North Korea, Part 9: Retrospective

This entry is part 9 of 10 in the series North Korea:It’s been almost six months since visiting North Korea, and we still get questions from other travelers about it almost daily. The first question people typically ask is, “how …

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Photo Albums Added to the Site

We try to put some pictures up with each post, but for readers that aren’t following us on Facebook, you probably don’t see our full photo albums. No more! I’ve updated each country’s menu under “Countries” to include a page …

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North Korea, Part 8: The DMZ, and a Night Out at Kim Jung Un’s Amusement Park

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This entry is part 8 of 10 in the series North Korea:Our final day in Korea was spent at two very different but equally entertaining parts of the country – the Demilitarized Zone at the 38th parallel (the DMZ) and …

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North Korea, Part 7: Sara Becomes a Propaganda Prop and Other Pyongyang Adventures

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This entry is part 7 of 10 in the series North Korea:After visiting the Kumsusan Mausoleum, the rest of day two was filled with the usual parade around to various landmarks and monuments, as well as a few surprise fun …

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North Korea, Part 6: Paying our Respects to Kim Il Sung and Kim Jung Il

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This entry is part 6 of 10 in the series North Korea:After the jubilant evening at the Airang Games, we started Day 2 off on a more serious note: visiting the Kumsusan Palace of the Sun and paying tribute to the …

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North Korea, Part 5: Airang “Mass” Games

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series North Korea:The Airang Games is the most interesting event I’ve ever been to. And that’s including an Armenian wedding and the Wimbledon finals. This simply blows everything out of the …

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North Korea, Part 4: Sights and Sounds of Pyongyang

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This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series North Korea:Everyone started our first day in North Korea with uncertain expectations. The itinerary we’d been giving had already completely changed, as what’s open and what’s not open (aka what …

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North Korea, Part 10: Photos

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series North Korea:

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