What people really eat in North Korea  -   EATING OUT  -   In the capital Pyongyang, which has a population of three million, there is more food available – restaurants even – but the food scene is kept relatively quiet. Restaurants are often empty, and many people don’t eat out because it’s too expensive. Eating out is considered to be a more middle-class thing to do.

What people really eat in North Korea - EATING OUT - In the capital Pyongyang, which has a population of three million, there is more food available – restaurants even – but the food scene is kept relatively quiet. Restaurants are often empty, and many people don’t eat out because it’s too expensive. Eating out is considered to be a more middle-class thing to do.

Propaganda posters at the base of a ski slope at Masik Pass: there are only about 5,500 North Korean skiers in a country of 24 million.  Pho...

North Korea's luxury ski resort opens for business

North Korea rushes to finish lavish ski resort for Kim Jong-un, country’s other skiers

A tourist in North Korea.

A Tourist in North Korea

A tourist in North Korea.

Tourism in North Korea – North Korea Travel - Explore the great style of North Korea and its charm! Tourism in North Korea now affords a good way to discover the ethnic features of the country in a flexible and robust way.

Tourism in North Korea – North Korea Travel - Explore the great style of North Korea and its charm! Tourism in North Korea now affords a good way to discover the ethnic features of the country in a flexible and robust way.

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Probably Caused by Explosion Hits North Korea

3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Probably Caused by Explosion Hits North Korea

Visiting the border between North and South Korea is usually at the top of any Korea itinerary. But is it worth visiting?

Should I Visit the Korean DMZ

Visiting the border between North and South Korea is usually at the top of any Korea itinerary. But is it worth visiting?

Chinese Holiday Travelers Avoid South Korea and Make Thailand Leading Destination  Chinese and other young travelers are opting for experiences over buying consumer goods. Pictured is a traveler on a trip to Kanchanaburi Thailand. Happy Trip Bangkok  Skift Take: We might shy away from talking about universal trends but the Ctrip survey found that purchases of "experiences" was more popular than buying consumer goods. Sound familiar?   Dennis Schaal  Ctrip.com International Ltd. Chinas…

Chinese Holiday Travelers Avoid South Korea and Make Thailand Leading Destination Chinese and other young travelers are opting for experiences over buying consumer goods. Pictured is a traveler on a trip to Kanchanaburi Thailand. Happy Trip Bangkok Skift Take: We might shy away from talking about universal trends but the Ctrip survey found that purchases of "experiences" was more popular than buying consumer goods. Sound familiar? Dennis Schaal Ctrip.com International Ltd. Chinas…

Eastern Libya Issues Retaliatory Travel Ban Against U.S. Travelers  Old Roman ruins stand in the ancient archaeological site of Sabratha on Libya's Mediterranean coast. The ancient Roman city of Sabratha used to attract more than 20000 foreign visitors annually before the 2011 war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi. Now the temples and mosaics overlooking the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean are usually deserted. Libya Tourism  Skift Take: While we generally dislike travel bans it's better…

Eastern Libya Issues Retaliatory Travel Ban Against U.S. Travelers Old Roman ruins stand in the ancient archaeological site of Sabratha on Libya's Mediterranean coast. The ancient Roman city of Sabratha used to attract more than 20000 foreign visitors annually before the 2011 war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi. Now the temples and mosaics overlooking the turquoise waters of the Mediterranean are usually deserted. Libya Tourism Skift Take: While we generally dislike travel bans it's better…

North Korea travel guide - Wikitravel

North Korea travel guide - Wikitravel

Dear Kim, what do you do to promote tourism to North Korea?

How to holiday in North Korea. Part of our 'Hidden Countries' series.

North Korea tourism: US 'to ban Americans from visiting' https://tmbw.news/north-korea-tourism-us-to-ban-americans-from-visiting  The US is to ban its citizens from travelling to North Korea, according to two agencies that operate tours there.Koryo Tours and Young Pioneer Tours said the ban would be announced on 27 July to come into effect 30 days later.The US has not confirmed the news.Young Pioneer Tours was the agency that took US student Otto Warmbier to North Korea. He was later…

North Korea tourism: US 'to ban Americans from visiting' https://tmbw.news/north-korea-tourism-us-to-ban-americans-from-visiting The US is to ban its citizens from travelling to North Korea, according to two agencies that operate tours there.Koryo Tours and Young Pioneer Tours said the ban would be announced on 27 July to come into effect 30 days later.The US has not confirmed the news.Young Pioneer Tours was the agency that took US student Otto Warmbier to North Korea. He was later…

Inside Mount Kumgang Resort, North Korea’s Largely Abandoned Resort

Inside Mount Kumgang Resort, North Korea’s Largely Abandoned Resort

Although chandeliers still drip from the ceilings, once North Korea banned South Korean tourism, the famed Mount Kumgang Resort became a ghost town.

Trump Tells Guam Governor Nuclear Tensions Will Mean More Tourism North Korea threatened to fire missiles near Guam. Trump says the publicity will bring tourists.  8.12.17

Trump Tells Guam Governor Nuclear Tensions Will Mean More Tourism

Trump Tells Guam Governor Nuclear Tensions Will Mean More Tourism North Korea threatened to fire missiles near Guam. Trump says the publicity will bring tourists. 8.12.17

Greetings from North Korea

In an effort to bolster its dismal economy, North Korea has recently eased its travel restrictions and edged open its gates to curious travelers. What should you expect in such a secretive destination?

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