February 25, 2024
Ask A North Korean

Settling in Seoul: A North Korean surfs the internet for the first time

Online world can be overwhelming at first, but defectors quickly discover value of access to a world of information

“Settling in Seoul” is an NK News series in which North Korean defectors share their experiences adapting to life in South Korea.

Jin — who was born and raised in North Korea and lived there until she defected in 2014 — writes about using the internet for the first time after she resettled in South Korea.