Linda Goes East

My Life

My Year 2015 In 12 Instagram Photos

I’m slowly getting used to saying “bye bye 2015” and am looking back on what happened this year. I got to live in China, travel around the country, see Luang Prabang in Laos, Fukuoka in Japan and moved to South Korea! I achieved a lot of great things and was very active on social media about it, […] Read more…

Golden Week: Working on a Sunday in China

The “Golden Week” is approaching in China, which is the “National Day Golden Week” holiday starting on October 1! One advantage of working in China are the two major holidays you get: 1 week during Chinese New Year and 1 week for the National Day! HOWEVER, the government created this “idea” of working weekends to create […] Read more…

I’m Vlogging This!

Hi everybody!  This is a short introduction about my vlogging! Nowadays, everybody seems to “vlog” (i.e. video blog) and I was bitten by the bug. I already published one of my videos on the series “Asian Beauty Products”. I am going to talk about certain Asian brands or products that I like to use and […] Read more…

Strawberry Music Festival 草莓音乐节:My First Chinese Music Festival

Right after I came back from my trip to Korea, it was finally here: Changsha’s Strawberry Music Festival. The festival was on the weekend of July 5&6 presenting different Chinese/Hongkongese/Taiwanese as well as foreign artists. One of the main acts was one of my favorite Chinese bands 逃跑计划 (táo páo jì huá) or, in English, Escape Plan. I’d […] Read more…

My Korea Adventure: Cheongju 청주시 – Cat Cafe, Korean Friends and Sticker Photos Part 5

Welcome to part 5 of my “Korea Adventure” series. This time, It’s all about Cheongju, the city where Jeongsu went to university and shared an apartment with his brother! Now, he started a job and moved back in with his parents in Miwon to save money. Besides Cheongju, we visited Seoul and his hometown Miwon (20 […] Read more…

My Korea Adventure: Miwon 미원 – Korea’s Countryside and Korean Parents Part 4

OK, before I say anything about this trip I just have to say something completely unrelated: CONGRATULATIONS GERMANY FOR BEATING BRAZIL (7:1)! ——————————————– Welcome to part 4 of my “Korea Adventure” series. In this post, I am going to talk about life in the Korean countryside and living with my BF’s parents! Besides his hometown Miwon, we […] Read more…

Moving To China: Two Great Packing Tools

I’ll be leaving for China in only a few days and already started packing but it turned out to be a nightmare: What do I really need? Do I have enough space? Did I forget something? – These are all questions travelers or people who move abroad ask themselves. However, I found two great tools that […] Read more…