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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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Taiwan Tales 1 – Taipei (Shilin)

In Taiwan by Jaclynn Seah4 Comments

Hello Taiwan! Back then I had the good fortune of flying Singapore Airlines, so I met the rest who flew Jetstar at Chiang Kai Shek airport in Taoyuan (SIA lands at T1, Jetstar at T2, the landing time is pretty close, 6pm+) and the hostel people picked us up and brought us back to our hostel in Taipei City. It’s about an hour’s ride from Taoyuan airport into the main Taipei city, as you move from scenic mountainous views to building clusters. We stayed in Taiwanmex, which has a great location near ZhongShan MTR Station as well as being in …