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The ghosts’ whisper

I was walking down Chinatown the other night wandering through the small streets and alley ways as I often do. Not paying too much attention for the familiarity is my navigation. Somehow the nights inside Fan Tan Alley made me stop. As I pulled out my camera to capture the magical lights, I heard this… Continue reading The ghosts’ whisper

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Winter wonderland – Quebec City

It was such a cold morning. The snow came down so fast the night before because the cold and snow don't stop me from wanting to go out and exploring this beautiful city. Quebec City, this city always has a special place in my heart. I've been visiting this city every winter in the past… Continue reading Winter wonderland – Quebec City

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Jimmy Square (幾米廣場), Yilan, Taiwan – the people behind the scenes for your perfect selfie

Jimmy Square (幾米廣場), one of the main attraction in Yilan (宜蘭), Taiwan. The square includes several characters from Jimmy Liao’s books. From reading some travel blogs, it’s usually packed with tourists taking photos/selfies with the characters. When I arrived there, I noticed it was unusually quiet. And soon I realized it was under construction. What… Continue reading Jimmy Square (幾米廣場), Yilan, Taiwan – the people behind the scenes for your perfect selfie

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落葉歸根 “Fallen leaves return to the roots” – following the steps to the history of Jiufen (九份)

I’ve been a traveller of many places in the past 20 years. Yet, I have not seen Taiwan, the place where was born, and spent the first 18 years of my life. The final stop of this “getting to know my roots” trip led me to Jiufen 九份/金瓜石. This small hilly city is a former… Continue reading 落葉歸根 “Fallen leaves return to the roots” – following the steps to the history of Jiufen (九份)

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“Time” 時光二手書店 – Hualien 花蓮, Taiwan

Took a little side trip to Hualien 花蓮. It’s at the eastern part of Taiwan. I haven’t visited this part of the Island in years. The county is facing the Pacific Ocean to the east with the Central Mountain Rang behind it. It’s perhaps the most beautiful part of the Island. After a quick lunch… Continue reading “Time” 時光二手書店 – Hualien 花蓮, Taiwan

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To travel is to open your eyes & mind – interest things I saw in Korea

Open your eyes and mind, and let the ordinary everyday objects surprise you. These are some random things I saw during my recent trip to Korea. Green food zone🤔 I know! I saw it on my first day in Seoul! After googling it, I found the answer: This is the action the Korean government took… Continue reading To travel is to open your eyes & mind – interest things I saw in Korea

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Suwon – a town that was wrapped around by a fortress

This morning, I hopped on a train and headed to Suwon; a city about an hour outside of Seoul. Suwon was once called the “second capital” during the Joseon Dynasty. It’s known for the late-18th-century Hwaseong Fortress (UNESCO World Heritage), with its commanding stone wall and 4 pagoda-topped arched gates. It took me longer than… Continue reading Suwon – a town that was wrapped around by a fortress