Why You Should Tour North Korea
Students walking to university in Pyongyang, North Korea.

Why You Should Tour North Korea

  • Post published:September 24, 2020
  • Post category:North Korea
  • Reading time:2 mins read

How to take a tour in North Korea There are plenty of known reasons why you should not tour North Korea, but let's look at the main reasons why you…

Continue Reading Why You Should Tour North Korea

What is a Pig Mumu?

  • Post published:September 8, 2020
  • Post category:Papua New Guinea
  • Reading time:3 mins read

Sampling A Traditional Pig Mumu Feast If you make it to the highlands of Papua New Guinea, make sure to get yourself to any village. If you're lucky, the locals…

Continue Reading What is a Pig Mumu?

In Photos: The Karakoram Highway in Pakistan

  • Post published:August 26, 2020
  • Post category:Pakistan
  • Reading time:5 mins read

Driving the Karakoram Highway in Pakistan Commonly labelled as "the 8th wonder of the world", The Karakoram Highway is truly one of the world's great road trips.In September 2018, this…

Continue Reading In Photos: The Karakoram Highway in Pakistan

How To Travel to Babylon, Iraq

  • Post published:August 24, 2020
  • Post category:Iraq
  • Reading time:4 mins read

What is Babylon, Iraq? Babylon was once one of the most important cities in the ancient world. It served as the capital city of Babylonia, a kingdom in ancient Mesopotamia,…

Continue Reading How To Travel to Babylon, Iraq

In Photos: Riding The Eritrean Steam Train

  • Post published:August 20, 2020
  • Post category:Africa
  • Reading time:4 mins read

The Birth of the Eritrean Steam Train The East African nation of Eritrea was once the jewel in the crown of the Italian Empire. The Italians left a huge mark…

Continue Reading In Photos: Riding The Eritrean Steam Train

Visiting Kumsusan Palace of the Sun

  • Post published:August 13, 2020
  • Post category:North Korea
  • Reading time:5 mins read

What is the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun? Simply put, this is the most sacred place in North Korea. It serves as the resting place for the country's two eternal…

Continue Reading Visiting Kumsusan Palace of the Sun
A Narrow Escape From Iraq
Kurdish Peshmerga Soldiers

A Narrow Escape From Iraq

  • Post published:August 11, 2020
  • Post category:Iraq
  • Reading time:5 mins read

Rocky Road Travel Founder Shane tells the story of that time he was forced to go on the run in Northern Iraq. How to Dodge an Invading Army “The Iraqi…

Continue Reading A Narrow Escape From Iraq

Newspapers in North Korea

  • Post published:August 6, 2020
  • Post category:North Korea
  • Reading time:4 mins read

What are the major newspapers in North Korea? By most accounts there are 12 major newspapers in North Korea. The Rodong Sinmun is by far the biggest publication and as…

Continue Reading Newspapers in North Korea