Top 5 things to do in Nampo
The Chollima Steelworks near Nampo, North Korea.

Top 5 things to do in Nampo

  • Post published:May 2, 2020
  • Post category:North Korea
  • Reading time:3 mins read

Visit Nampo City Too often, ‘North Korea’ gets reduced to its capital and #1 tourist destination, Pyongyang – and it’s not hard to see why. The DPRK’s most iconic landmarks…

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Can You Take Photos in North Korea?
Locals on Nampo Beach

Can You Take Photos in North Korea?

  • Post published:April 27, 2020
  • Post category:North Korea
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Can I take Photos in North Korea? In short: Absolutely! The long version, yes but it’s complicated...North Korea has many reputations and stereotypes that precede it.  In recent years however…

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Is Afghanistan Safe to Travel?

  • Post published:April 21, 2020
  • Post category:Travel
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Pre - Revolution & Invasion Afghanistan was not always a place so associated with war and strife. In a world of pre- revolution Iran and pre - Soviet invasion Afghanistan,…

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How do you get to Iraq?
Southern Iraq tour group

How do you get to Iraq?

  • Post published:April 10, 2020
  • Post category:Iraq
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Travel to Iraq Iraq has long been off the tourist radar. Since the fall is ISIS in the region however, things are starting to change. More and more people are…

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Can You Drink Alcohol in North Korea?
Mosaic murals of the North Korean leaders

Can You Drink Alcohol in North Korea?

  • Post published:April 1, 2020
  • Post category:North Korea
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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?

  • Post published:March 23, 2020
  • Post category:North Korea
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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?

  • Post published:March 13, 2020
  • Post category:Turkmenistan
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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?

  • Post published:March 8, 2020
  • Post category:Africa
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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

  • Post published:March 4, 2020
  • Post category:North Korea
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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?

  • Post published:February 28, 2020
  • Post category:Syria
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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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