Every year, thousands of North Koreans come to the streets to celebrate the New Year, not only once, but 3 times in one year. They recognize the Western (Gregorian) New Year, the Asian (Lunar) New Year, and the Juche New [...]
Today, the U.S. expanded sanctions on North Korea to include Air Koryo, the national carrier of DPRK. Under Executive Order (E.O.) 13722, the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) designated Air Koryo. Below is a quick FAQ [...]
Beer is quite possibly the oldest beverage in the world, other than water of course. Some studies show that humans have been enjoying it since 9500 BC. It is popular worldwide, especially on the Korean peninsula. South Korea is the [...]
WHAT IS A CHINESE TOURIST VISA?
A tourist (Type L) visa will allow you to travel throughout most of China as a tourist for as long as the visa remains valid. It of course also allows you to transit through [...]
In light of the recent news of the alleged test of a nuclear bomb by the DPRK government, Snowboarder magazine and its group of professional snowboarders have made a last-minute decision to not participate in the trip to the Masik [...]
December 4, 2015
Terje Håkonsen, Dan Liedahl and Mike Ravelson will be the first professional snowboarders to visit the Masik Pass ski resort in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (or the “DPRK,” the official country name of North Korea). [...]