February 20, 2020

Is tourism in North Korea a good or bad idea? Eleven defectors share their thoughts
Defectors have mixed views about advantages, disadvantages to tourism in North Korea
While debate about the appropriateness of tourism in North Korea has swirled for many years, it has become increasingly prominent of late. Increasing tourist numbers have meant increasing attention on the subject, while a flurry of recent tourist arrests have underscored the diplomatic ramifications of the industry like never before.Proponents of tourism typically argue that the