There is no means of obtaining money in an emergency in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. Make sure that you have sufficient fund for your trip.
Confirm your flight tickets for the return journey well in advance (issued tickets do not necessarily mean seats).
Bring sufficient supplies of any medication that your may require, as it is not possible to purchase supplies of most foreign manufactured medicines in Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
The rainy season is from July until August.
You should ensure that you carry some form of identification at all times.
It is advisable to exercise caution when taking photographs - ask permission if in doubt.
Standards of driving are poor. Be careful when crossing the road.
There is some evidence that petty theft is on the increase, therefore care should be taken in safeguarding your belongings.