake of tourism and recreation, will find valuable tips and ideas to enhance their trips as well.

In particular, this year, when the three Baltic States celebrate their centenary, the book will provide excellent assistance to travel to Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia. The book is part of the Latvian Centennial Program and has been developed in cooperation with the Embassy of Latvia in Korea. It contains a preface by Peteris Vaivars, the Ambassador of the Republic of Latvia to the Republic of Korea, who welcomes the advent of this excellent new source of information on the Baltic States. The guide is available in major bookstores throughout Korea, and can be purchased online.

Representatives of the Korean media and tourism industry are cordially invited to attend the opening event. To register for the event, please send a request by e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by 20 January 2018.

The title of the book in Korean is: 발트3국 여행하기

ISBN 978-89-98599-39-3 (13980)

Bon Voyage!

Press Contacts:

Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in the Republic of Korea
Address: 29, Hannam-daero 36-gil, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, 04417, Republic of Korea
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