A journal of my week-long adventure inside the
world’s most reclusive and repressive country.

by Ryan Nee

Only about 750 western tourists visit North Korea per year, so when you confess to friends that you are voluntarily vacationing in the world’s most notorious dictatorship, they tend to be taken aback. Some would ponder, “Why would you go to North Korea?” while others were more…

As the school shifts toward online curriculum,
a graduate reflects on the value of his
design education.

Note from June 2019: This article started getting a lot of readers suddenly, about five years after it was published. I still believe what I wrote here, but I have no knowledge of RMCAD’s current administration, faculty, students, or curriculum. This was written in the early days of a big…

Ryan Nee

I’m an avid traveler hellbent on visiting more than 100 countries before I die. Nomadic since 2018. Designing things for the internet since 1997.

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