Taiwan Day 2

Jiufen and Keelung — Day 2 of a 3-Day Trip in Taiwan We were headed to Jiufen for the day. Jiufen is a seaside mountainous town about an hour bus ride from Taipei. It is popular due to its resemblance to the town in Studio Ghibli’s movie Spirited Away. Day 2  Jiufen and Keelung city Before headingContinue reading “Taiwan Day 2”

Singapore Day 3

Day 3 of a 3-Day Trip in Singapore We headed to Sentosa for our last day in Singapore, specifically to visit Universal Studios. Sentosa is a resort island in Singapore and can be reached by car, pedestrian board walk, cable car, or monorail. Sentosa is filled with a variety of attractions — beaches, amusement parks, museums, andContinue reading “Singapore Day 3”

Singapore Day 2

Day 2 of a 3-Day Trip in Singapore For Day 2 in Singapore, we were headed to the Singapore’s Chinatown for the morning and then back to the downtown area for the afternoon. Despite the clouds, it was yet another warm day! Day 2  Singapore We were headed to My Awesome Cafe for breakfast, locatedContinue reading “Singapore Day 2”

Singapore Day 1

Day 1 of a 3-Day Trip in Singapore We arrived in Singapore from Taiwan late in the evening. Despite being early May, the climate was warm with temperatures reaching 30°C during the day. It felt like summer! After dropping our bags at the hostel, Happy Snail Hostel, we walked to the outdoor food court aroundContinue reading “Singapore Day 1”

Canada —  British Columbia Coast Day 4

Vancouver Island — Day 4 of a 4-Day Trip on British Columbia Coast with Suggestions for a Morning in Sidney! We reserved the 8:05am ferry from Powell River (Westview) to Comox (Little River). After the hour and half long ferry, we planned to drive down the Vancouver Island Coast to Maple Bay, in Northern Cowichan, to visitContinue reading “Canada —  British Columbia Coast Day 4”

Canada — British Columbia Coast Day 3

Sunshine Coast Powell River — Day 3 of a 4-Day Trip on British Columbia Coast It was another gorgeous summer day on the Sunshine Coast. We had the usual breakfast of oats and greek yogurt and coffee/tea and prepared to depart the Airbnb. Our destination for Day 3 on the Sunshine Coast was Powell River. Day 3 Continue reading “Canada — British Columbia Coast Day 3”

Canada — British Columbia Coast Day 2

Sunshine Coast Sechelt/Madeira Park — Day 2 of a 4-Day Trip on British Columbia Coast The weather was cooler in Madeira Park compared to the previous days. The sun was hidden by rain clouds and there was a slight breeze. We had a kayaking tour booked with Halfmoon Sea Kayaks in the morning. Day 2  Sunshine CoastContinue reading “Canada — British Columbia Coast Day 2”

Canada — British Columbia Coast Day 1

Sunshine Coast Sechelt/Madeira Park — Day 1 of a 4-Day Trip on British Columbia Coast I arrived in the Sunshine Coast the night before after catching the 4:45pm ferry from Horseshoe Bay in Vancouver. The crossing time from Horseshoe Bay to Langdale (Gibsons) is 40 minutes. If you have time, stop by Smitty’s Oyster House forContinue reading “Canada — British Columbia Coast Day 1”