Whilst it s common for visitors to North Korea to take a boat ride along the Yalu River, which separates China from its neighbour, one summer when on one of these rides I would experience an unprecedented encounter with locals which would reveal telling truth about the quality of life in ... » Learn More about Tales of the DPRK: Feeding Hungry Soldiers on the Yalu River
Previously on Tales from the DPRK: An evening on the train with a North Korean delegation. The newest account in the series "Tales of the DPRK"- poses to even more remarkable than the first. This is certainly what it says on the tin, a story of a Skype Conversation I once had ... » Learn More about Tales from the DPRK: My skype conversation with a North Korean
Many people believe that all interactions and social engagements with North Koreans are at best, superficial. Whilst undoubtedly the political context of the country does curb some of the opportunities for locals to engage with others, critics of travel to the country go further by arguing all ... » Learn More about Tales from the DPRK: A evening on the train with a North Korean delegation
Today's internet is flooded with memes. Given ideas and set jokes have evolved and developed over the years to develop a near universal popular culture which millions have been able to find amusement in. As social media has propelled them to even greater extents, their value as tools of marketing ... » Learn More about Top North Korea memes: Our best selection!
Our 2019 Kim Chol Ju University program offers you the exciting opportunity to spend a month Korean at a real Pyongyang University. But, before deciding to join yourself you might be wondering how the experience went for those who joined our 2018 program! Yvan from Brazil was happy to share his ... » Learn More about Testimonial: Yvan from Brazil shares his experience of studying in North Korea