North Korea

First look at North Korea's new luxury ski resort

First look at North Korea's new luxury ski resort

Beijing-based tour company posts exclusive photos and video from inspection visit
What can tourists expect on a North Korea visit?

What can tourists expect on a North Korea visit?

Visiting the DPRK is easy these days, so long as you don't forget to play by their rules
California man pulled off plane and detained in North Korea

California man pulled off plane and detained in North Korea

Family believes man's military service during the Korean War may be related to his detention
Race into North Korea-- by bike

Race into North Korea-- by bike

Western cyclists racing across the North Korean border from China welcomed by thousands of local spectators
10 things to know before visiting Pyongyang

10 things to know before visiting Pyongyang

Kim Jong-un, the Mass Games, the world's tallest unoccupied building -- what else do you know about North Korea's capital?
Why this year's North Korean Mass Games are different

Why this year's North Korean Mass Games are different

The 60th anniversary of the end of hostilities in the Korean War means North Korea has gone all out for this year's Arirang festival
Tourist surge at North Korea's ultimate sing-and-dance-along

Tourist surge at North Korea's ultimate sing-and-dance-along

Record number of foreign visitors expected to attend 120,000-strong Arirang Festival, which kicks off today
'And this is where we'll put the halfpipe'

'And this is where we'll put the halfpipe'

North Korean leader visits building site of "world class" ski resort, with 68 miles of runs. Grab the woolies
'Living history'- North Korean border town opens to Western tourists

'Living history'- North Korean border town opens to Western tourists

A popular day trip destination for Chinese tourists, Sinuiju is opening its arms to visitors. Sorry, no U.S., South Korean or Japanese passport holders allowed
Behind the veil: Rare look at life in North Korea

Behind the veil: Rare look at life in North Korea

A German photographer returns from the closed country with unlikely pictures of everyday residents
Google chairman's daughter blogs North Korea trip

Google chairman's daughter blogs North Korea trip

Younger Schmidt describes "very, very strange" journey in a photo-filled Google Sites page
Gallery: The unseen face of Pyongyang

Gallery: The unseen face of Pyongyang

German architect publishes English, German and now Korean guide to North Korea's mysterious capital
DMZ: Road trip to the world's most heavily armed border

DMZ: Road trip to the world's most heavily armed border

Tour guides share stories of heartbreaking escapes at the most fascinating tourist site on earth
Visit anytime! North Korea lifts restrictions on U.S. tourists

Visit anytime! North Korea lifts restrictions on U.S. tourists

The reclusive state opens up to U.S. travellers -- but when to go, and what to expect?
Touring North Korea: What’s real, what’s fake?
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Touring North Korea: What’s real, what’s fake?

Visiting the capital Pyongyang is a surreal experience. Many visitors don’t know what to believe
North Korea's vast Ryugyong Hotel not opening yet after all
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North Korea's vast Ryugyong Hotel not opening yet after all

The tallest unoccupied building in the world will remain just that, as Kempinski declares entry "not currently possible"
How to travel to North Korea
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How to travel to North Korea

You would think with tension so high, the isolated state would be off-limits to tourists. But it's not. Here's how to travel to North Korea and the best times to go