For the overwhelming majority of travelers who venture to North Korea, there are only two options. The first and quickest is to to fly to Pyongyang (FNJ), an airport serviced by just two airlines. The second option is to take the train – the more scenic route if you will – from the Chinese border.
during my university days, my college friends and i made a pledge to one day visit North Korea. when that day finally came many years later, there were just three of us who actually went
During my trip to North Korea, I opted to fly to Pyongyang. It was as much as being able to try out the services of the North Korean flag carrier, Air Koryo, as it was about the limited days I could spare for the trip. Air Koryo is notoriously known to be the only one-star airline among those rated by Skytrax – though I was to learn later that it’s not as bad as it’s made out to be. But I’ll explain more later.