Blogs of Asia Exchange students

Below you can find links to blogs written by our students. By reading these blogs you can not only get a glimpse into student life in Asia, but you can also find lots of helpful, firsthand tips for your own study abroad period.

Bali, Indonesia – Warmadewa University

Henri is a 24-year-old student from Finland. In summer 2017 he took a leap to a completely new world as he studied as an exchange student at Warmadewa University and explored the wonders of Indonesia for four months.

Henkka’s adventure in Bali

Bali, Indonesia – Udayana University

Valentin is a student at MCI Management Center Innsbruck, Austria. In autumn 2017 he studies at the Udayana University in Bali. In his bilingual blog he writes about his adventures in Bali.

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Karina is a student from Denmark. She spends the autumn semester 2017 at Udayana University. In her blog you find pictures and thoughts of everyday life in Bali.

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Bali, Indonesia - Asia Exchange student blog Janni

Janni is a student from University of Stockholm. She spent her fall semester 2015 in Bali.

JJ taking on the world

Bali, Indonesia - Asia Exchange student blog Katarina

Katarina is a tourism student from Arcada University of Applied Sciences (Finland). In her bilingual blog she shares her travel photos from Bali.


Bali, Indonesia - Asia Exchange student blog Juuso

Juuso’s blog from 2014 contains everything you need to know about spending a study abroad semester in Bali!

Student Life in Bali

Bali, Indonesia - Asia Exchange student blog Mike
Mike is a 20-year old student from the US. He spends the spring semester 2017 in Bali.

A Guy Abroad

Bali, Indonesia - Asia Exchange student blog Nasi Goreng
Mariah is an American from Plymouth State University. She studied at Udayana University in spring semester 2016. Follow her Indonesian adventures!

Nasi Goreng and Bintang

Other blogs from Bali:

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Universiti Putra Malaysia

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Asia Exchange student blog Janni and Assi
Janni and Assi are Hospitality Management students from Karelia university of Applied Sciences (Finland). On their second study year they wanted to do something different and study abroad in Malaysia.


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - Asia Exchange student blog Pilvi and Arttu
Pilvi and Arttu are environmental engineering students from Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Finland. In Autumn 2017 they are on exchange in Universiti Putra Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur. Follow their adventures on Instagram!

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Phuket, Thailand – Prince of Songkla University

Phuket, Thailand - Asia Exchange student blog Judit
Judit is a 26-year old student writing about her exchange experience from Phuket in the fall semester of 2015. Her blog features beautiful photos and interesting stories about life in Thailand.


Other blogs from Phuket:

Bangkok, Thailand – Kasetsart University

Bangkok, Thailand - Asia Exchange student blog Milena

  • Milena (autumn 2015): millegirl (Instagram microblog)

Bangkok, Thailand – Siam University

Bangkok, Thailand - Asia Exchange student blog Ana
Ana is an economics and business student sharing her exchange experience in her blog in Bangkok Thailand in autumn 2016.

Ana in Asia

Other blogs from Bangkok

Seoul, Korea – Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Seoul, South Korea - Asia Exchange student blog Seouloved
Antonia is a 21-year old public relations student reporting from her exchange period in Seoul Korea. Her blog is a mix of beautiful photos and stories about the South Korean lifestyle.


Seoul, South Korea - Asia Exchange student blog Anika
Anika is a Media Management student at University of Applied Sciences in Mittweida, Germany. She likes photography and writing. In spring 2017 she did a semester abroad in Seoul.


Seoul, South Korea - Asia Exchange student blog Niklas
Niklas from Germany spent the fall semester 2015 in the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies. In his blog he writes about both his studies as an exchange student and his personal insights from the city of Seoul.

Hankuk and me

Osaka, Japan – Otemon Gakuin University

Seoul, South Korea - Asia Exchange student blog Vivian
Vivian is a Canadian studying in Finland. She’s doing her exchange at Otemon Gakuin University in Japan in autumn semester 2017.

My Exchange Semester in Japan

Guangzhou, China – Guangzhou University

Guangzhou, China - Asia Exchange student blog China calls
Miika from the University of Vaasa (Finland) spent the autumn semester 2015 in Guangzhou. Miika’s blog is a comprehensive coverage of his experiences in Canton.

China Calls

Guangzhou, China - Asia Exchange student blog Mimmi
Mimmi from Finland spent the fall term 2014 as an exchange student in Guangzhou. In her blog she shares her pictures and experiences of her studies and the Chinese way of life.

Mimmi in China

Shanghai, China – Shanghai University

Matti and Alexander are social economics students from Hamburg, Germany. They study at Shanghai University in Autumn 2017. The blog is in German and contains a lot of fascinating pictures. 

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Lisa studied at Shanghai University in Autumn 2014. In her blog (written in German) she tells about her experiences and impressions of China.

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 Do you want to write a blog during your study abroad semester?

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