In parts of Korea (especially mountainous regions), acorns grow in huge numbers. During times of hunger in the past, the people living in the mountains discovered that acorn could be cooked and powdered to provide a starch that can be cooked.

Weird Things » North Korea Taedong Travel is a specialist North Korea travel organiser founded by Stuart Leighton, a frequent visitor to the DPRK since 2008. Taedong Travel has published a full range of tours to North Korea in 2014 for the discerning budget traveller. 10 things we do every day that are illegal in North Korea 10 things we do every day that are illegal in North Korea Oliver McAteer Thursday 14 May 2015 4:29 pm Share this article via facebook Share this article via twitter Share this article via messenger 15 Weird Facts about North Korea which are Interesting

May 31, 2016 · During the occupation of Korea by Japanese imperialists in 1910, Korea was thieved of about half an hour. Kim Jong-Un the revolutionary that the man is stole it back from them on August 15, 2015

The five things about living in Korea that, no matter how much you try to embrace or understand the culture, remain stubbornly baffling. Germaphobia, the dangerous air, last minute notice, gift-giving, and Korean standards of beauty. Ten Things to Know About North Korea - ThoughtCo 2019-8-30 · However, few people know much about North Korea. For example, its full name is The Democratic People's Republic of North Korea. This article provides facts such as these to give an introduction into the 10 most important things about North Korea in an effort to geographically educate readers on the country. 10 Strange Things you Won't Understand About South Korea

Average North Koreans drink state-produced alcohol such as Yangdok-sul or Taedonggang beer. Many North Koreans in the countryside brew their own beer with corn or fruits (known as nongtaegi) despite the fact that this is illegal. Unlike their South Korea counterparts, house parties are also fairly common in North Korea.

Top 10 Interesting Facts About North Korea You May Not … So, from the weird to the wacky, let’s have a look at the top 10 interesting facts about North Korea. 10. They have their own calendar. Think it’s the year 2017 in North Korea? Think again. It is actually the year 106 because North Korea marks the birth of their first supreme leader – Kim Il-sung – as year 1 (1912). 10 Bizarre and Controversial Delicacies to Try in South Korea 9. Chueotang (Mudfish Soup) Most often found in the southern parts of Korea, Chueotang is a delicacy often touted for its health properties. It is often served to patients with high blood pressure and obesity problems, as it contains unsaturated fats which help in reducing cholesterol levels. Crazy facts about North Korea North Korea is obsessed with Choco Pies from South Korea. There’s a black market for them, and factories once used them to pay worker bonuses. In 2010, The Chosun Ilbo reported that choco pies could fetch as much as US$9.50 on the North Korean black market. In 2014, S Korean activists sent 10K pies to NK with helium balloons.