The books I ordered from Seoul Selection finally arrived!
I was totally stoked about this. It was actually quite a mix of panic and excitement because I will be flying to Manila this weekend and if this package does not arrive before I go, there’ll be no one at home to receive it. Good thing, I can track my order! (Review and some tips for Seoul Selection at the end of this post)
Last night, I tried to call the EMS office here in Hanoi but the operator hung up when I asked if they can speak English. So this morning, I emailed Seoul Selection to get the tracking number, called the EMS office again and finally got to talk to someone who speaks English. They gave me the contact number of the office responsible for the delivery of my package to my house and when I called, the kind lady said she’ll have my package delivered ASAP tomorrow after she checks it for some customs thing.
I was expecting it to arrive tomorrow but it actually arrived this afternoon! Yay!
So here they are!
The Yonsei Korean books are bigger than what I expected. And quite heavy, too. LOL But they’re so pretty and glossy! haha. Browsed each of ’em a little and I’m totally satisfied. Can’t wait to embark my 3rd year in learning Korean with this books as my companions. ㅋㅋㅋ
Like what I’ve discussed with my friend before, Yonsei 2 is more of the basics and though I’m past this level, I decided to include it since I really want to brush up on my Korean foundations. It’s totally no use to go on without totally building up strong foundations on the language.
Anyway, will write another post for the book reviews!
Seoul Selection Review (this is only based on my experience with SS):
- prompt email response (they really do reply to any queries)
- relatively cheap shipping cost compared to others
- accurate number of days for delivery as indicated in their site (mine was 2-4 days)
- visually, I like their website, it’s clean and and easy to navigate
Areas for Improvement:
- FAQs/Help page on their website
- If you chose the delivery which you can track, you might want to email/ask Seoul Selection for the tracking number.
And oh, I got some freebies from Seoul Selection. Awesome!