March 24, 2023

The good, the bad and the memorable of expat life in North Korea

The system is stifling for Koreans and foreigners alike, but human interactions carry one through difficulties

The following article is the thirteenth in a multipart series by Taylor Darby, a pseudonym for a foreign diplomat that worked in Pyongyang for an extended period of time before being forced to leave in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Views expressed in columns are exclusively the author’s own and do not represent those of NK News.