A North Korean in New York City says goodbye

A North Korean in New York City says goodbye

Editing by Nara Han / Artwork by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick Dear NK News readers, I assume that you would be wondering how I have been recently. I have not written essays for a while …

August 10th, 2013
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North Korean Movies VS NYC Summer Blockbusters

North Korean Movies VS NYC Summer Blockbusters

Editing by Nara Han / Artwork by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick I love watching movies. I like romantic comedies more than action films or thrillers. But summer is the season of action movie…

June 28th, 2013
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North Korean tips on how to survive New York City summers

North Korean tips on how to survive New York City summers

Editing by Nara Han / Artwork by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick Steamy July is just around the corner. Some New Yorkers have told me about how terrible the weather is in New York City during…

June 21st, 2013
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A North Korean Loves New York City Summer Fashion

A North Korean Loves New York City Summer Fashion

Editing by Nara Han / Artwork by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick A woman is running by the river in the morning, wearing a tight black tank top and shorts. The Nike running shoes on her feet lo…

June 15th, 2013
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A North Korean goes to Disneyland

A North Korean goes to Disneyland

Editing by Nara Han / Artwork by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick When it comes to traveling, there are several differences between North Korea and New York City. First of all, unlike New York…

June 7th, 2013
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Broadway Shows and North Korean Operas

Broadway Shows and North Korean Operas

Editing by Nara Han / Artwork by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick My first Broadway show was “Spider-Man, Turn off the dark”. Although there are lots of shows on Broadway, getting a ticket…

May 30th, 2013
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From racial bias to loving Harlem: A North Korean in New York

From racial bias to loving Harlem: A North Korean in New York

Editing by Nara Han / Artwork by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick One thing l love about New York City is its diversity. There are different people from all over the globe sharing their cultur…

May 23rd, 2013
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Holidays in New York City and North Korea – The Differences

Holidays in New York City and North Korea – The Differences

Editing and translation by Nara Han / Artwork by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick Since there are so many cultural differences between New York City and North Korea, it is truly challenging …

May 3rd, 2013
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NYC Street Food VS North Korean Market Food

NYC Street Food VS North Korean Market Food

Editing and translation by Nara Han / Artwork by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick There are so many different kinds of street food in New York City. I am so lucky to be here! Especially in t…

April 24th, 2013
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A North Korean In New York: An Introduction

A North Korean In New York: An Introduction

Editing and translation by Nara Han / Artwork by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick My name is Ji-woo Park. I am glad to be able to share my story with you. I was born in North Hamgyong pro…

April 24th, 2013
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