Linda Goes East

Korea

  • The Ultimate South Korea Travel Bucket List

    Don’t Leave Korea Without Ticking These Items Off Your List

    South Korea is not quite the ‘standard tourist destination’ for many – but I’m actually quite thankful for that because it means I get to explore most of the amazing things that Korea has to offer without crowds of people spoiling my experience! When you visit, don’t leave Korea without ticking these items off your […] Read more…

  • Jeju Island Female Divers 'Haenyeo'

    How To Be A Mermaid In Korea – Jeju Island Female Divers ‘Haenyeo’

    Korea is filled with amazing historic and cultural attractions, from Gyeongbokgung Palace in Seoul to the beautiful hanok village in Jeju. However, the Jeju Island female divers ‘Haenyeo’ are one of South Korea’s most fascinating cultural assets. This type of dive-fishing one of the most interesting aspects of Korean culture today and can not only […] Read more…

  • Getting Pampered at Whoo Spa - The Best Spa in Seoul

    Getting Pampered at Whoo Spa – The Best Spa in Seoul

    It’s no secret that Korean skin care is one the best in the world. With Trazy Korea, you can get pampered at Whoo Spa, the best spa in Seoul, and make your Korea trip unforgettable! WHAT IS TRAZY? As it can get quite difficult for foreigners in Korea to find out about unique festivals, events and […] Read more…

  • Seoul Sky - The Best Views Of Seoul

    Seoul Sky – Seoul’s Highest Observation Deck

    It’s only been a few months since Lotte World Tower opened on April 3, 2017. Currently the tallest building in Korea and Seoul’s highest observation deck, the tower offers incredible views from the top 5 floors, conveniently called ‘Seoul Sky’. On these five highest floors, visitors have the chance to get incredible 360-views of the entire […] 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

  • Day Trip Guide - Train From Bangkok to Ayutthaya

    Day Trip Guide – Train From Bangkok to Ayutthaya

    As I hadn’t been to Ayutthaya the first time I visited Thailand, it was high time to tick it off my bucket list on my second visit. Luckily, Ayutthaya is only about 85 km (52 miles) from Bangkok, close enough for a day trip by train. While you can also take a bus, minivan, boat, car, […] Read more…

  • 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…

Europe

  • 5-castles-in-germany-you-shouldnt-miss

    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 Ideal Hotel Near Gimpo Airport Seoul

    The Simple House – The Ideal Hotel Near Gimpo Airport Seoul

    Seoul is one of Asia’s proudest mega cities and a premier tourist destination for countless visitors from all over Asia and the world. While Incheon is the largest airport in the country, many airlines also fly in and out of the smaller Gimpo Airport. For my recent trip to Jeju Island, I departed early from […] Read more…

  • Affordable Stay in Dongdaemun Plan A Hostel

    Plan A Hostel Seoul – Affordable Stay in Dongdaemun

    Seoul is one of those cities in Asia where accommodation is a little on the expensive side. If you’re used to backpacking Southeast Asia, Korea will seem a little more pricey. However, staying in a bomb location in Seoul doesn’t have to be expensive. If you choose Plan A Hostel in Dongdaemun, you’ll get the […] 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…