Please keep in mind that this video is about my own personal experiences in North Korea, so please take what I say with a grain of salt. I am well aware that all tours to the DPRK are organized and preplanned, and what I saw was a skewed perspective a small fraction of the realities that may exist behind closed doors. Many of you know my deep love and appreciation with Korea, as I lived and taught English in Seoul 18 months. I can speak Korean conversationally, so I used my ability to meet eye to eye with as many locals as I could and have conversations with them. Most people I came across were friendly and kind-hearted, even after telling them I was American.
Photos Inside North Korea - Part 2 - Earth Nutshell
This article is from the archive of our partner. Koryo Tours, a Chinese company that brings foreigners into North Korea, is ready to capitalize on a male population eager to visit the region: self-professed pickup artists. Can you "hook up with a local girl" on your tour? The short answer is no, of course not. But that won't stop PUAs from trying — getting one's "NK flag" having sex with a North Korean woman is considered to be the highest level of accomplishment in the "game. PUAs are willing to spend lots of money on what they call "love tourism.
It is on the Taedong River in the southwest of the country. Pyongyang is the capital city of North Korea, as well as its "showcase city" where people have a markedly higher standard of living than elsewhere in the country. Many of the nation's tourist attractions can be found here and will likely form part of most travel itineraries to North Korea. Largely destroyed during the Korean War in , it was rebuilt to be a model city to boost morale in North Korea. The Russian-style architecture features wide boulevards and lots of green space and decoration.
SEOUL - With its latest test Wednesday, North Korea has now launched seven ballistic missiles over the past three months, after having refrained from such launches for a year and a half. By firing missiles into the ocean, North Korea is expressing its anger at upcoming U. But the missile tests have more than symbolic importance. North Korea appears to be perfecting a new short-range missile that represents a unique threat to U. Though the latest launch is still being analyzed, South Korean officials say the North appears to have tested some version of the same weapon each time: a modified version of a Russian-developed Iskander missile.