Is Air Koryo Really a 1 Star Airline?

  • Post published:July 21, 2020
  • Post category:North Korea
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Rating North Korea's Air Koryo North Korea's flag carrier Air Koryo was for years listed by Skytrax as the world's only 1 star airline. It's no longer even rated but…

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North Korean Cars

  • Post published:July 18, 2020
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A Quick History of North Korean Cars North Korea began to produce cars in 1958, not long after the Korean War ended. North Korean cars soon outnumbered their South Korean…

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Football in North Korea

  • Post published:July 14, 2020
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History of Football in North Korea As the most popular sport in the country, football in North Korea has a long and proud history. It's governing body - the KFA,…

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North Korean DMZ – A Day Trip

  • Post published:July 9, 2020
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What is the North Korean DMZ? The DMZ is a strip of land 4km wide running 250km across the middle of the Korean peninsula. It was established after the armistice…

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The Importance of Pyongyang, North Korea
Pyongyang skyline

The Importance of Pyongyang, North Korea

  • Post published:July 6, 2020
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The Story of Pyongyang Pyongyang is central to the North Korean system. The country's largest and more important city is deemed the heart of the Korean people and its revolution.…

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Korea International Travel Company

  • Post published:July 1, 2020
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What is the Korea International Travel Company? The Korea International Travel Company (KITC) is the biggest and oldest travel company in North Korea. Founded on August 24, 1953, the company…

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Is There a Coffee Culture in North Korea?

  • Post published:June 30, 2020
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Coffee in North Korea For centuries tea has been the drink of choice. Some traditional teas are believed to alleviate fevers, joint pain & improve vision. Others like ginseng tea…

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The North Korean Language
Visiting a school in North Korea

The North Korean Language

  • Post published:June 29, 2020
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North Korean Language vs South Korean North & South Korea do share a common language - Korean, but after more than 70 years of separation, the language in the two…

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Agriculture in North Korea

  • Post published:June 27, 2020
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How does farming & agriculture in North Korea work? Only about 17% of North Korea's rugged mountainous terrain is suitable for agriculture. Cultivation is mainly centered around the western flat…

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Inside Pyongyang Zoo

  • Post published:June 24, 2020
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Pyongyang Zoo in Pictures Pyongyang zoo, or the Korea Central Zoo as it officially known, is North Korea's national zoo. DPRK founder Kim Il Sung ordered its construction in 1959…

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