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Taipei Trash Talk

I’m writing this out of complete ignorance (great way to start a bit of writing).   So, you wake up from a deep sleep and you’re walking around the town with some once tasty gum in your mouth.  1,909 more words


Temples, Scrubs and Doctor Fish.

So apart from kayaking, how did I fill up my time in Chiang Mai?
Firstly with temples. There are temples a plenty in Chiang Mai. They occur with as much frequency as 7 Elevens (bless you 7 elevens, capitalist import that you are, with your industrial strength air conditioning and cheap, cheap water), and slightly less frequency than massage parlours. 1,468 more words


Snacking around My Tho Night Market

We all know Southeast Asia is famous for its night markets. Thailand is the famous one among all in the region. But have you ever thought of Vietnam’s one? 549 more words


China #3 Beijing Night Markets

After our delightful walk in Jingshan Park it was back onto the bus and a return to our hotel, well at least as close as our bus could get to the hotel, a walk of about 400m away. 1,433 more words

For Armchair Travellers

$5 Friday: Taiwanese Pepper Buns

I’ve been busy lately, immersed in writing about my experiences of Chinese postpartum confinement to finally finish a book I have been writing for three years.   621 more words


Festival Italiano + Glenfield Night Market

I had my weekend all set and planned – finish all the house chores, do grocery shopping for the week, and cap the day off at the Glenfield Night Market so I can sleep in and have Monday to myself. 573 more words


Night markets, soothsayers and karaoke keep Hong Kong lively after dark

HONG KONG — A group of thugs bursts into an unassuming restaurant and the diners barely look up while gossiping over their noodle dishes.

Patrons of this local institution, the Mido Cafe, continue eating unfazed as the ruffians turn over tables and break a glass door. 802 more words