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Pyongyang is trying to woo Russians to book a holiday in North Korea.

North Korea has opened a travel agency in Russia, promoting itself to tourists as "safer than an evening walk in London" (which is probably correct).

The tour company, which is based in Moscow, promises a "full immersion" in the culture.

Departures are from Vladivostok. A 1:20 flight.

I'm actually quite interested to do this.  :nod:

The website is here: http://nkorean.ru/

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North Korea is the most isolated country of our time, which gives travelers the opportunity to feel themselves in a completely different world. The culture, way of life and political system of this country, hidden from the eyes of the public, have always been of particular interest. With NKOREAN you can see everything with your own eyes!

In addition to the atmosphere of the communist system, a trip to North Korea allows tourists from different countries to enjoy the beautiful pristine nature, try various dishes of Korean cuisine and even go skiing or relaxing by the sea.

Traveling to North Korea is a unique experience that you will never forget!



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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2017, 11:12:01 AM »
Mate of mine took some pics of the North Korean Embassy in London (its a semi in suburbia I kid you not) and this Korean bloke followed him around for half a day, he took pics of this bloke following him, worlds worst tail...
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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2017, 05:17:29 PM »
ISIS followers would have difficult time in NK.  Anyone seen praying several times a day (and not to the glorious leader) would be targeted as an enemy.  No such thing as an imam in a Communist society.  That person would be sent immediately to a labor camp or shot with a missile.   :evilgrin0002:


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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #3 on: August 25, 2017, 06:50:53 PM »
Pyongyang is trying to woo Russians to book a holiday in North Korea.

North Korea has opened a travel agency in Russia, promoting itself to tourists as "safer than an evening walk in London" (which is probably correct).

The tour company, which is based in Moscow, promises a "full immersion" in the culture.

Departures are from Vladivostok. A 1:20 flight.

I'm actually quite interested to do this:nod:


Don't make the mistake of attempting to take a souvenir. :nod:

http://www.thedailybeast.com/state-sanctioned-murder-north-korea-killed-otto-warmbier

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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2017, 07:35:16 PM »
May not be the best time to vacay in NK after the latest missile launch tonight.....

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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #5 on: August 26, 2017, 04:06:19 AM »
Pyongyang is trying to woo Russians to book a holiday in North Korea.



I'm actually quite interested to do this.  :nod:



Got your Russian citizenship, already ?

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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #6 on: August 26, 2017, 04:23:30 AM »
Mate of mine took some pics of the North Korean Embassy in London (its a semi in suburbia I kid you not) and this Korean bloke followed him around for half a day, he took pics of this bloke following him, worlds worst tail...

Really?? Whats the address ? I will go there next time Im in London..Always fancied being tailed. Do you think I will be able to duff the bloke up ?  :chuckle:

Im planning to do another stunt in London at the same time. Going to sit in the middle of Oxford street in my Armani suit, on a cardboard box, the wife will be by my side in her expensive mink our shopping bags will be beside us from Harvey nics with a big white banner saying "Hungry and need new macbook, please help" 


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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #7 on: August 26, 2017, 08:17:39 AM »
May not be the best time to vacay in NK after the latest missile launch tonight.....

NK have nothing to fear from the mouth on a stick in the US. Not now China has guaranteed their security.  :coffeeread:

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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #8 on: August 26, 2017, 08:58:52 AM »
May not be the best time to vacay in NK after the latest missile launch tonight.....

NK have nothing to fear from the mouth on a stick in the US. Not now China has guaranteed their security.  :coffeeread:

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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #9 on: August 26, 2017, 09:21:00 AM »

NK have nothing to fear from the mouth on a stick in the US. Not now China has guaranteed their security.  :coffeeread:

IF she gives up her Nuke program..

What is telling is how our Manny has realised the folly of supporting 'Tramp'  :chuckle:

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'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #10 on: August 26, 2017, 10:11:29 AM »
Pyongyang is trying to woo Russians to book a holiday in North Korea.

I'm actually quite interested to do this.  :nod:

Actually, I think you should go hiking in the hills around Iran. You can bring a picnic basket
and camp out, the hills are beautiful I've heard. You can also go hiking in the mountains
of Afghanistan or Pakistan, by all means bring the family.


Kenneth Bae
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenneth_Bae

Hyeon Soo Lim
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyeon_Soo_Lim#North_Korean_imprisonment


John Short
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/mar/05/australian-missionary-deported-north-korea-john-short


Tony Kim
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/03/world/asia/north-korea-arrest-american-tony-kim.html?mcubz=0


North Korea Sentences Otto Warmbier, U.S. Student, to 15 Years’ Labor
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/03/world/asia/north-korea-arrest-american-tony-kim.html?mcubz=0


New Space Station Photos Show North Korea at Night, Cloaked in Darkness

http://news.nationalgeographic.com/content/dam/news/photos/000/769/76991.adapt.885.1.jpg


I've thought that any Americans who go there and go to jail shouldn't be allowed
to return unless they are sterilized. We have enough idiots running around already.


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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #11 on: August 26, 2017, 10:55:44 AM »
Democratic  People's Republic of Korea

Talk about hypocrisy.   :ROFL:   It is a democracy of the very few.

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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #12 on: August 26, 2017, 04:30:53 PM »
Democratic  People's Republic of Korea

Talk about hypocrisy.   :ROFL:   It is a democracy of the very few.

Anyone going there for "vacation" is supporting a brutal regime. It's not like they're going to show you the gulags where they torture and starve people either.  :coffeeread:

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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #13 on: August 26, 2017, 05:04:04 PM »
Pyongyang is trying to woo Russians to book a holiday in North Korea.

North Korea has opened a travel agency in Russia, promoting itself to tourists as "safer than an evening walk in London" (which is probably correct).

The tour company, which is based in Moscow, promises a "full immersion" in the culture.

Departures are from Vladivostok. A 1:20 flight.

I'm actually quite interested to do this.  :nod:

The website is here: http://nkorean.ru/

Translated from the site:

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North Korea is the most isolated country of our time, which gives travelers the opportunity to feel themselves in a completely different world. The culture, way of life and political system of this country, hidden from the eyes of the public, have always been of particular interest. With NKOREAN you can see everything with your own eyes!

In addition to the atmosphere of the communist system, a trip to North Korea allows tourists from different countries to enjoy the beautiful pristine nature, try various dishes of Korean cuisine and even go skiing or relaxing by the sea.

Traveling to North Korea is a unique experience that you will never forget!


It maybe safe for Russians but not for people from the USA. They put us in jail as soon as we arrive. I sure the last two USA dudes that went to jail as soon as they got off the plane will never forget the trip. Well it could be said they were the guest of the Korean government. They surely got to see the atmosphere of the communist system and enjoy the beautiful pristine nature of a work camp. I do not know Brits but this US passport does not want this kind of adventure.  Have fun Manny. I hope I do not hear a story about you on the news.

Please note they have killed top leaders in this country for womanizing. I am sure I would not want to bride hunt there. They have jailed people for taking pictures so maybe you should leave you cell phone home and surely do not bring a camera. One USA dude is still servicing ten years of hard labor because he took a propaganda poster as souvenir.

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Re: 'Safer than London': North Korea's claim to woo Russian tourists
« Reply #14 on: August 26, 2017, 05:28:21 PM »
One USA dude is still servicing ten years of hard labor because he took a propaganda poster as souvenir.

I think that guy was returned to the US braindead and passed away a few days later. Unless there is another over there still?