TAIWAN 2018: Yehliu, Jiufen, & Shifen Day Tour

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The Big 3!

TAIWAN 2018: Threw Some Buck$ For A View–The World’s Highest Starbucks

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It was a Sunday, so first: Church!

TAIWAN 2018: Lafang at Din Tai Fung; Biking 10k In Taipei In Search Of Peace…Park!

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On the third day, we ate, we biked, and we conquered got lost!

TAIWAN 2018: Being Touristy at Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Elephant Mountain, and Taipei 101

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My personal rule of thumb when traveling: ALWAYS GO FOR THE ICONS FIRST.

TAIWAN 2018: “I Want Taiwan!”

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“I want Taiwan!”

That’s exactly what I said when major things I had planned this year, all suddenly took a different turn.

KOREA 2016: N Seoul Tower

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Here we are getting locked on to love at the N Seoul Tower

Korea 2016: Happy ever after in Everland

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Like the DMZ, we also weren’t able to visit Everland in our first trip to Korea. But it seems, we really do get a happy ever after in the end. 

KOREA 2016: DMZ – Demilitarized Zone

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Wasn’t able to go to the Korea Demilitarized Zone on our first visit to South Korea, and so we made sure to make it happen this time. 

KOREA 2016: Jeju Island

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You might have seen some of the stunning, romantic scenery on this island in your favorite Korean dramas, and I never thought I’d actually get to go there in my lifetime.

KOREA 2016: The Second Time Around

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I mentioned in my Korea 2015 article that Korea was never really a country I wanted to visit. But my first time there changed everything. Unexpectedly, in less than a year, I was back. Indeed, things really are sweeter the second time around.

KOREA 2015: Gyeongbokgung Palace & Gwanghwamun Plaza

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Built in 1395, it probably is the most iconic landmark in Seoul, South Korea. The Gyeongbokgung or Gyeongbok Palace, was home to the Kings of the Joseon Dynasty. It also served as the seat of government for centuries.

KOREAN FOOD FINDS: Beondegi

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From far away, you can smell this street food cooking. It’s unmistakably the Beondegi. Beondegi is a very popular street food in Korea. The brown one on the right corner of the photo, and yes, they’re boiled silkworm larvae!

KOREAN FOOD FINDS: Odeng

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I tried another kind of street food which I always see on stands everywhere. It then had become one of my favorite Korean street food. The Odeng (fish cake).

KOREA 2015: Central Park at Songdo International Business District

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A newly-built city on 600 hectares of reclaimed land, Songdo is aesthetically very similar to Singapore and our Bonifacio Global City in Taguig. Replicas of architectural hallmarks, including New York City’s Central Park and Venice’s waterways, are in incorporated. 

KOREA 2015: Sudoguksan Museum of Housing and Living

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Part of the mission of our trip was to immerse ourselves in Korean culture. So we went to this museum in Incheon, situated on top of a hill — Sudoguksan Museum of Housing and Living.