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Ebola in North Korea: Latest Update
October 23, 2014

Air Koryo at Sunan International Airport in Pyongyang

UPDATED December 8, 2014

Ebola-related border restrictions continue to affect tourism in the DPRK. Earlier in the month, we cancelled our December Masik Pass ski tours and most recently, we have had to cancel our annual New Year’s in DPRK tour that was set to depart from Beijing on December 30. We are receiving some indication, however, that our tours to the DPRK can resume in the new year, and we are hopeful that our January ski tours can run as scheduled. See what this means for your upcoming travel.

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Our Visit to PUST (Pyongyang University of Science & Technology)
January 10, 2015


A couple of years ago, we visited the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, a university privately founded by foreign educators in the outskirts of Pyongyang. We organized an official university recognized trip for Columbia SIPA to the DPRK and took the students to audit a class at PUST and to meet the students and faculty at this new institution. With the Sony hack and The Interview controversy, we thought this post would be timely. Take a peek with us into PUST.

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Register for the Pyongyang Marathon 2015
November 7, 2014

Pyongyang Marathon 2014

Uri Tours was responsible for getting approvals for the first amateur marathon in Pyongyang on April 13, 2014! We were the first ones to run a 10K in Pyongyang, and also the first to allow tourists to run a full marathon through the streets of the DPRK capital city! Our first Marathon Tour in April 2014 was a huge success and now we’re ready to take registration for the 2015 Pyongyang Marathon being held on April 12, 2015. Read on to find out more.

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