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North Korea That We’re Not Supposed To See (40 pics)

Posted in Picdumps 8 Jan 2018   / 5621 views

Photographer Eric Lafforgue doesn’t like taking casual photos that North Korean government wants the outer world to see. He traveled as a casual tourist, secretly taking pictures of the country’s everyday life. In 2012, however, because of these photos he was banned from entering North Korea forever.

 

North Korea That We’re Not Supposed To See

North vs South: How Do Koreas Compare With Each Other? (14 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 18 Aug 2017   / 5248 views

The pictures below will tell you a story of the author who really tried to pair up different activities so you could see the difference.

 

North vs South: How Do Koreas Compare With Each Other?

This Photographer Revealed The Very Essence Of North Korean Propaganda With Her Series Of Photos (14 pics)

Posted in Random » Interesting 26 Jun 2017   / 4741 views

By asking North Korean citizens two simple questions Associated Press photographer Wong Maye-E had found out how really brainwashed the local people are. These questions were “what's important to you?” and, “what's your life motto?” and the answers are speaking for themselves.

 

This Photographer Revealed The Very Essence Of North Korean Propaganda With Her Series Of Photos

Imagine Waking Up To This Unsettling Melody Every Day (VIDEO)

Posted in Videos » WTF 22 Jun 2017   / 4711 views

That’s the fate of the citizens of Pyongyang, North Korea, where the local administration uses this song to wake everyone up, playing it a few times throughout the day as well.

 

Imagine Waking Up To This Unsettling Melody Every Day
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This Is What North Korea Shows To Foreign Photographers (40 pics)

Posted in Random » Interesting 1 Apr 2017   / 5407 views

Adam Baidawi is a freelance photographer, who traveled to North Korea last year to make a feature for Australian GQ. This is what he and others on his visitor tour was shown, and it’s a strange mixture of staging and harsh reality.

 

This Is What North Korea Shows To Foreign Photographers

Tourist Managed To Snap Some Pics In North Korea To Show The Life Of The Most Closed Country In The World (37 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 10 Dec 2016   / 8356 views

Joanna von Mruff’s dream to visit DPR has finally come true this September. The visited Pyongyang, DMZ, the Diamond Mountain and more. She says that it is not that bad everybody believes it to be there. She also explains that a lot of western tourists claim that it is “illegal” to take photos in North Korea almost everywhere when in really it is not like it.

 

Tourist Managed To Snap Some Pics In North Korea To Show The Life Of The Most Closed Country In The World

Fascinating Photos From Architecture Tour Of North Korea’s Capital Pyongyang (20 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 10 Sep 2016   / 4738 views

Photographer Raphael Olivier booked an architecture tour to North Korea in 2016 and captured some amazing pictures of oddly shaped buildings.
 

Fascinating Photos From Architecture Tour Of North Korea’s Capital Pyongyang

The First Beer Festival Kicked Off In North Korea (11 pics + 1 video)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 16 Aug 2016   / 4768 views

Last Friday, August 12, 2016, the first ever beer festival kicked off in Pyongyang, North Korea which will last 20 days. 800 people visited the event on its first day. It was organized to promote Pyongyang's home brewed Taedonggang beer. Apparently, Kim Jong-un decided to arrange his personal Oktoberfest.
 

The First Beer Festival Kicked Off In North Korea

North Korean Computer And Its Operating System (17 pics)

Posted in Random » Interesting 13 Jun 2016   / 7616 views

After visiting the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology in North Korea, former Google employee Will Scott purchased "Red Star 3," a North Korea's operating system. Here is what it is and what it's like to use a computer there.

North Korean Computer And Its Operating System

A Glimpse Into Soldiers' Life Of North Korea (23 pics)

Posted in Random » Interesting 23 May 2016   / 7852 views

Here is a set of rare and interesting photos by Reuters, ranging from 2006 to 2015, that reveal an everyday life of North Korean soldiers.

 

A Glimpse Into Soldiers

North Korean Subway Opens Its Stations To Foreigners (66 pics)

Posted in Lifestyle » Travel 19 Apr 2016   / 4157 views

Australian photographer Elliot Davis was part of the first ever group of foreigners given access to all stations across both lines of the Pyongyang Metro. It may sound as not a big deal, but before access to the Pyongyang Metro was restricted for foreigners, they could visit only 2 stations. The North Korean subway is quite different from all those you see in the US or France etc. Check it out.

 

North Korean Subway Opens Its Stations To Foreigners
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