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Southern California Night Markets

One of the great things about traveling is seeing things in other countries that it would be nice to have at home, things like arts funding, betel nut beauties, caning, compulsory voting, developed cycling infrastructure, elevenses, free state colleges, green roofs, gun control, pub culture, universal healthcare, pot cafés, salted licorice, and trains that travel faster than mobility scooters, to name a few. 1,617 more words

1Up Abroad: Taiwan Part 1

So I didn’t expect I’d be doing another series of 1Up Abroad so soon after the last! Late last year I strayed from the usual pop culture talk and did a short travel series based on my time in Hong Kong… 2,519 more words

North Vancouver Night Markets

Summer is fast approaching in Vancouver, with the weather recently changing from wet and cold to sunny and warm. With Summer come the night markets in North Vancouver… 263 more words


The Ultimate 48 Hour Taipei Itinerary

When I taught in Taiwan, I was lucky to live 30 minutes away from Taipei by high speed rail. I spent many weekends exploring the unique neighborhoods, going to cultural events, hiking, and of course, eating and drinking it up. 36 more words


Fried ice cream

Day 40 of The Big Adventure, according to Sarah (let’s just assume it’s Sarah from now on, unless specified otherwise).

The next 6 hours seemed to pass pretty quickly (I must have fallen asleep at some point) because the next thing I knew the bus was coming to a stop and there seemed to be some sort of commotion. 778 more words

The land of smiles: a week in Chiang Mai

We started this crazy month of traveling in the northern city of Chiang Mai, Thailand. We had heard so many wonderful stories that Cassie and I wanted to start our adventure in this beautiful city. 1,964 more words


Day 207: Hualien, Taiwan

Continued north along Taiwan’s east coast to Hualien.

And of course, it wouldn’t be Taiwan without an awesome night market (with a giant inflatable whale).