January 10th, 2012
02:11 PM GMT
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Hong Kong, China – Looking for a Communist-inspired adrenaline rush? Does it need to be in one of the most reclusive countries in the world? Then North Korea may be just the place for your next vacation destination.

On Tuesday, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (the North’s official name) re-opened to tourists after its annual month-long winter hiatus. It’s the first time foreigners can access the country since the death of its leader Kim Jong Il last month.

And as it turns out, that grim event sparked a bit of traveler interest in the isolated nation.

January 10th, 2012
08:24 AM GMT
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London (CNN) – When I first heard that the wife of Philipp Hildebrand, then president of the Swiss National Bank had bought foreign exchange, weeks before the bank changed policy, giving her a thumping big profit, it seemed an open and shut case.

Of course he had to go. FULL POST

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