First Impressions of North Korea

From a long time observer, first time visitor. Here's a few of my first impressions of North Korea.Openness with photography. One of the great misconceptions associated with North Korea is…

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In Pictures – North Korean Mass Games
President Kim Il Sung displayed during the mass games in Pyongyang.

In Pictures – North Korean Mass Games

Just what are the North Korean Mass Games? Quite simply the largest human group performance on earth.This year's show entitled “Land of the People” will feature up to 100,000 performers…

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What is a North Korean Mass Dance?
Summer Mass Dance

What is a North Korean Mass Dance?

If you find yourself in North Korea on one of the many national holidays, chances are you’ll end up at a mass dance. But what are these wonderfully colorful &…

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Wonsan in the Summer
On the pier at Wonsan Beach

Wonsan in the Summer

Wonsan - North Korea's Summer playground.No Summer visit to North Korea is complete without a visit to Wonsan; the country's beautiful seaside resort city.Situated on the East coast, about 5…

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Why you should visit a North Korean beach
Bathers on Wonsan beach

Why you should visit a North Korean beach

Is it possible to visit a North Korean beach? To think of North Korea might conjure up images of rockets launching and soldiers goose-stepping. No doubt these are accurate images…

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Can You Play Golf In North Korea?
Teeing off with two caddies at Pyongyang Golf Club, North Korea

Can You Play Golf In North Korea?

What? Golf in North Korea?! The life of a North Korean tour leader is a strange yet very busy existence. It is a pretty rare occurrence to have a day…

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Pyongyang Marathon – The Best Way To See Pyongyang
Pyongyang Marathon interaction.

Pyongyang Marathon – The Best Way To See Pyongyang

The Pyongyang marathon race route. The Pyongyang Marathon is now in its 6th year as an international event. It’s truly the best way to see the North Korean capital. Picture…

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The Train to North Korea
On the train arriving into Pyongyang, North Korea.

The Train to North Korea

Beijing to Pyongyang - A journey on the train to North Korea Before any journey to North Korea, each visitor must decide whether to hop on a simple 90 minute…

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Munsu Water Park
Family at Munsu Water Park

Munsu Water Park

Visiting Munsu Water Park - Pyongyang's Premier Leisure Centre Situated within a stone’s throw of the foreign embassy compound and Mayday Stadium shows the importance of this place. This is…

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