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Thirsty Thursdays: Drinking Guinness at the North Korea to South Korea Border at Panmunjom, DMZ

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Did you hear the one about the Northern Irishman and the Southern Irishman drinking Irish stout on the North Korea to South Korea border? Hands across the divide – two countries on one island, two countries on one peninsula. One …

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Revival to Glory: Riding on the Pyongyang Metro, North Korea

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Riding on the Pyongyang Metro System is oddly a highlight from your visit to North Korea’s lively capital city. Forget the busy London tubes, the old grubby New York Subway and the soul-less Shanghai Metro, this is Pyongyang – and …

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World Borders: Flying from Beijing to Pyongyang, North Korea

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For the first time ever on my world borders series, I’m writing about a flight. Probably the reason for this is that it was a hotly anticipated trip for me, and one which quite frankly, I’m not sure why it …

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Thirsty Thursdays: My Top 5 Bars in Pyongyang, North Korea

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While Pyongyang is hardly a “party city” or somewhere to get ridiculously drunk and go on pub crawls, there are bars and restaurants there that are open to foreigners. I was on tour with Young Pioneer Tours (you can get 5% …

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Top 5 Places For A View of Pyongyang, North Korea

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I absolutely fell in love with the inspiring skyline of Pyongyang, North Korea’s proud and patriotic capital city. I was able to see the view of the city from a load of different places, high and low and also from …

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10 Nighttime Activities in Pyongyang, North Korea

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I totally loved Pyongyang while on tour with the awesome tour group Young Pioneer Tours. One of the biggest surprises was the sheer amount of night time activities in Pyongyang – it was a nice pleasant surprise and you are …

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Watching the Mass Games on National Day in the May Day Stadium, Pyongyang, North Korea

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Wow. There I was, on National Day (9th of the 9th) in Pyongyang watching the biggest spectacle on earth, well asides the four yearly FIFA World Cup Final that is. You’ve heard a lot about the Mass Games and you …

My Next FIVE Travel Destinations Planned!!

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While my blog is normally informative and retrospective, sometimes I’m writing so much that I’m not always in the “here and now”. Well this post will clear things up about where I am right now, where I’m heading next and …

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