2503, 2017
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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 […]

2610, 2016
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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.

1606, 2016
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Best of Taste Taiwan

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

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 of Cancer, the climate is generally […]

1109, 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 has […]

1009, 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’ […]

909, 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 quick […]

809, 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, […]

509, 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 […]

509, 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 Hot […]

1808, 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.

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