How To Travel to Babylon, Iraq

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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,…

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In Photos: Riding The Eritrean Steam Train

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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…

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Visiting Kumsusan Palace of the Sun

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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…

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A Narrow Escape From Iraq
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A Narrow Escape From Iraq

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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…

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Newspapers in North Korea

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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…

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Music in North Korea

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The Early Days of Music In North Korea Music has played a central part of North Korean life since the founding of the DPRK in 1948. Although music in North…

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Are There Any Flights To North Korea?
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Are There Any Flights To North Korea?

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Which Airlines offer Flights to North Korea It is possible to fly to North Korea. These days there are only two airlines offering flights - Air China and North Korea's…

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Is There Internet in North Korea?
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Is There Internet in North Korea?

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How does the internet in North Korea work? Contrary to popular belief, the internet does exist in North Korea but active users rank only in the hundreds in a country…

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Essential Guide to the Pyongyang Metro

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Touring the Pyongyang Metro Without doubt one of the worlds most unique & beautiful subway systems, the entire Pyongyang metro only opened up to foreigners visitors a few years ago.…

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