Taipei Stop By Stop: #1 Yuanshan Station

Today marks the start of a *drum roll please* brand new series on the blog! Much like my other widely celebrated series ‘Places I Lessthanthree‘ and ‘Fantasy Five…‘, this one – Taipei Stop By Stop – won’t have a set schedule for being published, so keep your eyes open. Also as I type, I realise that the previously mentioned series weren’t exactly widely celebrated, but more among the lines of there to use when I can’t
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April 14, 2014

On Choosing Yourself

Sometimes you hear something that sticks with you, even if it’s not something that you’ve really wanted to hear. When I was back in the UK last year, living in my hometown of Harrogate for five…
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April 11, 2014

Costeño Food Porn: Colombia’s Coastal Comestibles

On my trip to Colombia last year, I made no bones about the fact that the country’s cuisine didn’t exactly wow me. Sure, there were things I adored, like the shops serving fresh fruit shakes…, but
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April 9, 2014

Spirited Away To Jiufen

I did it. On March 18th, two months and two days after moving to Taipei, I finally made it out of the city to somewhere other than Taoyuan Airport. The destination? Jiufen (九分), a town along the northern…
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April 7, 2014

Why I Deleted My Couchsurfing Account

Those that have been following my blog for a while will probably know that I’m all for the concept of Couchsurfing. I’ve written a post about the virtues of the site… before, as well as a post about
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April 4, 2014

The Secret To Pintxos In San Sebastian’s Old Town

Spain is a country I’ve yet to visit, which is pretty surprising to me…, seeing as it seems like every other British person has made their way over there at some point. Spain has a lot going for it in terms
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April 2, 2014

Planning Your Korea Itinerary

I’d love to be able to say that I get inundated with reader emails on a regular basis, but if I were to tell you that, I’d totally be lying. Yet, some of you lovely people do get in contact every now…
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