25 03, 2017

Beef Noodle Soup

By | March 25th, 2017|Categories: China, Los Angeles, Taiwan|Tags: , , , , , , |

My absolute favorite food in the whole wide world is a bowl of Beef Noodle Soup. This is my ultimate go-to comfort food, my guilty pleasure. Any time of the day, any season of the year. There are various versions in which I rarely discriminate against as I appreciate them all, as long as heart and [...]

26 10, 2016

Ilha Formosa: Taiwan

By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: China, Taiwan|Tags: , , |

My Travel article on Taiwan as published in ARE Magazine, Fall Edition 2016 – Ilha Formosa: The Beautiful Island of Taiwan.

16 06, 2016

Best of Taste Taiwan

By | June 16th, 2016|Categories: Taiwan|Tags: , , , |

Photo courtesy of ComputerWeekly.com Taiwan, located in the “Heart of Asia,” is renowned for its award-winning cuisine, historical attractions, and stunning natural scenery, making it the perfect destination for both the week vacationer, for those taking a gap year or making a move, and also for layover visits to Asia. Situated on the Tropic [...]

11 09, 2009

Last day in Taipei, Taiwan

By | September 11th, 2009|Categories: Taiwan|

My uncle took me for some breakfast near by & the usual soy milk. 2 hours later, my dad's best high school friend Uncle Wan picked me up with his 24 year old daughter who I played with as a child but barely remember to Sushi by where i'm staying at Hsin-mun-ding. This sushi restaurant [...]

10 09, 2009

Life is… “Living in the moment” Dan-Shui

By | September 10th, 2009|Categories: Taiwan|

As it comes closer to coming home, I'm fixing my jetlag almost back to normality. I woke up around 9 & took the daily ritual walk around the block w my uncle for breakfast. I had a green onion egg, and 'fan-twan' which is a bunch of rice squeezed over shredded dried pork & 'you-tiau' [...]

9 09, 2009

Taiwan = Shopper’s Heaven

By | September 9th, 2009|Categories: Taiwan|Tags: |

Taiwan has beautiful National parks & Hot springs for tourists. But what do the locals do on a regular basis? Shop and Eat. And that's pretty much it. And there's enough of it to go around. We boarded the train by noon and got back around 3 pm. I washed up and got ready real [...]

8 09, 2009

Hua-lien with a friend I Just met

By | September 8th, 2009|Categories: Taiwan|

Through Monday's fun-filled day, I met the most interesting and amazing Taiwanese boys & girls around my age. I don't meet too many Taiwanese back home, and most the Asians I know that grew up around me barely have the interest to travel. These were 30 people who all shared the same interest as me, [...]

5 09, 2009

Culinary Heaven – Taiwan Street Food

By | September 5th, 2009|Categories: Taiwan|Tags: , |

I flew in last night around 9 pm. My uncle & I walked out from his place on Kun Ming Road in Shing-mun-ding (trendiest neighborhood in Taipei) to Hua-shee-jieh road (Snake Alley). On the way there, I stopped by a street cart for a bbq spicy Corn on the Cob for 1$. It's nothing like you've [...]

5 09, 2009

Taiwan – my prideful Root.

By | September 5th, 2009|Categories: Taiwan|Tags: |

  Taipei, Taiwan (My parent's native land) is a little island off the coast of China no larger than an average US State. "Ihla Formosa" - beautiful island, once named by the Dutch who fell in love with this magnificent land. Taiwan's known for the beautiful Agriculture from Mountain to Shining sea, famous for the various [...]

18 08, 2009

Typhoon Morakot (Taiwan)

By | August 18th, 2009|Categories: Taiwan|

People row a dragon boat to commute through a flooded area in Cangnan county, in east China's Zhejiang province, Monday Aug. 10, 2009. See more photos of this unfortunate incident: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2009/08/typhoon_morakot.html