DMZ

Last weekend I went to North Korea! It was probably the coolest thing I’ve ever done. First we took a bus up from one of the military bases in Seoul

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Still looking for the beach

I was happy to be back in Erbil. The chance of being blown up was much less, but that was only part of its attraction. The people are friendly and

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North Korea Day 2

“Early up and you go early to bed, that’s the way for a little farmer boy”. Those are some words from a Danish song and that one sure goes for

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I spy North Korea

Total Distance: 0 miles / 0 kmMouse: 0,0 So…..that was intense! I’d read in a few reviews that the atmosphere at the border was supposed to be quite tense but

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Happy new year, Pyongyang!

Everybody deserves a happy lunar new year of the horse. Even one of the most suspiciously enigmatic countries in the world, namely the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (known by

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DPRK

15th December “Democratic” “People’s” Republic of Korea, or more commonly known as North Korea. This came as a bit of surprise excursion for us. Once in Dalian we noted how

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The DPRK , red flags, turning 23

What can I say about my trip to Kumgangsan? It began with me barely making it to meet the bus because of me being stupid and trying to take the

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NK

Total Distance: 0 miles / 0 kmMouse: 0,0 “… I will explain a few rules. First, no taking pictures while on bus. Second…” Our guide spoke with a degree of

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Kim Jong il Communication

The first time Kim Jong il went golfing, his first time ever picking up a golf club, he shot a world record 38 under par. He recorded 11 hole-in-ones to

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Eternal Vigilance Against Imperialist Aggressors

Within the North Korean psyche, nothing is more despised than imperialist aggressors. Those evil, external forces that threaten to usurp the Juche idea of self-reliance, and besmirch the Great Leader.

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