Taiwan

This is my random lazy 7-11 Taipei style dinner. Sushi was a great and cheap way to eat in Taiwan when you were not around the many markets. The 7-11’s of the world have such vastly different items.¬† Just walking down the chip aisle is a tasteful experience. There are flavors like ketchup, seaweed, and…

Food Roulette

Walking into a restaurant in a foreign country with no English menu and only a few pictures scattered around you and must make a decision by pointing and hoping for the best. This is a photo in Hong Kong at a window kitchen from the bottom floor of a large apartment building in Kawloon. There…

Bracelets of travelers

Have you ever been sitting in a hostel and looked around to notice that there were a lot of people wearing mulitable bracelets of different colors and materials. I noticed this shortly after landing in Auckland. Is this a backpacking trend? In short, yes. I wasn’t on board at first, yet I understood it. Backpackers…

Solo, one way, extended trip

Coming back after a extended trip can be hard for anyone. There are many emotions evolved in the days before you leave and the trip home. Weather it is a few hour car ride or a full day flight, the travel beings the emotions of home very real. My latest trip was almost eight months…

Taipei  night market

The night markets in Taipei is my favorite out of any country. It has the widest range of food and by far the cheapest prices. Everything is on a stick. The thing to do here is taking a basket and choose what you and the vendor will cook it for you. There is tons of…

Taipei 101

Taipei 101 Tower in Taiwan. The first impressions I felt walking into this icon of Taipei was something like, wow am I in a mall? Even when I bought a ticket to the top, which I thought was the hundred and first floor hence the name Taipei 101, but was really the 87th floor we…