Tour group offers holidaymakers chance to work in North Korea’s rice fields

Having recently threatened to turn the US to “ashes and darkness”, North Korea has once again put the world on edge with another missile test over Japan. Meanwhile a new round of sanctions threatens to further starve, literally and economically, a country whose people are reportedly enduring the worst famine in two decades.

It is in this context that a new agricultural trip has been launched in North Korea, which promises to give Western tourists the opportunity to get “down and dirty” with farmers on the outskirts of Pyongyang.

I bet Justin would dig this.