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Asia

  • Asia,  China,  Top Lists

    Top 20 Highlights: Xi’an

    There are a few cities richer in historical significance than the city of Xi’an. Once the ancient capital of Imperial China, it played host to countless dynasties and distant merchants. The city was brought to international recognition by its jaw-dropping…

  • Asia,  Blog,  Taiwan

    Keelung: Ghosts and Good Times

    Taiwan is currently in the heart of Ghost Month, a time when locals honour their ancestors. This time around, rather than taking a back seat, I decided to jump right into the festivities. Sure enough, we found a place nearby…

  • Asia,  Itinerary,  Thailand

    The Ultimate Itinerary: Chiang Mai in 4 Days

    The ancient capital of Chiang Mai perfectly illustrates the spectrum of what makes Thailand so great. Spectacular natural landscapes and undeniable spirituality live hand in hand alongside vicious martial arts and vibrant red-light districts. There’s little wonder that so many…

  • Asia,  Blog,  Taiwan

    Beigang, Matsu Islands: The Asian Mediterranean

    After spending 4 days exploring military forts and experiencing the iconic blue tears on the island of Nangang, our eyes were set on our next adventure on another of the Matsu Islands. Thankfully, we wouldn’t need to go too far!…

  • Asia,  Guides,  Japan

    Travel Plan: How to See Rockabilly Dancers in Tokyo

    Despite Japan’s notoriously buttoned-up culture, Tokyo is known for its eccentric characters. From cosplaying teens to anime-addicted adults, there are plenty of quirky sub-cultures to indulge in. Of them all, only one draws a dedicated weekly crowd along the streets…

  • Asia,  Guides,  Taiwan

    The Ultimate Travel Guide: Kaohsiung

    While Taipei represents the fast-paced city life of the North, Kaohsiung encapsulates the easy-going laid-back vibes of the South. Though don’t be fooled by its casual nature, as this city packs quite a punch! The beachside municipality epitomizes the blossoming…