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24 Sep
One month in Spain

The month has almost passed. At the 26th of August, I left for Spain. The aim of all this was to start with the internship and graduation project at AporVino Buenos Vinos, and it all went different than expected! This is Cáceres. The old city of Cáceres...

17 Jun
Graduation project in Cáceres

Hi people! With great pleasure I can announce that I have found a placement in Cáceres, Spain, to write my thesis in form of a marketingplan. For months I have been searching for the right company in the right place and with the right graduation assignment. Through...

25 Feb
2018: Hi Cambodia!

The new year had started, 2018! We spent it in Mui Né, Vietnam, and stayed in the same hostel for a couple of days. After Mui Né, we went to Ho Chi Minh/Saigon as our final destination in Vietnam. After spending two days in the...

24 Feb
December in Vietnam

At the 16th of December, our semester at Konkuk University ended after 20 weeks and it was time for us to start with the month of traveling. During our time in Korea, we were already planning it a bit ahead, about where to go after...

27 Nov
Graduation Assignment!

Hi everyone! It is with great pleasure to say that the beginning of the end has come: graduation! After studying at Avans University of Applied Sciences for 3.5 years, it is time for me to start with the final phase of the International Business and Languages...

03 Nov
October in Seoul

Midterm exams are over and it went well. I passed 4 out of 5 courses with a grade over the average. In the end, this will be added to the final exam grade and the attendance & participation grade. So, after a week of locking...

12 Oct
Chuseok Roadtrip

During the 28th of September until the 9th of October, we had 10 days off from school and figured this would be the best time to explore the country. This week is a public holiday in South Korea, since various special events are being celebrated. To start...

20 Sep
Gyeongbokgung Palace

Last weekend we thought it was about time to visit one of Seoul's palaces, Gyeongbokgung! Gyeongbokgung was the main royal palace during the Joseon dynasty. Built in the north of Seoul (by then the heart) and surrounded by mountains, Gyeongbokgung is one of the most...

13 Sep
Gwangjang Market, Jeju Island

New week filled with lots of nice activities! Yesterday I was aware of the fact that I have already spent three weeks in Korea, time flies. I hopped on the metro and decided to check out Gwangjang Market. It is a traditional market with food, clothing,...

30 Aug
Week 1: some cultural activities

The first week in Seoul has been great! The entrance of Sejong University has this beautiful gate // Streets in the Gwangjin-gu district around Konkuk University. The Buddhist Bongeunsa-ro Temple (AD794) in the Gangnam district. 'Bongeunsa' means 'honoring the king'. Extraordinary to see these temples in the middle of...