Tag: Asia

From Seoul to Mount Seorak (Seoraksan) and Sokcho

From Seoul to Mount Seorak (Seoraksan) and Sokcho

Day Trip or 2D1N to Mount Seorak (Seoraksan) We were planning a day trip from Seoul to Mount Seorak (“Seoraksan”) until we found out about the travelling time. It is about 6 hours to and fro. Accounting for Baby Evangeline’s 7:00PM bedtime, we will only have…

About Gangchon Rail Park

About Gangchon Rail Park

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in October 2018 and has been updated in December 2018 for accuracy and comprehensiveness. Running out of ideas what to do in Seoul? Hop on to a rail bike and ride on. There are two places near Seoul…

From Seoul to Nami Island

From Seoul to Nami Island

There are quite a few ways to get from Seoul to Nami Island, and I got a bit confused while searching for the perfect way. So after doing my research, I’ve come up with a step by step guide of how to get from Seoul…

What to Do in Nagasaki for 2 Days?

What to Do in Nagasaki for 2 Days?

Getting to Nagasaki From Fukuoka to Nagasaki “Two bus tickets to Nagasaki, please. Via Hakata.” The ticketing officer at Fukuoka Airport looked at us in bewilderment. Then, he tried his best to explain in English that it was a bad idea. Upon his advice, we…

General Guide: How to Dress Baby for Winter

General Guide: How to Dress Baby for Winter

It’s hard to travel light when you have a baby, unless you are a very chill parent, or you can afford to buy most things at destination. To add on to the load, travelling during winter meant more things to pack into the luggage. This post is…

Pack for Baby Travel (Winter)

Pack for Baby Travel (Winter)

I supposed you are planning a trip with your baby and that’s why you are here. Is it going to be the first time you are travelling with an infant? Then, read about my first travel experience with baby Evangeline during winter. If you are…

Outskirts of Taichung (5): Gao Mei Shi Di (Gao Mei Wetland)

Outskirts of Taichung (5): Gao Mei Shi Di (Gao Mei Wetland)

Dajia River flows through the districts of Taichung City and at the southern river mouth lies Gao Mei Shi Di (高美湿地, Gao Mei Wetland, “Gao Mei”). There used to be many wetlands at Taiwan’s west coast but many have been replaced by new developments. We…

Outskirts of Taichung (4): Taichung Flower Market

Outskirts of Taichung (4): Taichung Flower Market

Following our stop at Lavender Cottage, it’s more flowers appreciation at Zhong She Tourist Flower Garden 中社观光花市 (“Flower Market” or “Flower Garden”). With the colourful array of flowers, your eyes will be in for a treat. Get your camera ready too! Our itinerary was: Rainbow Village,…

Outskirts of Taichung (3): Lavender Cottage

Outskirts of Taichung (3): Lavender Cottage

Two ladies left their jobs in Taipei and Kaohsiung to pursue their dream of owning a lavender field, a quiet place for people to relax and enjoy nature. Lavender Cottage 薰衣草森林 is where their dreams came into fruition after years of hard work. We came…

Outskirts of Taichung (2): Carton King

Outskirts of Taichung (2): Carton King

After Rainbow Village, we arrived at Carton King, the second stop of our Taichung outskirts tour. We first came across Carton King’s smaller branch at Cingjing Farm, near to the Swiss Garden. I didn’t know what it was about until hubby enlightened me. Most exhibits…

Outskirts of Taichung (1): Rainbow Village

Outskirts of Taichung (1): Rainbow Village

For a one day tour around the outskirts of Taichung, I’ll recommend booking a driver. Our driver is Mr Ye, 葉師榮  and if you are interested in engaging him, you can find out more in “Taichung Driver for the Outskirts“. But if you cannot find a…

Taichung Driver for the Outskirts

Taichung Driver for the Outskirts

For a one day tour around the outskirts of Taichung, I’ll recommend booking a driver. We googled and found Mr Liu 劉錦鐘’s website. Based on online reviews, he seems to be a recommended Taichung Driver for the Outskirts. And since it was last minute planning…