Eternal Summer at Houli Flower Farm

I know the sun is so high up, far from our reach, but its presence is beneath my skin, almost buried into it. The weather here in Central Taiwan is immensely different from the ones up north. Summer is eternal here. Thin clouds of fragile whites, sea of blue skies devouring the heavenly territories. Taichung’s…

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How Our Trip to Mayon Volcano Revived My Soul

Living in the city for almost all of my existence, I could not have possibly imagined my life inhabiting away from it. I have learned to adapt to its chaos—almost like I thrive in it. But living here, though, it’s fun and lively, have its cons. Getting constantly saturated with the rush hour traffic or…

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Colors of Manila

I studied college in Manila. Though, I was not born and raised here, my most beloved spots are located here — Binondo, Intramuros and Malate to name a few. There is something about Manila’s light that gives life to everything even after sunset. The colors are truly magical here. Everything is cast in golden orange.…

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Six Temples You Must Visit in Taipei

Taipei, aside from its vivacious night scene, is also known for having beautiful temples. Scattered all over the big metropolis, a traveller can spend the whole day “temple running”. So, if you are leaning towards this type of touristic path, here are a few of the sacred places you can go to: Songshan Ciyou Temple…

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A Trip to Tamsui, The Heart of Taipei

Last year, I was in this exact country, trying to figure out why it took this long for people to actually appreciate its charm. Now, armed with a few knowledge on how their subway system works and which places to eat at, will it be easier for me this time? At the airport My first…

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