March 24, 2023
Ask A North Korean

Ask a North Korean: How do North Koreans stay cool in the summer heat?

Special foods and solar-powered fans are common remedies, and even soldiers will take siestas on hottest days

“Ask a North Korean” is an NK News series featuring interviews with and columns by North Korean defectors, most of whom left the DPRK within the last few years.

Readers may submit their questions for defectors by emailing [email protected] and including their first name and city of residence.