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You Can Tour North Korea Without Leaving the House

Destination & Tourism | Janeen Christoff | July 27, 2016

You Can Tour North Korea Without Leaving the House

PHOTO: Pyongyang. (photo courtesy of Thinkstock)

Not many people have the opportunity to travel to North Korea — or may want to with all of the travel warnings, imprisonments and the like — but curiosity still abounds. 

According to an article in Travel + Leisure, only about 5,000 Westerners visit the country each year but, now, you can travel there without leaving your couch. 

READ MORE: North Korea Allows Chinese Tourists to Visit Passport-Free

Photographer Aram Pan created a one-hour video of his drive through the capital of North Korea, Pyongyang and, now, armchair travelers the world over can get a glimpse of what the city is like. 

Pan used a special 280-degree lens to enhance the experience and so you can look up and down while you are viewing, almost as though you are really there. 

Watch now.

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