27 Famous Landmarks in Asia – Must See Asia Landmarks

27 Famous Landmarks in Asia – Must See Asia Landmarks

Hagia Sophia, TurkeyThe Great Mosque of Samarra, IraqPetra, JordanWadi Rum, JordanRegistan Square, UzbekistanKalon Minaret, UzbekistanBurana Tower, KyrgyzstanPamir Highway, TajikistanKonye Urgench, TurkmenistanDarvaza Gas Crater, TurkmenistanBig Almaty Lake,...
Panmunjom DMZ Tour – The North Korean Demilitarized Zone

Panmunjom DMZ Tour – The North Korean Demilitarized Zone

The Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) at Panmunjom is a heavily fortified buffer zone that separates North Korea and South Korea. The 4km wide DMZ stretches 250km (160miles) across the Korean peninsula and was created in 1953 during the armistice after the Korean War. Here I...
What is Dark Tourism? (A Guide for Dark Tourists!)

What is Dark Tourism? (A Guide for Dark Tourists!)

Having just finished the new Netflix series ‘Dark Tourist’ it compelled me to write an article on the subject of dark tourism and list some of my favourite such destinations. So, let’s find out, what is dark tourism? *Disclaimer: This article contains affiliate...
What is it like to spend Christmas in North Korea? DPRK Trip Report

What is it like to spend Christmas in North Korea? DPRK Trip Report

What’s it like to spend Christmas in North Korea? In the below trip report I recount my second visit to the DPRK for Christmas 2018. After a brief visit to Sinuiju in North Korea in 2017, I decided it was time to explore the country a little more (as much as is...
Top things to do in Dandong (where China meets North Korea)

Top things to do in Dandong (where China meets North Korea)

Dandong is a thriving town on the Yalu River in northern China, not far from the Gulf of Korea. In this article, we will discover some of the best things to do in Dandong. But what makes Dandong truly unique, is that no more than a few hundred metres or so across the...