Gareth Johnson is the CEO of Young Pioneer Tours, a travel company that specializes in tourism to countries including North Korea, Cuba and Iran.
Before North Korean athletes ever participated in the Olympic games, they found success at GANEFO in Indonesia
Foreign travelers can dine at a surprising assortment of Korean and international restaurants in the capital city
Love of athletics goes beyond national pride, with the country most passionate for the beautiful game
The DPRK is awash with attractions, but not all tourist sites are created equal
The DPRK has invested heavily in tourism outside Pyongyang as it seeks to entice travelers with new experiences
Cambodia hosted the preliminary match against Australia, setting the stage for the DPRK's iconic upset of Italy
Pyongyang offers an array of entertainment, from laser tag to water parks, beyond the typical statues and monuments
The feeling of crossing the bridge by train from China for the first time is a truly unforgettable experience
The DPRK will need to scale up infrastructure, mend broken diplomatic bridges to blossom as a tourist destination
Though the project quickly folded, the DPRK demonstrated a surprising openness to new tourism ideas
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