Nov 9, 2016 ... Efforts by private tour operators to prevent or resolve past detentions of ...
Numerous foreigners have been held in North Korea for extended ...
Nov 5, 2013 ... They are not interested in paying premium price to be chaperoned around a
dictatorship, a North Korea expert explains.
Dec 2, 2013 ... When you sign up to visit the DPRK you have to play by their rules. ... About
6,000 Western tourists have visited North Korea this year, says North ...... I couldn'
t relate, but I played along to avoid offending anybody," he says.
Nov 11, 2016 ... Tourists warned to avoid visiting North Korean resorts because 'they are ...
unusually severe warning to Americans considering travelling to the ...
Apr 4, 2016 ... In North Korea, members of the media are forbidden as tourists. ... “Do not
assume that joining a group tour or using a tour guide will prevent North Korean
... Only about 5,000 to 6,000 Westerners visit North Korea per year.
Sep 14, 2014 ... Though the U.S. warns Americans against visiting North Korea, the secretive
country is attracting more Western tourists.
Open source travel guide to North Korea, featuring up-to-date information on
attractions, hotels, ... dynasty, shorthand for Goguryeo, from which the name "
Korea" was derived by Westerners. ...... Simply avoid these topics if you can do so
Jan 22, 2016 ... An American student was arrested in North Korea, but other Western tourists say
they felt safe as long as they followed the rules.
I came back home 3 days ago, after spending a week in the DPRK with a group
of Harvard ... In a country with no access to Western news (except for the BBC in
the Yanggakdo hotel in .... Of course you were not allowed to travel freely, there
was always a guide with us, likely to avoid us seeing things we should not see.
Forget any independent travel in North Korea, you'll be on an authorised tour. ...
security personnel closely monitor the activities and conversations of foreigners.