A new book offers a rare glimpse inside North Korea’s frozen-in-time tourist hotels


From poolside stands decorated with pumpkin vines to neon karaoke bars, Pyongyang’s tourist hotels look nothing like their exteriors make them seem.

Johnny Thompson

Johnny Thompson is a senior reporter for Generator Research in Los Angeles, reporting on technology, business, finances, and more. He previously worked as a reporter for the Wall Street Journal and got his start at newspapers in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts.

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