“Papas Brot” – a german bakery in seoul

Hi guys! Korea has a large and great selection of different dishes, but sometimes as a European you miss some food that is not so easy to get here. As being a German potato myself, a typical case for me is bread. The Korean version is unfortunately often too sweet for me and simply not […]

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Petite France – A touch of Europe in Korea

Hi guys! You live in Korea but miss European flair? Or have you always wanted to visit France but never had the chance? Well, there’s one place where you’ll probably find more “France” than anywhere else in Korea. This place is called ‘Petite France’. It is built like a small village, but no one actually […]

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Hiking Adventure to Namhansanseong Fortress

Hi guys! Hiking is one of Koreas most popular free time activities. No matter if young or old – a lot of people escape into nature when the city and everyday life gets too busy. There are a lot of hiking options nearby and around Seoul, so of course I had to try it for […]

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An oasis in the middle of Gangnam – The Tea Collective

Hi guys! You’ve been living in Seoul for a while and want to escape the busy & crowded streets? You want to enjoy a cup of tea or a coffee with a stunning view over Gangnam? Then this post should be interesting for you! Update (February 2020): Unfortunately this cafe is no longer open anymore. […]

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Dining with a view – The Royal Food & Drink

Hi guys! Seoul has endless great restaurants and places to eat, but not each of them has got a skyline view of the city. Since I’m an absolute fan of rooftops, one restaurant has been on my bucket list for a very long time: The Royal Food & Drink. It’s a bit hidden, but with […]

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a visit to the secret garden of Changdeokgung Palace during winter

Hi guys! Seoul experienced its first snow this winter and of course I had to go outside and check out some places that just hit different during snowfall. One of these places is the Secret Garden of Changdeokgung Palace. It’s a very popular sightseeing spot anyway, but with the change of seasons, the mood of […]

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Life in Korea – The More You Know Part 2

Hi guys! I’m back with another blog post with questions and other things you might want to know about staying in Korea a longer time period. Let’s start! #1 Is Korea expensive? Yes and no. I would say if you live here long-term, it’s expensive. Rent, groceries and basically everything you need for an everyday […]

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BTS: Map of the soul – pop up store

Hi guys! A new BTS merchandise pop up store opened in the district of Sinsa (Seoul), which is only available to visit for a limited amount of time. You need to have a valid NAVER account in order to get a ticket. This app is one of the most used ones in Korea, but unfortunately […]

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Covid19 situation in Korea

Hi guys! In this blogpost I’ll be giving you an inside how the covid situation is handled in Korea. All in all, I’d say this country is doing an amazing job during these hard times – the government sets strict rules, but they work and most people follow these rules so everyone can live their […]

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Floating Starbucks on Han River

Hi guys! Koreans love coffee – they drink a huge amount of it every day. Especially “Iced Americano” (black coffee with icecubes) is the go-to. Since living here, I developed a light addiction to it, minimum one coffee a day is a must for me. In order to satisfy the coffee addiction, there are many […]

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