Tag: Asia

  • An Early Summer School Adventure: Singapore

    An Early Summer School Adventure: Singapore

    Just about a week ago I arrived back from a school trip to Singapore. It was a bit longer of a stay than some of my past trips but one that came with the vast responsibility of taking care of the students along for the ride. Perhaps I wasn’t able to do quite everything I […]

  • Huashan 1914 Creative Park Taipei, A Travel Guide

    Huashan 1914 Creative Park Taipei, A Travel Guide

    It fell into ruin over the decades before the city of Taipei decided it wished to tear the whole thing down. Artists of Taipei petitioned the city to preserve the district, to restore the buildings. They succeeded and today Huashan is a bustling tourist destination filled with people nearly every weekend.

  • Travel Guide for Yilan County

    Travel Guide for Yilan County

    Often, those visiting Taiwan, or even those who simply live in Taipei and wish to take trips out of the city, will venture to Yilan County. This is the beautiful coastal region of Taipei famous for its beaches, rice patties, and cong you bing. Having lived in Yilan for two years I would like to […]

  • An Adventure in Autumn – Cambodia

    An Adventure in Autumn – Cambodia

    Saturday was for touring the Wats and ruins, Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, and Ta Prohm. These are wondrous structures and too much to realistically tackle in one day.

  • Balle Balle Indian Restaurant, Taipei

    Balle Balle Indian Restaurant, Taipei

    Introducing himself to me as Mr. GV, the founder and manager of Balle Balle Indian Restaurant in Taipei was incredibly hospitable when I visited his restaurant this past Saturday, October 20th. Before sitting down to talk with me he could be seen going from table to table to chat with the patrons to help them […]

  • Night Markets in Taiwan

    Night Markets in Taiwan

    Taiwan is a small Asian nation full of many wonders, but the one that makes it stand out compared to its counter parts are its night markets. They serve as both a hub of nightlife and tourism, but also a hub for the expression of this nation’s deep culture. Long before westerner, Japanese, or Korean […]

  • A Mid-Summer Trip – Hong Kong and Macau

    A Mid-Summer Trip – Hong Kong and Macau

    A summary of my trip to Hong Kong and Macau…

  • Taipei Travel Guide

    Taipei Travel Guide

    Taipei Travel Guide For that 20, and 30 something traveler So, you have a week vacation and want to go to Asia. Now this isn’t going to be a cheap trip, but you already know this and have probably looked at airfare. The choice becomes where to go. Japan probably jumps to the top of […]