Tag: travel writing
You are the enemy, at your own gate
Taitung – Da Fang Tea House
About a week ago I returned from my trip from Taitung in south eastern Taiwan. It’s a 3 hour train ride from my home in Jiaoxi and 4 hours from Taipei. The reason for this trip was that I was invited to visit Da Feng Tea House. There I was kindly shown around both their…
Chuang Tea House, Yilan Taiwan
The first was a honey black tea, that was sweet because of the natural flavor of the leaves, with nothing being added. The second was a raw puer tea. This tea was a green tea and my personal favorite.
To Ask a Wanderer
A poem by Tyler Golec What are you looking for? Do you Know? Are you just seeking because you must? A sensation, a trigger, like a magnetic force But always, to be drawn far from home. To wander means many things And many things will be found and felt tasted, drank, read, spoken and learned.…
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
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
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…
A Mid-Summer Trip – Hong Kong and Macau
A summary of my trip to Hong Kong and Macau…