Articles Tagged ‘Kim Jong-Il’

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...

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...