Ryunique Seoul – The Best Take On Korean Fusion Cuisine

Reading Time: 3 minutes I love to combine travel with great food and if you have followed my stories for a while you know how much I appreciate great local food. Whether it’s a food tour in Athens, authentic Peking duck in Beijing or a cooking class is Laos, I love to try as much local cuisine as I can…

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

Reading Time: 7 minutes 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…

How To Spend The Perfect Day in Gangnam

Reading Time: 3 minutes Gangnam is one of the hippest neighborhoods in Seoul and also one of the most expensive ones. The area is home to entertainment companies such as SM Entertainment, JYP Entertainment, Cube Entertainment and the rich and famous of Seoul. Besides all the glitter and glamour, you can spend a wonderful day there exploring beautiful temples…

20 Photos To Inspire You To Visit South Korea

Reading Time: 9 minutes Even though Korea is a popular destination for teaching English, it seems like it’s not quite a major tourist destination from people all over the world yet. South Korea is still a hidden gem, that, nevertheless, should be on every traveller’s bucket list! To encourage more people to come and explore Korea, fellow travel and…

15 Quirky Seoul Desserts – The Best Desserts in Seoul

Reading Time: 2 minutes What I love about Seoul is that the city never stops changing and you can always find new things to see, do and eat! If you’re looking for some quirky places to grab a sweet treat, Seoul is definitely the place to do so! I’ve been to a couple of fun Seoul desserts you surely don’t…

How I Found My Soulmate By Traveling The World

Reading Time: 3 minutes This story isn’t one of those “I fell in love while traveling abroad” kind of stories. It’s more about how traveling changed me to meet the person I can call my better half and soulmate. It’s a story about “fate” and trying new things to grow as a person and understanding what you like and…

300th Post: My Blogging Journey

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s really crazy looking back on this incredible blogging journey. Back in 2013, when I had just come back from living in Guangzhou for a 6-month internship, I did something that would forever change my life. I started writing about my experience living in China. Never could I have imagined this blog would become what…

How Koreans Celebrate Buddha’s Birthday

Reading Time: 2 minutes Exactly one year ago, I moved to South Korea and one of the country’s biggest holidays was right around the corner: Buddha’s Birthday! I was lucky to celebrate with Jeongsu and his family and we had a blast. This year, we went to the temples again and hiked around Songnisan in Chungcheongbukdo! However, no matter…

1 Year in Korea: My Favorite Moments

Reading Time: 6 minutes Can you believe I’ve already been 1 year in Korea? I certainly cannot! Time truly flies and I am looking back on all the great things that happened during this one amazing year! In this post, I put together a collection of all the awesome moments I got to experience living in South Korea for…

Mungyeong Saejae – Korea’s Most Underrated Hiking Spot

Reading Time: 2 minutes Are you looking for the perfect day trip out and about? Are you into hiking but also love checking out historical sites at the same time? Do you love to try local foods and drinks? Then Mungyeong Saejae Mountain Pass is the place for you! This pass is the only part of the old road between Seoul…

Where To Pet The Cutest Raccoons in Seoul

Reading Time: 3 minutes South Korea is famous for its vast variety of hip theme cafes. Especially the capital of Seoul has been luring visitors in with its almost bizarre choice of themed coffee houses ranging from cafes where you can dress up as a princess, drink and eat everything shaped like Hello Kitty, or even enter the wizardly…

The 20 Best Places to See Cherry Blossoms in East Asia

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Complete Guide To The Jinhae Cherry Blossom Festival

Reading Time: 3 minutes Spring has finally arrived and the whole country of South Korea seems to be undergoing a transformation! Everywhere in the country, you can see an ocean of white cherry blossoms, however the most spectacular place to see them must be the city of Jinhae on the southern tip of the Peninsula! Each year, the town…

Cold Season: Protect Yourself With Korean Ginseng

Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s the beginning of spring in South Korea, which also means that many people get a nasty cold – including me! As I am writing this, my nose and ears are completely congested and my throat is glazed in mucus. However, the Koreans have a secret weapon against this nasty cold virus: Korean ginseng! This…

The 10 Things You Want To Know Before Traveling South Korea

Reading Time: 7 minutes To be honest, I didn’t know a lot about Korea before I met my husband Jeongsu. Even after we started dating, I couldn’t find a lot of information on what to see and do in Korea. However, since moving to Korea in 2015, I’ve explored a lot of different places and found that there is…

The Most Beautiful Traditional Wear in Asia

Reading Time: 6 minutes Over the past years, one of the best memories I got from traveling have been those when I got to experience traditional wear in different countries. I have dressed up in different Chinese clothing, wore a hanbok in Korea and a kimono in Japan! I absolutely love trying out different traditional wear and it also…

What You Must Eat When In Jeonju

Reading Time: 2 minutes Jeonju is one of my favorite places in South Korea. It’s a wonderful city with a huge traditional hanok village where you can experience Korean traditions to the fullest. The town doesn’t only attract thousands of visitors due to the beautiful architecture or historical value but a big portion of the tourists, both local and…

Watch North Korea from Afar at the DMZ

Reading Time: 3 minutes I’ve always been fascinated by and interested in North Korea. Maybe it’s because of the similar history that Germany shares with the separated Koreas. I’ve watched many amazing speeches from people who made it out of the north (list at the end of the post) and therefore, I absolutely had to visit the border and…

The Safest Countries For Solo Female Travelers

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this awesome post collaboration, some of the best female travel bloggers are sharing their experiences traveling solo. Before I became a seasoned traveler, I wasn’t sure which places were safe for solo female travelers. That’s why I put together this list with many other awesome girl bloggers who love to travel the world. Are you…

5 Romantic Places In Korea You Must Visit

Reading Time: 3 minutes Do you live in Korea and are looking for something special to do on Valentine’s Day? Jeongsu and I are getting ready to celebrate Valentine’s Day and are looking for some romantic places in Korea to visit. Whether you’re alone or with your partner in crime, the following five places are worth checking out for this special…

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