What is Party Foundation Day?
Mass dance at the Party Foundation Monument, Pyongyang, North Korea.

What is Party Foundation Day?

What party? Where?! In North Korea Party Foundation Day marks the 10th of October 1945 meeting of the "Central Organizing Committee of the Communist Party of North Korea". This is…

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What is Liberation Day?
Mass Dance at the Arch of Triump, Pyongyang, North Korea.

What is Liberation Day?

More specifically, what is Liberation Day in North Korea? The national Liberation of Korea is annually celebrated on August 15 in both South and North Korea. It is the only…

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How to visit North Korea
Typical North Korea Tourist Card

How to visit North Korea

You travelled to North Korea?! I thought it was impossible!A common reaction upon hearing about someone's travels in the hermit Kingdom. But is it actually difficult to go there? Just…

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North Korean Independent travel. Is it possible?

The short answer: Yes and no. Not very helpful so you’ll have to read the long answer! The long answer: North Korea famously does not allow completely independent travel without…

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First Impressions of North Korea

From a long time observer, first time visitor. Here's a few of my first impressions of North Korea.Openness with photography. One of the great misconceptions associated with North Korea is…

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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 performers for…

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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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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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