December 21, 2016

Best Destinations of 2016: Alaska, England, Quebec, and More

It’s that time of the year again. Let’s look back and review the 10 best destinations of 2016! This year was full of new experiences and visiting familiar places that I adore. I spent a lot of time in Korea […]
May 14, 2016

The Eight Elephants and Dreaming Dragons

This wasn’t my first visit to Eight Elephants Hostel. Six years ago, during Chinese New Year, I traveled to Taipei alone. I think this was one of the only hostels I could find in Taipei. I landed in rainy Taipei […]
May 13, 2016

Yehliu Geopark: The Queen’s Head, Fairy’s Shoe, and More

Looking like a brush stroke of a Chinese calligraphy, an island of Taiwan is packed with interesting geological features. That’s the reason how we could soak in the mineral-rich hot springs anywhere in the country. The coastlines look dramatic, like […]
May 5, 2016

My Funny Taipei

Coincidence. Serendipity. And then some. During the few days I recently spent in Taipei, I’ve encountered a few head scratchers. It’s not really about cultural differences; it’s more like discovering interesting items that I never thought I’d see. Here are […]
May 4, 2016

Beitou Hot Springs: Taipei’s Urban Heaven

Is there a better way to spend an afternoon than soaking in a natural hot spring? Well, there might be but this is pretty hard to beat. Even before buying a flight ticket to Taipei, I got excited about the […]
November 30, 2010

Tai-chi, Taiwanese Flag Ceremony and the Boom Box

Some of ‘famous’ photography of Asia, you can see massive group of tai chi fairly often. Nothing like this in any other continent. Tai chi, or Taiji is a Chinese philosophy. Many Chinese are doing this for meditation and exercising. […]
July 12, 2010

Runaway Photo of the week: ‘Happiness’ in Taipei, Taiwan

. . . . *Location : Taipei, Taiwan . *Occasion : Infront of Taipei 101 building. Look at her. Isn’t she peaceful? It was a big poster on the entire wall, temporarily. Because of a construction. I had to take […]
March 4, 2010

Eight Elephants Hostel in Taipei, Taiwan

Looking for a good hostel in Taipei? Find a right place to stay is a key for a good trip planning. If you are scheduled to visit Taiwan’s capital city Taiwan, I recommend you to stay at the Eight Elephants […]