Taiwan Trip Jan 2016 [Day 5 – Little Liuqiu, Kaohsiung]

This is post 5 of 7 in the series “Taiwan Winter 2016: North, West, South Coast” Taiwan Day 5 – Little Liuqiu, Kaohsiung (Takao Railway Museum, Hamaxing Cultural Railway Park, Pier-2 Art District, Dome of Light, Liuhe Night Market) We woke up bright and early to travel to the rest of Little Liuqiu that we…

Taiwan Trip Jan 2016 [Day 4 – Kenting, Little Liuqiu]

This is post 4 of 7 in the series “Taiwan Winter 2016: North, West, South Coast” Taiwan Day 4 – Kenting, Dapeng Bay, Little Liuqiu (aka Xiao Liouciou / Lambai) island We woke up to a strong breeze, sunny morning and had our packed breakfast before returning the scooter. Strolling along the beach, we saw…

Book About Death Goes Viral in Mummy Circles

In a series of public photos posted by Facebook user Hellen Lie, a story of a little boy who deals with the death and absence of his beloved mum has been shared more than 38,000 times. Get your tissues ready. Life is precious.

Taiwan Trip Jan 2016 [Day 3 – Kenting]

This is post 3 of 7 in the series “Taiwan Winter 2016: North, West, South Coast” Taiwan Day 3 – Kenting and Sheding National Forest Recreation Area, windy Longpan Park, Houbihu Harbour, Chuhuo Fire, Hengchun, Kenting Night Market We woke up bright and early for our five hour trek at the Kenting and Sheding National…

Taiwan Trip Jan 2016 [Day 2 – Tainan, Kenting]

This is post 2 of 7 in the series “Taiwan Winter 2016: North, West, South Coast” Taiwan Day 2 – Tainan, Kenting: Houbihu Harbour, Cheap & Good Sashimi, Maobitou, Baishawan, The Sail Rock, Southernmost Point of Taiwan, Eluanbi Lighthouse, Kenting Night Market I was very excited about Kenting since the day we started planning our…

Taiwan Trip Jan 2016 [Day 1 – Taoyuan, Tainan]

This is post 1 of 7 in the series “Taiwan Winter 2016: North, West, South Coast” Preamble This is a couple trip my husband and I took to Taiwan. We self-planned everything (no tours, no packages), just a credit card, internet, WiFi router or Taiwan Sim card, international driving licence, passport, some money and a…