In Pictures – North Korean Mass Games
President Kim Il Sung displayed during the mass games in Pyongyang.

In Pictures – North Korean Mass Games

Just what are the North Korean Mass Games? Quite simply the largest human group performance on earth. This year's show entitled “Land of the People” will feature up to 100,000…

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What is a North Korean Mass Dance?
Summer Mass Dance

What is a North Korean Mass Dance?

If you find yourself in North Korea on one of the many national holidays, chances are you’ll end up at a mass dance. But what are these wonderfully colorful &…

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Wonsan in the Summer
On the pier at Wonsan Beach

Wonsan in the Summer

Wonsan - North Korea's Summer playground.No Summer visit to North Korea is complete without a visit to Wonsan; the country's beautiful seaside resort city.Situated on the East coast, about 5…

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5 Must See Places In Chernobyl

Tour the Chernobyl Exclusion ZoneChernobyl needs no introduction. This isn't a history of the disaster but merely a guide on some of the most eerie and fascinating places left in…

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Top 5 Tips For Flying Long Haul

As a tour manager for Rocky Road Travel, I spend a good few of my precious hours each year in the sky. While not quite having the means to fly…

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Why you should visit a North Korean beach
Bathers on Wonsan beach

Why you should visit a North Korean beach

North Korea’s best attraction? It’s beaches.To think of North Korea might conjure up images of rockets launching and soldiers goose-stepping. No doubt these are accurate images and ones Pyongyang loves…

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Mount Hagen Festival – Top 6 Tips
The Mount Hagen Festival

Mount Hagen Festival – Top 6 Tips

Heading to Papua New Guinea this August for the Mt Hagen festival? Here are a few tips on what to do and what to expect. Go early! Get the two…

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Can You Play Golf In North Korea?
Teeing off with two caddies at Pyongyang Golf Club, North Korea

Can You Play Golf In North Korea?

Pyongyang Golf Club The life of a North Korean tour leader is a strange yet very busy existence. It is a pretty rare occurrence to have a day off while…

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How To Get An Iraqi Visa?
Kids at a Yazidi refugee camp in Iraq

How To Get An Iraqi Visa?

Step By Step ProcessThe good news is that it’s easier than you think. The bad news? You have to join a group tour. (Don’t worry, you’ve got Rocky Road. That’s…

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