Sun Moon Lake has been the Taiwan of my dreams. Ever since I set my gaze on pictures of it some years ago – of its placid waters, it’s lofty mountain ranges at the background which are softened by the descending fog, blanketting the base – it has always been on my mind. Continue reading Sun Moon Lake
It was sunny and very humid, typical of a Vietnamese summer. The day before that, we arrived in Hue, the old capital of Vietnam, particularly of the Nguyen dynastic rule. The rest of the day we spent exploring the old forbidden city, the imperial city. It was nearest to where we stayed. This day, since we did not have an itinerary in mind, we went … Continue reading Hue, Nguyen Country
It was cloudy when I had my start. Around 9:30AM, I arrived at Pier 4 in the Central Ferry Terminal just in front of IFC tower in Central Hong Kong island. Pier 4 is the terminal for ferries going to two towns in Lamma Island: Yung Shue Wan and Sok Kwu Wan. Around 11AM, the ferry docked on Yung Shue Wan. As soon as I … Continue reading Hong Kong : Beyond the Skyscrapers
Well, not yet… Imagine you just landed in Taiwan and now all you want is your first “authentic” true-blue bubble milk tea, with Taiwan-flavored pearls swimming inside. (I can’t seriously imagine what a Taiwan taste is!) But before you had your first sip of milk tea, or hoping you will come across Jerry Yan somewhere, you might want to take on some easy to go … Continue reading Don’t Buy Milk Tea in Taipei!