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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


By the River Tamsui

One fine afternoon, in place of long walks, it was the perfect time to ride leisurely by the river Tamsui and watch the sunset in my rented bicycle. 27 more words

Sunrise Sunset

Watermelon as Menu Medium

One papaya milk please…as I pointed to item number 1 of the menu written on a giant watermelon at a shop in Tamsui, Taiwan.


Gold Rush, Ba-Wan and Taro Balls: Jiufen 九份

About an hour away from Taipei City, Jiufen is where Taipei people go for a nice one day trip. Similar to the California Gold Rush, the discovery of gold during Japanese occupation pushed Jiufen to be the center of gold mining. 340 more words


Lets have a beer or two.

Take the red MRT Line to Tamsui-Station and then take the bus No. 26 to the Fisherman’s Wharf Station. Go to the beach, walk like 5 minutes. 55 more words