Category: North Korea

Mount Ryongak – Hiking in North Korea

Of all the places I’ve hiked, which granted isn’t that large a list, North Korea is definitely the most unique! I was on an extended tour which meant…

Pyongyang Cold Noodles

Pyongyang Cold Noodles, also known as raengmyŏn (랭면) is one of the most famous dishes from North Korea. There are records of it dating back to the Joseon…

North Korean Gasoline Clams

While in North Korea, we had the opportunity to try a lot of different dishes such as the famous Pyongyang Cold Noodles. However, the most unique meal I…

How easy is it to visit North Korea?

When I returned from North Korea, one of the main questions I received was ‘How easy was it to visit?’ and ‘Did it take a long time to…