What it’s like to be a foreign tour guide in North Korea

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The following article is the second in a multipart series by Gareth Johnson of Young Pioneer Tours about being a North Korea tour guide. Views expressed in columns are exclusively the author’s own and do not represent those of NK News.

Most visitors to North Korea will only have the opportunity to stand in Kim Il Sung Square, take in the green foliage at Mount Kumgang or look across the inter-Korean border from the Northern side once or twice during their lives.

But for the handful of us who lead tours to the DPRK

The following article is the second in a multipart series by Gareth Johnson of Young Pioneer Tours about being a North Korea tour guide. Views expressed in columns are exclusively the author’s own and do not represent those of NK News.