April 15th saw North Korea commemorate its most important calendar anniversary, that is "The Day of the Sun" the birthday of the country's founding President Kim Il Sung. Visit North Korea were glad to be able to send a delegation to this unique event to witness the unique scenes and celebrations, ... » Learn More about Testimonial: Carsten From Germany witnesses North Korea’s Day of the Sun
April 15th is a special day in North Korea. It is what is known as the "Day of the Sun" that is the birthday of the country's first leader, Kim Il Sung. The day of the sun marks a new year in the DPRK Juche Calendar. With Kim Il Sung having been board on April 15th, 1912, it is thus now Juche 109. ... » Learn More about What is North Korea’s Day of the Sun?
Most focus on travel to North Korea inevitably revolves around two cities: Pyongyang and Kaesong. This is probably because the staple North Korea tours revolve around visiting those locations, home of course to all of the country's primary tourist destinations. We are always hearing about the ... » Learn More about Sinuiju: Exploring North Korea’s Border City
One of the biggest questions we get asked is: Is North Korea Communist? in theory, it should be a straightforwards answer. Most casual observers assume the answer is a straightfoward yes: simply because the DPRK was founded by the influence of the USSR in the aftermath of World War II and ... » Learn More about Is North Korea Communist?
With North Korea's famous mass games on the horizon for September and October 2019, you might be wondering a bit about where they are being hosted. Plenty of our posts have talked about the "Rungrado May Day Stadium" as the venue. Similarly, we have also described it as the largest all-seater ... » Learn More about The Rungrado May Day Stadium: The World’s Largest Sporting Arena