Kaesong Border Town Near Ganghwa-gun 강화도에서 가까이 보이는 개성 국경 마을

Zoom-able, high-resolution panoramic photo of the Kaesong border town, situated 4 km away from Ganghwa-gun (강화군) in South Korea.

Changjon Street 창전 거리

Changjon Street represented the beginning of a wave of “modernization projects” that would see multiple new-towns like Mirae Scientists Street (미래과학자거리) and Ryomyong New Town (려명거리신도시) sprout up across Pyongyang.

Kaesong Industrial Area Seen from Dora Observatory 도라전망대에서 바라본 개성공업지구

The Kaesong Industrial Area panorama was captured while facing the North-West direction at the Dora Observatory (도라전망대) in South Korea

Rungrado 1st of May Stadium 릉라도 5월1일 경기장

Opened on 1 May 1989, the Rungrado May Day Stadium has a total floor space of over 207,000 m² and a seating capacity of 114 000. It’s officially the stadium with the largest seating capacity in the world.

Wonsan Kalma Beach 2013 원산 갈마 해변 2013

This is Wonsan Kalma beach in 2013 before the area was redeveloped as part of the Wonsan Kalma Resort. When I first visited this place, I was only told there were some big plans for renovations “very soon”. No additional details were given at that time. It wasn’t until 2015 that I heard about the […]

Fish Names of Korea 한국의 물고기

Zoom-able, high-resolution photo of a school poster with the North Korean names of various sea creatures. This photo is 6220 × 9000 pixels at over 42mb. Please be patient while the image loads in the background. Use your mouse (or fingers) to navigate the image 이 사진은 다양한 해양생물의 북한식이름을 볼 수 있는 6220 x 9000픽셀의 고화질 […]

Rural North Korea 북한의 시골풍경

The life of a North Korean outside of the cities and towns revolves primarily around agriculture. One of the biggest changes in recent years has been the allowance of farmers to decide for themselves what they want to grow; as long as state production requirements are met…

Chongun Rock 천군바위

This spectacular rock formation is known as Chongun Rock. The formation sits mostly on the Chinese side of the border so the best view of it is actually on the North Korean side.

Taedonggang Diplomatic Club 대동강 외교단회관

The Taedonggang Diplomatic Club was built in 1972 to host the meetings between North and South Korea. However, these activities slowed to a halt and the building was converted into a recreational facility for all foreigners, not just diplomats. Tourists, business people, diplomatic staff and even the occasional foreign students are welcomed to come and […]

Turkeys, the alternative source of meat in North Korea. 북한에서는 육류의 대체물로 칠면조가 뜨고 있다.

Turkeys are kept by enterprising North Korean farmers as they multiply well and provide food throughout the whole year.