7 Myths About North Korea

We all know the media makes big bucks sensationalizing people, places and events. No location is probably sensationalized more than the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (aka the DPRK or North Korea). And who can blame them? It’s an ‘evil empire’, and nothing makes a story more intriguing than a common enemy. However, some of the information we hear about the forbidden fatherland has been exaggerated, to put it mildly.

Here are a few of the biggest myths about the country……..Continue reading this post by Cyrus Kirkpatrick, guest blogger over at the North Korea Blog.


Myth # 1: It’s impossible for foreigners to interact with North Koreans – here I am proving that myth wrong with locals in the North Korean port city of Wonsan!

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5 responses

  1. travelwyse

    Reblogged this on travelwyse and commented:
    Interesting thoughts from an American in North Korea…

    May 2, 2012 at 8:47 am

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