The 10 Things You Want To Know Before Your Malaysia Holidays

Reading Time: 6 minutes Malaysia is an upcoming travel destination that has seen a tremendous increase in foreign tourists in the past decade. The most popular city in the country is Kuala Lumpur, a multicultural metropolis that fulfills wanderlusters’ dreams. Before you get ready to pack your bags, check out these 10 things you want to know before visiting…

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…

5 Castles in Germany You Shouldn’t Miss

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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.…

The Perfect Itinerary For Exploring Hamburg

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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…

15 Instagram Photos That Will Make You Want To Travel Bangkok

Reading Time: < 1 minute Bangkok was the first city in Asia I visited and I remember it very well. This vibrant and exciting city set the foundation for my love for Asia. After spending 5 exciting days in this city, I departed on my adventure of backpacking through Thailand a couple of years ago. You should definitely travel Bangkok, even…

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…

The Beijing Layover Itinerary – How To See Beijing During A Layover

Reading Time: 5 minutes 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…

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…

Long-Distance Flights: 5 Tips To Stay Sane

Reading Time: 3 minutes I love traveling and especially like to venture far beyond my known borders. I usually don’t mind long-distance flights but multiple connections, annoying passengers and bad food can get on anyone’s nerves. Having to sit in a tiny seat for 10-12 hours at a time is a pure nightmare for most of us. Dry air,…

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…

The Best First-Time China Itinerary – The Best Places To See In China On Your First Trip

Reading Time: 4 minutes China has become a top destination for travellers from all corners of the earth over the past few years. This is no surprise since the country has so many exceptional places and sites to offer. Rich in culture, history and food variety, China should be on everybody’s travel bucket list. However, due to its enormous…

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…

China – Laos: How NOT To Cross The Border

Reading Time: 3 minutes Traveling Yunnan Province, China,  with my mom left me with some of my fondest travel memories: enjoying tea at a local teahouse in Kunming, hiking the majestic Jade Dragon Snow Mountain in Lijiang, and cruising the Mekong in Xishuangbanna. With a heavy heart, my mom and I left Jinghong in Yunnan only to travel to one…

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 Compact Xi’an Itinerary – The Best Things to See and Do in Xi’an

Reading Time: 4 minutes Hands down, Xi’an is one of my favorite places I’ve traveled to in China. The city has something so unique and special about it that you simply cannot find anywhere else! Due to its boom in the Tang Dynasty, when Arabian and Persian traders carried on business and settled in the city, the Muslim influence is…

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