Today, April 15, 2022, is a massive day in North Korea, marking the 110th birthday anniversary of President Kim Il Sung. Known locally as ‘Day of the Sun’ it’s a big celebration annually, but jubilee dates like this are a [...]
October 10 is an important date in North Korea, marking the anniversary of the founding of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) back in 1945. The day is known as Party Foundation Day. [...]
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 [...]
July 27th is known as Victory Day in North Korea, and this year marks 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 and South [...]
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 [...]