DMZ Tour and Panmunjom, North Korea

DMZ Tour and Panmunjom, North Korea

THE DEMILITARIZED ZONE (DMZ TOUR) The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) is a heavily fortified buffer zone that separates North Korea and South Korea. The 4km wide DMZ stretches 250km (160miles) across the Korean peninsula and was created in 1953 during the armistice after the...
Dandong, where China meets North Korea

Dandong, where China meets North Korea

Dandong is a thriving “seaside” town on the Yalu River in China, not far from the Gulf of Korea. It reminds me a little of Southend or Eastbourne in England with its long stretch of promenade against a backdrop of restaurants and tourist shops. But what makes Dandong...
My North Korea Tour to Sinuiju (DPRK)

My North Korea Tour to Sinuiju (DPRK)

What’s it like to go on a North Korea Tour? Keep reading to find out about the North Korean city of Sinuiju! The day had finally arrived for me to visit North Korea. I awoke early and left my hostel in Dandong to meet a representative from the tour group who had...
North Korea Landmarks, Pyongyang

North Korea Landmarks, Pyongyang

About the landmarks in North Korea Pyongyang is the capital of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, also known as North Korea. The city is home to 3 million people which makes it a rather small capital city by world standards. The Taedong River runs through the...