A visit to North Korea is certainly not a tourist trap but an experience that will give you food for thought for a very long time to come. You get acquainted with the system but also with people who try to function in this system.
As our daughter wanted to visit her native country to meet her biological mother, we booked this trip to Haiti. We knew beforehand that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs would not allow us to travel to Haiti. The country has code Orange. This did not stop us from going anyway. We did not regret it for a moment.