Linda Goes East

Korea

  • The Most Amazing Spots For Cherry Blossoms in Korea

    The Most Amazing Spots For Cherry Blossoms in Korea

    Spring is right around the corner and that means one thing in particular: Cherry blossoms in Korea! These stunningly beautiful, almost magical, trees let even the most cold-hearted person become a true romantic. But beware that they usually only bloom for a very short period of time. That’s why it’s absolutely crucial to plan your cherry […] Read more…

  • Hidden Gems to Visit When In Incheon

    Hidden Gems to Visit When In Incheon

    I was invited to join a “hidden gem” tour in Incheon with the travel/tour platform Playplanet recently. During our day-long trip, we discovered from unknown sites and attractions with fellow Seoul tourists, bloggers and expat to help promote the city and the travel platform. Here’s which hidden gems you should visit when in Incheon: Exploring […] Read more…

  • Best Places To See In Jeollabuk-do

    Best Places To See In Jeollabuk-do Korea

    While most travelers coming to South Korea stick to the major cities of Seoul there is so much more to see when you venture outside the city borders. In fact, Korea’s capital only makes up around 0.6% of the country’s territory. Particularly North Jeolla Province is one of the most interesting to visit as it offers […] Read more…

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    The Best Places To Teach English in Asia And Have The Time Of Your Life

    Teaching English abroad is one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences in the lives of many million people. With the right qualifications and mindset, the world can truly be your oyster when it comes to teaching English as a foreign language. Due to globalization and English being the most used language for international business […] Read more…

China

  • best-places-to-teach-english-in-asia

    The Best Places To Teach English in Asia And Have The Time Of Your Life

    Teaching English abroad is one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences in the lives of many million people. With the right qualifications and mindset, the world can truly be your oyster when it comes to teaching English as a foreign language. Due to globalization and English being the most used language for international business […] Read more…

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    The Beijing Layover Itinerary

    When I flew back home to Germany from Seoul, I had a Beijing layover and decided to book the flight with the longest layover possible to venture out into the city! I had a total of 14 hours to spend a whole day in the Chinese capital to explore everything and a little more! Even if you are in […] Read more…

Southeast Asia

  • Chiang Mai Yi Peng Festival Guide For First Timers (2)

    Chiang Mai Yi Peng Festival Guide For First Timers

    Going to the Yi Peng Festival in Thailand had been a dream of mine ever since I saw a photo of the countless floating lanterns online. I was absolutely intrigued by the magical experience and booked by flight to Thailand to attend the 2016 Yi Peng festival months in advance. However, information on how the […] Read more…

  • Must-Visit Locations for Tea in Asia

    It’s no wonder that the best places to indulge in tea culture can be found in Asia. Whatever part in Asia you find yourself in, you can be sure to find a local tea variety. This guide covers the best must-visit locations for tea in Asia. Tteuran Teahouse in Seoul, South Korea by Linda from […] Read more…

Europe

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    5 Castles in Germany You Shouldn’t Miss

    Traveling to Germany, most visitors enjoy the iconic old towns, historic structures and beautiful scenery. Most travelers also include castles into their itineraries. However, there are so many castles in Germany, it’s hard to figure out which ones to visit and which ones to skip. This is why this list includes some of the best castles in Germany. […] Read more…

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    The Perfect Itinerary For Exploring Hamburg

    Hamburg is the second largest city in Germany and a major tourist destination for locals and foreigners alike. Having grown up in the southern part of Germany, I haven’t explored the northern part of the country, which is why I am especially happy that I finally made it up to Hamburg! I loved the atmosphere […] Read more…

Food Travel

  • Must-Visit Locations for Tea in Asia

    It’s no wonder that the best places to indulge in tea culture can be found in Asia. Whatever part in Asia you find yourself in, you can be sure to find a local tea variety. This guide covers the best must-visit locations for tea in Asia. Tteuran Teahouse in Seoul, South Korea by Linda from […] Read more…

  • Food Tour Malaysia- What To Eat In Kuala Lumpur

    Food Tour Malaysia: What To Eat In Kuala Lumpur

    Kuala Lumpur is a top travel destination in Asia. It has everything travelers want and more: a rich history, great shopping, beautiful architecture. But wait. What about the food? In fact, food is a vital part of Malaysia’s history and in order to fully understand local Malay culture, you need to try the food! Food […] Read more…

Unique Accommodations

  • The Best Beach Hotel in South Korea Seamarq Gangneung

    Seamarq Gangneung – The Best Beach Hotel in South Korea

    As I am a Global Supporter for Hyundai Hotels in 2017, I had the chance to stay at SEAMARQ Gangneung, one of the five locations of the 5-star hotel chain. Gangneung is one of Kora’s up-and-coming vacation destination and also the place where various competitions during the 2018 Winter Olympics will be held at. HERE’S WHY YOU […] Read more…

  • Culture and Luxury with Hyundai Hotel Gyeongju

    Culture and Luxury with Hyundai Hotel Gyeongju

    As I am a Global Supporter for Hyundai Hotels in 2017, I had the chance to stay at Hyundai Hotel Gyeongju, one of the five locations of the 5-star hotel chain. Gyeongju is one of Korea’s most culturally exciting cities as it was the capital of Korea’s Silla Dynasty (57 BC – 935 AD). If you […] Read more…

Travel Tips & Tricks

  • 6 Easy Tips for Environmentally-Friendly Travel

    6 Easy Tips for Environmentally-Friendly Travel

    Chances are that if you are someone who has common sense and doesn’t think climate change was invented by the Chinese, you have heard of environmentally-friendly travel one way or another. I also don’t think I have to tell you how bad the current global environmental situation really is (even though those polar bears and […] Read more…

  • The Best Travel Hairstyles for Girls On The Road

    The Best Travel Hairstyles for Girls On The Road

    Let’s be real. It’s not easy to look flawless when traveling. Once, I was traveling in humid Laos and perfectly straightened my hair. Cue the horror music because 2 minutes later I looked in the mirror and found myself looking like a fuzzy mess. You know those cute little Pomeranians with bows in their hair? […] Read more…

Teaching English Abroad

  • How To Choose The Right TEFL TESOL course

    How To Choose The Right TEFL/TESOL Course

    Working in the field of ESL (English as a Second Language), I have made some of the most memorable experiences in my life. It’s hard to put into words the rewarding feeling when a student remembers a new word or when you get a love letter with an adorable drawing on it. Yes, teaching English abroad […] Read more…

  • best-places-to-teach-english-in-asia

    The Best Places To Teach English in Asia And Have The Time Of Your Life

    Teaching English abroad is one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences in the lives of many million people. With the right qualifications and mindset, the world can truly be your oyster when it comes to teaching English as a foreign language. Due to globalization and English being the most used language for international business […] Read more…