Andong is a town for South Korean standards. Why did I go to a town? To experience traditional Korean culture 🙂
When the media report about South Korea, it is rarely about the beautiful things. Sometimes it’s about the most recent high-tech toy from Samsung or LG, but most of the time about the still ongoing conflict with North Korea.
Seoul – that doesn’t just mean Gangnam Style, shopping and neon lights, but also racoons and temples 😉
After 61 days on the road I’m finally back home. Want to know how it all went? Read all the details here 🙂
Going to South Korea? I’ve collected all the important things I have learned during my two weeks in the country 🙂
If you effectively just have two days for a trip to Beijing and its surroundings, the plan pretty much makes itself. One day goes to Tianamen Square, the Forbidden City and the neighboring areas, and the other one to the Chinese Wall (萬里長城).
The first ten days of my mini trip around the world have passed, and it’s time to post something again 🙂 My first stop to was Beijing, the capital of China, and in this post you can read what has happened while I was there.
The history of Moldova is closely linked to Jewish culture. In 1903 there were over 200,000 jews in the region, now there are only about 15,000 left. And the traces of their history are slowly fading.
Many people think that there are no white spaces on maps anymore. Tourists in the Himalayas seem to bump into each other at the top of Mount Everest and have been able to post to Instagram via a special mobile network for years. Former “insider locations” are now served by budget airlines. But one doesn’t have to travel far away: The Republic of Moldova, one of the world’s least visited countries, is located between Romania and Ukraine – just two hours from Frankfurt by plane. The exact numbers differ, but most statistics agree that much less than 20.000 international tourists
I have to admit it: 53 countries in ten years, but I’ve never actually circumnavigated the world in a single trip. So it is about time 🙂