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  • 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,  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…

  • Asia,  Guides,  Taiwan

    How to Pray in a Taiwanese Temple

    There are a few countries as in touch with their spirituality as Taiwan. The crucible of Taiwanese culture has brought together elements from some of the world’s oldest religions and ancient superstitions. This unique blend has resulted in some very…

  • Asia,  Guides,  Japan

    The 7 Best Places to See Tokyo’s Shibuya Crossing

    Ingrained in our minds through movies, documentaries and countless Instagram shots alike, the Shibuya Crossing is the iconic image of Tokyo! The 4-way intersection is the epitome of the city’s perfect harmony of fastidious organisation and total chaos as it…

  • Asia,  South Korea,  Top Lists

    The 20 Best Highlights To See In Seoul

    Seoul is an up-and-coming trend-setting capital that has helped push South Korea onto the edge of everyone’s mind. From its own music genres and jaw-dropping series to culinary masterpieces and life-changing technology, Seoul functions as the beating heart of a…