I was supposed to visit Taiwan last month, but due to COVID-19, had to cancel plans. I miss my relatives dearly, but thankfully have good memories from my trip last year to Taiwan and Japan.
This post shares my three days in Taiwan, followed by four days in Japan. This was my first ever non-business solo trip.
Continue reading “7 days in Taiwan and Japan: how I survived traveler’s diarrhea in my first ever solo travel.”
On Saturday, September 6, I went snorkeling on Green Island, off the coast of Taiwan.
Continue reading “Green Island: snorkeling in rich coral reef.”
On Friday, September 5 at 11:15pm, I set out from Taipei to Green Island 綠島 with friends Michael, Henry, and Shirley.
Green Island is a prepubescent child of Taiwan, about 20 miles off the coast of Taitung 台東. We took a night bus from Taipei to Kaohsiung, then a train Taitung, and finally a ferry to the island.
Continue reading “Taiwan: vacationing on the Green Island.”
Apologies for not posting recently, I’ve been extremely busy and haven’t had any mental energy to produce blog posts.
On Sunday, April 4, I went hiking again with the Taipei Adventure Group. We were going to Wulai, a 45 minute drive away from the outskirts of Taipei city. We took the 849 bus from Xindian 新店 MRT Station.
Upon arriving, we saw this view.
Continue reading “In the Taiwan mountains: Wulai”
On Saturday, March 29, I went hiking with the infamous Taiwan Adventure Group. The 15 of us took Bus 795 from the outskirts of Taipei over to the town and began our hike.
Continue reading “Mudslides and leeches: hiking in Pingxi, Taiwan.”
I went to my grandma (mom’s side) house for Chinese New Years. Her house is located in Chiayi 嘉義, the middle/south part of Taiwan.
Continue reading “Chiayi for Chinese New Years”