I remember all the times when I arrive in a new country and at first everything is new and exciting. But after a few days or weeks I usually get to a point where I feel that it would be just so much nicer to share these experiences with someone else. The only problem was that I didn’t know anyone in that country. After feeling lonely for some time I gradually became an expert in meeting new people and making friends. These are the things that work best for me: Continue reading “How to easily make friends abroad”
I recently attended a 12 day Summer University on sustainable tourism in Slovenia and Croatia which was organized and funded by the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF)*. In this post I am going to share some tips of how to travel more sustainably – many of these I actually implemented myself during this trip!
If you’re in Hanoi and want to explore nothern Vietnam, there are many options to choose from. This post will introduce you to three amazing places that can be reached within a few hours from Hanoi: Halong Bay/ Cat Ba, Sapa and Ninh Binh. Continue reading “Vietnam: Three destinations worth exploring outside of Hanoi”
Accommodation in KL can be very inexpensive if you are only looking for a simple and basic room. These rooms are available for less than 100 Euros. However, most interns prefer to live in a condo and have some amenities such as a gym, pool and air condition. Continue reading “Accommodation in KL: Where to stay?”
Before going abroad for an internship, everyone should take a close look at the financial resources needed. Of course, this differs widely depending on your lifestlye. However, this post will give you an idea about the prices in Kuala Lumpur and how much you’ll get for your money. Continue reading “Internship in Kuala Lumpur: How much does it cost?”
Recently, I spent a lovely long weekend in Penang. As a good friend of mine, who had never been there before, came along, we tried to squeeze in as many activities as possible, while making sure there was enough time to relax. As a result we had an awesome weekend sightseeing, relaxing at the beach, visiting temples and a museum, taking photos of street art, shopping, and most importantly enjoying Penang’s world famous food! Continue reading “Food, culture & beaches – Guide to a perfect weekend in PENANG”