The gist of this myth, appearing often in online discussions about North Korean tourism, is that every traveler visiting North Korea must be on the same [...]
Understanding Victory Day
July 27th is known as Victory Day in North Korea, this year marking the 67th anniversary of the Korean Armistice Agreement which ceased the hostilities of the Korean War. While the armistice ended the armed aggression between North [...]
If you thought it was 2020, think again! In North Korea, the year system is different from what you may be used to. North Korea implement their own calendar named the Juche calendar. We explain it below! [...]
The 105-story Ryugyong Hotel in Pyongyang is North Korea’s tallest building (330m/1080ft), and a marvel of the capital’s progressively modern skyline. Ryugyong means ‘capital of willows’.
Construction began on the Ryugyong Hotel back in 1987, and as of 2020 it [...]
Great news! We’ve been notified that the annual Mangyongdae Prize International Marathon (Pyongyang Marathon) is expected to be held on Sunday, April 11, 2021.
Contrary to popular belief, taking photos in North Korea is allowed and you’ll have plenty of opportunities during your tour with us. Photography freedom is less restrictive than most travellers expect. However, there are photography guidelines that must strictly be [...]