Articles Tagged ‘North Korea’

The Hermit Kingdom Opens Up: Traveling to North Korea

The Hermit Kingdom Opens Up: Traveling to North Korea March 30, 2011 | Asia, Offbeat, Travel News, Travel Style | Read More
North Korea has never been the easiest place to visit and most news out of this secretive nation — sandwiched in between its estranged neighbor South Korea and uneasy ally China — is extreme propaganda. However, there are a subset of travelers who really want to find out what goes on inside...

9 Ultra Secretive and Exclusive Places You’ll Probably Never See

9 Ultra Secretive and Exclusive Places You’ll Probably Never See February 12, 2011 | Featured | Read More
Full of history, intrigue and mystery, these 9 places would make for the ultimate travel destinations…if only we could get in. Maybe it’s the fact they contain priceless religious artifacts, strict state secrets, or have an incredibly exclusive membership, these spots are off-limits to most...

Don’t Worry, Justin Bieber Won’t Be Playing in North Korea

Don’t Worry, Justin Bieber Won’t Be Playing in North Korea July 9, 2010 | Travel News | Read More
With over 3.5 million followers on his Twitter and over 230 million views on his most recent YouTube hit, Canadian teen celebrity Justin Bieber is certainly the flavor of the week. He has inspired a variety of internet phenomena, including the recent week’s exploits – the attempt to send...

Offbeat Laws, Rules, and Regulations Around the Globe

Offbeat Laws, Rules, and Regulations Around the Globe May 25, 2010 | Around the World, Offbeat | Read More
At one point or another you’ve skimmed through a laundry-list of ridiculous ordinances that are questionable in nature. A famous “blue law” from Virginia supposedly bans more than five unrelated women living in a house together, because it would constitute a brothel, although this has...

Robots, Eggs, and a Pineapple: 11 Modern Buildings in Asia

Robots, Eggs, and a Pineapple: 11 Modern Buildings in Asia May 15, 2010 | Featured | Read More
It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s a…performing arts center? Between the high-tech architectural wonders of the 21st century and the post-modern gems of decades past, Asia has more than its fair share of spectacular modern design. Innovative structures that combine the best of art...