Copenhagen based LIFESTYLE, EXPAT & TRAVEL BLOG

Hej and welcome to my blog! 🙂 I am Tuni Nguyen – a 24 year old, German-Vietnamese girl living and studying in beautiful Copenhagen.
I hope you like reading my articles about life in Denmark, my travels around the world and enjoy my random thoughts and bad jokes 🙂

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Spending holidays without your family

No matter if Christmas, Easter, Chanukka, Lunar New Year, End of Ramadan or another holiday is the most important holiday for you, we are all on the same page when talking about the feeling of spending these days far from home and our families. For me, both Christmas and Lunar New Year (or Chinese New […]

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Fighting off Winter Blues (because calling it seasonal affective disorder or winter depression is too harsh imo)

Winter isn’t always easy, especially when you see spring on the calendar but snow falling outside your window. The weather drains your energy, and you can’t do much outside without feeling like your nose is about to fall off. Sometimes there is the case of winter depression or seasonal affective disorder.  I don’t like to use […]

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Danes don’t really date (neither do most people now)

So upfront, this is based on my own or my friend’s experiences and do not reflect the entire population of one country or nation, etc. I just got inspired the other day when my friend Olivia came to the Open Days at Copenhagen Business School and got a brochure with some facts about Denmark 🙂 […]

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Colourful Copenhagen (appreciating the here and now)

It’s Valentine’s Day! And since I will spend the day working, studying and visiting my doctor and have not even a tiny bit romance in my life, I thought it might be nice to express my (sometimes on and off) love for Copenhagen! 🙂 Even though the Danish weather is not the most lovable or […]

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My summer language course (Copenhagen Business Confucius Institute: International Summer School at Renmin University)

Last July I was lucky to stay in Beijing 4 weeks and attend the Copenhagen Business Confucius Institute (CBCI)- International Summer School at Renmin University, one of the most renowned university in Beijing. Before the scholarship, I have never been in Beijing and did not know what a great experience I will have during the summer […]

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Are you a doctor yet? – The Asian pressure of success

“Are you a doctor yet?” Everyone knows that joke and meme right? – So, what’s behind it? For the past months, I got in touch more often with people who feel the pressure of succeeding in their career, studies or family planning. Sometimes they feel that way because it is to “pay back” the efforts […]

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The Philippines – how safe is it to travel around there (with some travel tips and costs)

Happy New Year! 💖 Some of you might have the Philippines on your bucket list for 2018 but wonder how safe it is to travel. Here are my personal experiences with pieces of advice and costs for tours, so you can plan your trip  🙂 In the beginning of November, I was going to Cebu […]

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How I can afford traveling 10 countries this year (and so can you) – My 2017 Recap and 2018 New Years Resolution

I got asked this question so many times in person, on Instagram or Facebook: “Tuni.. you are a student, how can you afford to travel all the time?” First of all, I do not travel full-time but am a full-time Bachelor student and also, none of my trips this year were sponsored by any companies, […]

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