Indonesia

Ubud Center

After relaxing at a very chilled pace in Sanur, we headed to the more popular Balinese tourist mecca that is Ubud. Ubud center is definitely busier and bustling with more activity. By just walking around you’ll find that you’re not going to run out of things and places to explore. Our Airbnb was actually a… Continue reading Ubud Center

Taiwan

Spirited Away in Jiufen

Some people say this place inspired the Miyazaki animated film Spirited Away. Although this isn’t a verified fact with all the steps, food, lanterns, and the Grand Teahouse which looks like Yubaba’s bathhouse, I’m starting to feel like Chichiro. Or maybe her parents who wanted to eat every single thing they could find. When we… Continue reading Spirited Away in Jiufen

Taiwan

Beitou: Hot Springs And A Whole Lot More

Arnaud and I headed to Beitou for some nature on our second day in Taipei. Upon getting out of the Xinbeitou train station we could immediately feel the laidback atmosphere. On our way to the Thermal Valley there were a lot of things to see. The Beitou branch of the Taipei public library is interesting… Continue reading Beitou: Hot Springs And A Whole Lot More

Taiwan

Dinner at Raohe Night Market

Our first Taiwan night market experience was in Raohe and it was better than I expected. You wouldn’t know where to look! There’s just so much of everything, both food and people. 😀   I’m guessing this is like takoyaki, but with whole baby octopus instead of tiny bits! Kawaii!   You’ll find these little… Continue reading Dinner at Raohe Night Market