October 02, 2022

Holidays in New York City and North Korea – The Differences

'On my way home from Thanksgiving in New York City, I thought of my father and my younger sister back in North Korea'

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 for me to pick only one or two to compare them. Nonetheless, I think holiday customs might be the most significant difference between New York and North Korea.