Episode from the podcastTravel with Rick Steves

412 The Birth of Korean Cool; Pico Iyer in North Korea

Released Saturday, 18th July 2015
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Author Euny Hong explains how South Korea has transformed into an economic and pop-culture powerhouse to become one of the world's "coolest" countries. Then author Pico Iyer shares what he observed on a recent visit to the renegade nation of North Korea, and explains how easy it is to visit the North on a tightly wrapped packaged tour via China.

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