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  • 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,  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!…

  • Blog,  Europe

    Amsterdam: 24 hrs To Destruction

    3 and a half years ago, I travelled back to the UK for the first time since I’d moved away to China. On the way back home, I made sure my itinerary included a very necessary stop in Amsterdam. A…

  • Asia,  Blog,  Taiwan

    Taichung: An Artistic Touch

    With Tomb Sweeping Festival approaching in Taiwan, it was the perfect time to find a decent spot to travel for the next few days. Though I’ve visited every major city from Taipei to Kaohsiung, there was only major stop left…

  • Blog,  Taiwan

    Wulai: Aboriginals and Hot Springs

    Karma is a relentless force that I came to know all too well over the last 6 months. While the rest of the world has been in complete turmoil over the last 2 years, I was fortunate enough to live…

  • Asia,  Blog,  Taiwan

    Turtle Island: Snakes and Volcanoes

    Since the beginning of the COVID outbreak, until recently, travel has been unrestricted within Taiwan! During that time I was fortunate enough to visit most of the country’s iconic sites. My options on new places to explore were starting to…