Taipei Is So Gay. And I Love It.

If you ask a person about a gay hub in Asia, their mind will likely go to Bangkok. Possibly Hong Kong. Maybe even Singapore. I doubt that many people would instantly think of Taipei, the Taiwanese capital, which is a shame – as Taipei is the new gay capital of Asia. That’s right, Bangkok, move over with your gay-for-pay sex shows fuelled by Viagra, your money boys, and your Caucasian men with no game hunting for Thai twinks. Taipei is…
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April 21, 2014

The 7 Travel Days That Nobody Talks About

For those that don’t travel often, a life of perpetual moving around can seem forever exciting. Glamorous new locations, once in a lifetime experiences, tales of friendly locals and exotic new cuisines.…
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April 18, 2014

Food In Pittsburgh: Stripping Down The Strip

When you think of Pennsylvania, food in Pittsburgh isn’t the first thing that springs to mind. What do most people go with? The Omish? Philadelphia? Cream cheese? The Fresh Prince’s home state?…
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April 16, 2014

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 –
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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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