January 26, 2020

Ask A North Korean

Your chance to ask questions to North Koreans about life growing up in the DPRK

People Who Don't Like The Mass Games Are Weird

Did you ever practice for mass dance events like Arirang and what was the training process like?

Jae Young Kim January 21, 2013

How We Survived On The North Korean Farm

Ask a North Korean: What is life like in the North Korean countryside?

Jae Young Kim January 11, 2013

My Winter Holidays In North Korea

Just because it's cold, it doesn't stop us partying, eating, singing and dancing for the DPRK's New Year celebrations.

Jae Young Kim January 1, 2013

Even the Dogs in China Had More Food Than Us

What rumors did you hear about the "outside world" that turned out to be true or false when you lived in North Korea? Are there any things you miss about your life there?

Jae Young Kim December 17, 2012

Looking Pretty In North Korea

Where do North Korean Girls Get Their Fashion and Beauty Inspiration From? How Does It Differ From South Korea?

Jae Young Kim December 10, 2012

A Bullet Is More Precious Than A Bon-bon

Ask A North Korean: What do most North Koreans think of the country's satellite and rocket programs?

Jae Young Kim December 5, 2012

Korean Coffee Culture: Lost In Communication

Given the major cultural differences between North and South, will Korean unification be a smooth process?

Jae Young Kim November 12, 2012

Why did we never complain? We didn't even know how to.

Do people in North Korea criticize the leaders behind closed doors? How have things changed over the years?

Jae Young Kim November 5, 2012

My Smoky Holiday In North Korea

Do North Koreans ever get to go to places beyond their hometowns? What do North Koreans usually do for vacation?

Jae Young Kim October 22, 2012