How to easily make friends abroad

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”

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How to be a sustainable traveller, save money and have a better travel experience

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!

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Food, culture & beaches – Guide to a perfect weekend in PENANG

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”

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