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School Football Tour – YPT 2021 – 2022 packages

School Football Tour

Are you looking for a school football tour? Young Pioneer Tours are most famous for taking you to places your mother would rather you stayed away from, but mothers like all humans can be flexible. For many years we have helped arrange various school trips to countries that are a bit of the beaten track, […]

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What do we know about the North Korean beach resort, and can we visit?

North Korean Beach Resort

What do we know about the North Korean beach resort, and more importantly will it possible to and when might we be able to visit it? When it comes to tourism in North Korea recent news has, rather unexpectedly concentrated on Coronoavirus and the fact that the country is closed. Therefore the narrative has been […]

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Burkina Faso Independent Tours

Introduction Burkina Faso is a lesser-known landlocked country in western Africa. Made up of a Savanna that is grassy in the north and slowly gives way to sparse forests that define the country’s southern areas, this country is a former colony of France that did not gain independence until 1960 under the name of the […]

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Can you gamble in North Korea?

Can you gamble in North Korea? The short answer is that whilst gambling is banned for the citizens of North Korea, there are two casinos that cater to foreign guests. There are also a few instances in which North Koreans themselves may gamble. Gambling in North Korea! Generally speaking, any trip to North Korea involves […]

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North Korea is your digital detox holiday

For us travellers being away from home can lead us to constantly rely on being connected to the internet allowing us to communicate with family and friends with updates and photos of our adventures. Sometimes to destinations your mother would rather you stay away from. For many of us back home, being connected and immersed […]

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Air Koryo – National Airline of North Korea – DPRK Guide

Introduction Air Koryo (고려항공) is the national airline of North Korea and only airline of the DPRK. Air Koryo was first established in 1945 and is now a state-owned company based at Pyongyang Sunan International Airport connecting Pyongyang to the rest of the world via China and Russia. There are multiple weekly scheduled flights between […]

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When will North Korea open for tourism?

When will North Korea open for tourism? The short answer is that there is no definite answer, but as tour operators as well with our close partners in Pyongyang and at the DPRK embassy in Beijing, we are confidently looking at tourism resuming in North Korea in 2022. North Korea was the first country to […]

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When is the best time to visit North Korea?

The best time to visit North Korea entirely depends on which season best suits your needs and your level of comfort during your travel. Since 2014, North Korea is opened to tourism all year round and has the most distinctive seasons throughout the year. Below is our list of perks and recommendations for each season […]

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North Korea Holidays

One of the surprising aspects of North Korea is the amount of public holidays and festivals it holds throughout the year. There are 71 in total! That’s more than most countries. Here is our brief list on the major North Korea holidays and celebrations taking place in the DPRK throughout the year that’s well worth […]

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Independent Tours to Bulgaria

As our European office is based in the Black Sea city of Varna, we are the go-to experts on alternative travel to Bulgaria! YPT offers over 2 affordable regular scheduled tours through the year and private, custom trips 365 days a year. But as well as our range of group tours, we also run completely […]

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