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Of beer and meat in Munich

Of beer and meat in Munich

Beer halls are good places to look for if you wish to eat out in Munich – you can get a decent meal from 6-7 Euros. After all, they are already earning a lot from beer itself! Be prepared to eat lots of meat, as Bavarian food are mostly meat-based, such as pork knuckle, pork steaks and sausages. Munich serves beer from up to 6 different breweries, but the most…

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Taiwan’s night markets: Miaokou, Shida, Ziqiang, Luodong

Taiwan’s night markets: Miaokou, Shida, Ziqiang, Luodong

If there is a common theme for every night during our trip, it has to be visiting one of the many night markets in Taiwan. We visited a total of 5 night markets, but each one has its unique specialties, so we didn’t feel jaded at all. Originally I wanted to dedicate a post for each night market, starting off from Shilin night market. But I figured it might be…

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Train travel on Pingxi Branch Rail Line

Train travel on Pingxi Branch Rail Line

If all you ever wanted is to board an old school train and trip along several small towns, Pingxi Branch Rail Line 平溪支线 might just be the thing for you. This day trip off Taipei is our absolute favourite – a scenic ride through beautiful, unspoilt nature and towns that are remains of what was once a thriving coal industry. Pingxi Line is one of the remaining three branch lines that…

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Day tripping from Taipei – Yehliu and Jiufen

Day tripping from Taipei - Yehliu and Jiufen

Travelling in the Taipei region is all about day-trips and the one that involves Yehliu 野柳 and Jiufen 九份 is a popular combination amongst many travellers. Likewise, we have tried this route out on our 4th day, which unfortunately didn’t start off well as it was raining pretty heavily. Yehliu Geopark 野柳地质公园 is often noted for its peculiar rock formations and sea-erosion landscape. However, Tiantian and I felt that it…

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Queenstown – the town I call Paradise

Queenstown - A town I call Paradise

If there’s one place in New Zealand I can’t stop raving about, that would be Queenstown. Yes, it is a resort town and everything is pricier, but that doesn’t negate the fact that it sits right in one of the most beautiful regions of NZ. Queenstown is built around an inlet on the edge of blissful Lake Wakatipu. Looking right across the lake from the town is the Remarkables, an…

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Visiting the romantic harbour district of Danshui

Visiting the romantic harbour district of Danshui

As a half-day side trip from Taipei, we visited the sea-side district of Danshui (淡水), home to a shipping port and more importantly, various historical attractions and a beautiful sunset. Firstly, we stopped by the Danshui Old Street (淡水老街) , a row of food stalls you can get your fix of snacks, like a typical night market. However, what”s unique here would be Ah Gei (阿给), rice noodles wrapped with…

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