The best of Taiwan, a 10D/9N trip - Part I May 10th 2015 After a couple of short trips to nearby Malaysia and Indonesia, the first big one for the year arrived. Having had little time to plan for our itinerary, we pieced together some recommendations online and friends' advices before flying off to the land of friendly people! Here's how our 10 days in Taiwan looked like, and I shall attempt to recall the best snippets of the trip.
Day 1: 嘉義 (Ch ... read more
Asia » Taiwan In 1895, military defeat forced China to cede Taiwan to Japan. Taiwan reverted to Chinese control after World War II. Following the Communist victory on the mainland in 1949, 2 million Nationalists fled to Taiwan and established a government using th... ... read more
Coming through the standard education that pushed myself to seek for academic excellence, I never really knew what I wanted to do, and no aspirations on what I really want to be in the future. Growing up from a not so well-to-do family (but a very blessed one), I had little opportunities to travel, hence making my every journey on the plane/cruise/train a precious one. With every trip, I grew to like, then love the idea of just packing a bag, fly and go. An immense sense of satisfaction from understanding more about an unknown place, interacting with the locals from a ... full info