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Bridge to the Sky

Today’s post is going to be about a one-day trip I took two years ago to Pingxi (平溪), Taiwan. Pingxi is a locally well-known tourist spot less than an hour away from Taipei by train, making it perfect for a weekend getaway. 1,390 more words


Taiwan Lightsaber Master

Photos by Wally Santana

This is not your father’s lightsaber, Luke. 1,651 more words

Photo Essay

The 3 Waterfalls of Sandiaoling

The trail to the three waterfalls (Hegu, Motian and Pipadong) in Sandiaoling (三貂嶺) is one of my favorite in northern Taiwan. If you are tired of stairs and paved trails around Taipei, but don’t feel like doing a serious hike in the mountains, then this one might be an ideal choice. 821 more words


Book My Trip! Sent to Hong Kong & Taiwan

I really like the Postcrossing Forum location-based trades, where I get to choose the destinations to which I send my cards–and the places from which the cards I eventually get will come.   206 more words

{taipei} shimen seafood

After wandering around the Shimen wharf, taking in the beautiful waterfront view, we hunkered down and chose some fresh sea creatures to send to the kitchen to get cooked up! 64 more words


{taipei} shimen wharf

While in Taiwan, I went on a little day trip to Shimen, which is not too far from Taipei. I found out that you can actually bus there, but my uncle thought it best to drive, especially since my almost 100-year-old grandma was headed there with us. 131 more words