The "other" North Korea February 6th 2014 Yes, according to the local tour guide I was the first Italian to visit the northern North Korean city of Sinuiju! What an honor! I am a pioneer to where nobody except myself and Chinese tourists looking for bear bile want to go! I know you are enthusiastic about these news but just try to keep it calm and finish reading before the party starts!
During my stay in the DPRK I had my chance to vis ... read more
Asia » North Korea » Panmunjom An independent kingdom under Chinese suzerainty for most of the past millennium, Korea was occupied by Japan in 1905 following the Russo-Japanese War; five years later, Japan formally annexed the entire peninsula. Following World War II, Korea was sp... ... read more
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I have a PhD in tourism and I want to use this platform to share my experiences of traveling and living in different countries - but also to discuss concepts, issues and philosophical dilemmas that travelers face.
I guess I am a sort of existentialist. Addicted to travel, philosophy, philosophy of travel and travel philosophy. Yes, these are all the same things.
Spent lots of years living and traveling in Asia. If you like salsa-music, there is a big chance we wouldn't be friends.
I also like Italian and Vietnamese coffee. Most other types of coffee should b... full info