Why Belgium? Why Brussels? We had no idea which destinations we should visit when Caren and I decided to treat ourselves to a European summer trip. Instead, we left it to chance, choosing the cheapest round trip flight that best fit our schedule. Luck has it, we ended up flying into Brussels, and leaving via…Read more [Brussels] Chocolate, Beer and Mussels
[Dubai] A Blessing In Disguise?
"Sorry, your flight has been delayed. You need to get your luggage and we will board you on the next available plane." One of the most inconvenient travel scenarios is when transportation gets delayed at the start of the trip. Since our first leg's is arriving late, we may not catch our once a day…Read more [Dubai] A Blessing In Disguise?
Deep in the Mountains
Deep in the mountainous regions of Nantou County lies Xinyi Township, home to the aboriginal Bunun tribe, Taiwan's highest peak Yushan, and also the National Taiwan University Experimental Forest. Thanks to Caren for being an NTU student, we had attractive discounts for our accommodation here at the hostel. Flowers in full bloom! Self service maize…Read more Deep in the Mountains
Living Slow In A Fast Paced Hong Kong
Dr F and Caren recently spent an extended weekend in Hong Kong, the last place that you would expect to go for "rest and relaxation", haha~ Amidst the chaotic crowds, we managed to travel slow and visited neighbourhoods that are far away from HK's well known commercial districts. All prepared to venture out~ Somewhere on…Read more Living Slow In A Fast Paced Hong Kong