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Taiwan Tales 10 – Lyudao + Taitung (Lu Ye)

In Taiwan by Jaclynn Seah0 Comments

Recap: previous Unholies Taiwan journals… Day 10! It’s our last day in Lyudao and it’s just P, C and me left now that J and K have headed back first. Our ferry is due in the afternoon, so we spend the morning wandering around nearby. It’s a hot, hot day! We walk into Nan Liao village for some breakfast. There’s a little abandoned looking road which we consider hiking up, but give up in about 5 minutes because we have no idea where it heads to and its an uphill climb! We head back up to the Guesthouse and past …

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Taiwan Tales 9 – Lyudao (Hot Springs!)

In Taiwan by Jaclynn Seah0 Comments

It’s been awhile since I’ve talked about my Taiwan journals… recap here! Day 9! We sleep perhaps for about 3 hours before dragging ourselves out of bed at an ungodly 3am to prepare for the Hot Springs! Well I know the sun doesn’t rise so early, so I can’t recall why on earth we decided to go there so early, but we did, and it was a good thing too! More on that later… It was a pretty scary drive there – the road was pitch dark and there are no barriers on the sides of the roads. One wrong …

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How to Pack for a Shopping Trip [Go! Girl Guides Article]

In Go! Girl Guides, Korea, Taiwan, Thailand by Jaclynn Seah2 Comments

Crossposted from Go! Girl Guides, where I’m a contributing blogger. Check out the site for more great articles from other freewheelin’ travellin’ girls that go! Singapore, where I hail from, is a land of malls. We have new shopping malls sprouting up every year, and a recent survey found that shopping was second on the list of the average Singaporean’s favourite past times (the first was eating!). Being centrally located in South East Asia is a blessing for my wardrobe and a curse for my wallet – I love Bangkok, Taipei and Seoul for a huge range of affordable shopping! …

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Ordering Food When you Don’t Speak the Language [Go! Girl Guides Article]

In Go! Girl Guides, Korea, Taiwan by Jaclynn Seah0 Comments

Crossposted from Go! Girl Guides, where I’m a contributing blogger. Check out the site for more great articles from other freewheelin’ travellin’ girls that go! So you’ve packed your bags, headed as far from home as you can; you’ve seen the sights to see, breathed the foreign air and… you’re dining on McDonald’s or instant noodles? Perish the thought! Food is one of the greatest and easiest way to experience the culture of any country you visit, so don’t just stick to what you know, get brave and order something local. Here are my tips on ordering food in a …