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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…
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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.…
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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…
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The feeling of belonging somewhere (or nowhere)

Since I am abroad, the question "Where are you from" has been asked quite a number of times - and it's totally fine. It's even okay when people look at me like I am a straight liar when I answer that I am German. Also, it's okay to be confused,…
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Friendships and relationships with a due date

To start with, the headline might be misleading because in my opinion, if a friendship or relationship is genuine and based on mutual trust and love, it does not have a “due date”. I have met a number of people who have friends or met their…
Jakarta
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Visit Jakarta in 2 days (and how safe is it to travel there as a girl)?

Last month, my friend Mette and I traveled to Jakarta with no expectations or actual idea what to do in the city. We googled around and found some things to do and see but just a little information about how Jakarta is really like. And on top…
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The dilemma of living abroad

I remember when I was 19, I left my parent’s home for a gap year as soon as I finished high school. The stereotype work and travel adventure in Australia, with a few months backpacking in South East Asia (or in my case suitcasing since I can’t…
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My favourite spots in Beijing (architecture version)

5 weeks in Beijing went by so crazy fast and before I knew, I was on a plane going to my next destination, leaving China with lots of great memories and experiences :) Beijing is beautiful - especially when you are like me, and in love with…
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What I like about China (and why I might miss it in Denmark)

Hej everyone! It's been almost 3 weeks since I left gray Copenhagen for Beijing. I never had the chance to really get to know the Chinese lifestyle before. China and its business culture is included in the curriculum of my studies and I…
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I love Lyon ♥ (go visit this amazing city!)

I returned from my summer in Lyon a few days ago and to be honest I am missing it every day. Perfect to my mood, Copenhagen was rainy and grey in the first days I came back home. If you have the chance to go to Lyon, don't hesitate a second…