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North Korea

1.Point of interests

Monument to Party Founding, Kim Il-sung Square, Victorious Fatherland Liberation War Museum

 

2.Climate

The winter season, from December to March, is long and cold. The summer, from June to September, is warm, with average July temperatures about 20 °C in most of the places.

 

3.Transportations

Air Koryo flight from Beijing to Pyongyang or Dondong Train running from China Dandong to North Korea Pyongyang.

 

4.Currency

North Korea Won (₩)

 

5.Travel tips

Tourists are not allowed to use the local currency of North Koreans.  Foreigners in local shops can pay in Euros, Renminbi, Korean won, and even U.S. dollars.  It is forbidden to buy things from shops to local Koreans.

Everyone must honour the leader: It is a criminal act in North Korea to show disrespect to the country’s current and former leaders, Kim Jong-Il and Kim Il-Sung. Persons violating the laws of North Korea, even unknowingly, may be expelled, arrested, or imprisoned.

 

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Taiwan

1.Point of interests

Taipei 101, National Palace Museum, Taroko Gorge, Yushan National Park, Alishan Scenic Mountain Area, Sun Moon Lake

 

2.Climate

Taiwan’s climate is subtropical, except for the very southern part of the island, which is tropical. Summers are long and hot, lasting from April or May to September or October. The winters are short and mild, although snow does fall in the mountains and occasionally at lower elevations in the north.

 

3.Transportations

EVA Air, Thai Airways, Singapore Airlines, China Airlines and United Airlines between Hong Kong and Taiwan.

 

4.Currency

New Taiwan dollar (NTD)

 

5.Travel tips

Save space for souvenirs in a suitcase: Taipei night markets are packed with potential souvenirs, such as affordable fashion, tea-related gifts and fun knick-knacks.

Bring more cash: Taiwan still relies pretty heavily on cash.