Can you drink alcohol in North Korea?
Mosaic murals of the North Korean leaders

Can you drink alcohol in North Korea?

Alcohol in North Korea North Korea's strict government control & isolation makes it seem like many things are in short supply.  Especially items considered "luxury". So what about getting alcohol…

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Is There a Homestay in North Korea?
Well preserved Kaesong old center, North Korea

Is There a Homestay in North Korea?

How to do a Homestay in North Korea. The idea of staying with a local family in a foreign place has a become regular and popular worldwide travel trend for…

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Can I travel to Turkmenistan?
Turkmenbashi Mosque

Can I travel to Turkmenistan?

If you’ve heard of the Central Asian country of Turkmenistan, then you probably also know that it is notorious for having a difficult-to-obtain visa and that tourists are routinely rejected…

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Can I Travel to Eritrea?

Who can travel to Eritrea? Often called the ‘North Korea of Africa’, this reductive sobriquet fails to do justice to the former Italian colony of Eritrea, one of the Horn…

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7 best things to do in North Korea

Highlights of taking a tour in North Korea North Korea is a very under-visited country – so much so that many people are not even aware that you can actually…

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Can I Travel to Syria?

Is it even possible to travel to Syria? There are a lot of things to think about when considering a tour to Syria – from a purely logistical point of…

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Travel to Socotra

Can I travel to Socotra? The Yemeni island of Socotra has been described as the “most alien-looking place on earth”. It’s certainly not an unwarranted description. From its crystal-clear waters…

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Top 8 Things to do in Turkmenistan
Traffic jam

Top 8 Things to do in Turkmenistan

Travelling to Central Asia? Make sure to add these to your Turkmenistan travel list. At once Immediately recognizable as Central Asian and yet worlds apart from its neighbouring ‘Stans, Turkmenistan…

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Can I travel to Somaliland?
Camel herder, Somaliland

Can I travel to Somaliland?

‘Somaliland’ is a country that few have heard of, and even fewer recognise as an actual country. Functionally independent from its parent state of Somalia since 1991, Somaliland has nevertheless…

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Can you Travel to North Korea?
Korean tour guides atop mount Paektu

Can you Travel to North Korea?

For many, a North Korea tour really does represent the final frontier in terms of extreme travel. It’s an isolated and reclusive country, and a great deal of what you…

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