We are achievers. Yesterday, we completed Untour’s Dumpling Delight Tour and have now done every tour they offer (three out of three ;-)). Continue reading “Shanghai Food Tours – Triple completed”
It all started with an article in a German magazine on the developing tourism in North Korea that I read in early January. The article made me realize that it is actually possible to travel to this closed of country Only 4 weeks later, we boarded a plane to Pyongyang (see our departure pictures here). We spent 8 days traveling North Korea on what was truly lifetime experiences. Here is our story. Continue reading “North Korea – The full story”
We just arrived in Bejing on our flight back from Pyongyang and we are well.
Full report will follow later.
Events to be reported include dancing into the new lunar year with the locals on Kim Il Sung Square, flying with a helicopter over Pyongyang, dog meat delicassies, shooting a russion pistol and me passing out on the flight out of Pyongyang.
We just boarded flight JS152 from Beijing to Pyongyang. Koryo Air has loaded shipments from what seems to be a government purchasing agent (checking in with many boxes, as well as three packages specially delivered directly to the gate. In a few minutes, we will be on our way to a 7 day adventure into the unknown. Continue reading “Going to North Korea”
Shanghai is experiencing the coldest winter in 35 years. Last weekend, temperatures hit a record breaking -7C and today, we even see a bit of snow. Continue reading “Record breaking cold in Shanghai”