Chiang Mai is a city that has everything to offer: food, nature, scenery & nightlife. Continue reading Welcome to the jungle – Chiang Mai, Thailand
Tokyo contrasts with Osaka and especially Taiwan in many ways. This was 6 days as a “gaijin” in Tokyo. No chronological journal this time, but a list of thoughts. Big city life and cultural habits I could start by saying … Continue reading Japan Part two : Tokyo
Guess what ? I’m writing from the transit area. Well technically it isn’t since it’s a domestic flight. Anyway, lets review my very first days in Japan. Late arrival in Namba I had planned to take the shuttle as soon … Continue reading Japan part one : Osaka & Kyoto
The third day of Chinese New Year, we headed south to visit Hsiao-Ching extended family in Taichung’s countryside. In short, we had another meal, went to the temple and spent hours in the night market in Daija. Food marathon It … Continue reading Da Nian Chu Yi : Meal, Night market, temple and fireworks in Taichung.
The second day of Chinese New Year is to move around the country and pay the extended family a visit. This is not exactly what we did, but we still went on a journey to Shifen, Raifung and Houtong. First … Continue reading A journey to the East of Taiwan
This is “Happy New Near in Mandarin”. This ritual takes a few days and taught me core values of Taiwanese families: being surrounded by your loved ones, wealth, health and a journey to accomplish these wishes. Morning in Taipei, evening … Continue reading “Xin Nian Kuai Le”
I arrived in Taoyuan Airport yesterday at 4pm local time. So far I’ve been amazed by every single thing I have seen. From a local perspective I don’t feel like a tourist so far, more of an explorer. Surrounded I’m … Continue reading Off to Taipei