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North Korea

North Korea

Willoughby, Robert, 1974- author

Covering the capital, Pyongyang, in detail, this guide offers in-depth information on the practical aspects of travelling to and around North Korea, including access from South Korea via the Hyundai ferry and from Beijing. It provides practical information on everything a traveller needs

Paperback, Book. English.
Edition 3.
Published Chalfont St. Peter, Bucks: Bradt Travel Guides, 2014
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Details

Statement of responsibility: Robert Willoughby
ISBN: 1841624764, 9781841624761
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note: Previous edition: 2008.
Physical Description: x, 286 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (colour), maps (black and white, and colour) ; 22 cm
Subject: Korea (North) Guidebooks.; Travel Guides.

Contents

  1. PART ONE GENERAL INFORMATION
  2. Background Information
  3. Geography 3, Climate 6, Natural history and conservation 6, History 8, Economy 50, People 62, Language 67, Religion 68, Culture
  4. Practical Information
  5. When to visit 77, Highlights 77, Suggested itineraries 79, Tour operators 79, Red tape 82, Embassies and consulates 83, Getting there and away 85, Health 89, Safety 93, What to take 93, Money 93, Getting around 94, Accommodation 95, Eating and drinking 96, Nightlife 97, Shopping 98, Photography 100, Media and communications 100, Time zone 103, Cultural etiquette
  6. PART TWO THE GUIDE
  7. Pyongyang
  8. Geography 109, History 109, Getting there and away 116, Getting around 116, Where to stay 122, Where to eat and drink 124, Entertainment and nightlife 127, Shopping 127, Other practicalities 127, What to see and do
  9. Pyongyang to Sariwon, Kaesong and Panmunjom
  10. Sariwon 153, Kaesong 158, Panmunjom and the DMZ
  11. Nampo, Mount Kuwol and Haeju
  12. Nampo 172, Mount Kuwol 177, Haeju
  13. North from Pyongyang: Pyongsong and Mount Myohyang
  14. Pyongsong 184, Myohyangsan
  15. East Coast Central: Pyongyang to Wonsan
  16. Wonsan
  17. Wonsan to Mount Kumgang, or Kumgangsan
  18. Kumgang flora and fauna 204, Kumgangsan
  19. East Coast to Tanchon
  20. Hamhung 215, Hungnam 218, Tanchon 219, Komdok
  21. Northernmost Corner
  22. Chongjin 226, Chilbosan 229, Rajin and Sonbong, collectively known as Rason 232, Hoeryong
  23. Mount Paektu/Paektusan
  24. Flora and fauna 245, Getting there and away 245, Where to stay 246, What to see and do
  25. The Border with China and Beyond
  26. Sinuiju 252, Dandong 256, South from Dandong 262, North from Dandong
  27. Appendix 1 Language 271 Appendix 2 Further Information 274 Index

Author note

Robert Willoughby is a freelance journalist who has worked and travelled extensively in Asia.