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Penghu: The Hawaii of Taiwan?

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Lonely Planet Taiwan calls the Penghu Islands the “Hawaii of Taiwan.” Might Penghu be like an old-time Hawaii? And as a place known for its fishing industry, Penghu seems like a destination far from the tourist trail, a place with a major Matsu festival and therefore a tantalizing prospect for exploration.In search of the festival […]

Give Thanks! Take Two!

Osprey with fish in Bahia de Kino Although the post “GIVE THANKS!” posted on Sunday…it seems it did not send out an email. Please find it below! Osprey photo from our weekend in Bahia De Kino. Look for an article about it soon from George. Sunday’s POST:We are excited to share our news! Lisa’s article […]

Give Thanks!

We are excited to share our news! Lisa’s article was published in Vagabundo magazine. We traveled to Taiwan last year and went to Penghu which is called the Hawaii of Taiwan!Here is the first paragraph from “The Elusive Matsu Pilgrimage of Penghu” Many of my trips involve searching, sometimes for an interesting place or festival […]

Meeting the Locals: Connecting on the road and at home

One of the most unexpected surprises of budget travel has been the connection with people. One of my favorite parts of our trips happens not only when we meet locals along the way, but also other travelers back home afterward. Traveling the “five-star” way (having lived on board a cruise ship for seven years) I […]

Tainan, Taiwan: Can I help you?

“Can I help you?” is a great thing to hear while traveling. At home, I rarely hear anyone offer to help. Over the last two years on my two-mile walk home to and from school, I have called 911 several times after a traffic accident. I am trained as a first responder from working on […]

Taipei to Kenting: Flying on the High Speed Train

Going to Taiwan felt different to me. I did not really converse with George about it. I did not waiver. I just decided and organized the tickets with frequent flyer miles. Sometimes I do not know what I want or honestly I do not want to share my preferences but this time I just did […]

The Wacky Water Show: Strangest Show Ever (video)

Taipei International Flora Exposition April 2011 Taiwan Flower Show Water Story Long before plants, long before animals, long before human beings, there was water.Always the same water travels on the planet, from the ground to the sky, between earth and clouds, amongst oceans and lands. It runs through us just like through our ancestors. What […]

Taipei Flower Show

We arrived in Taipei April 17, 2011 and everyone we talked to said, “Go to the Flower Expo, it is about to close.” It ran from November 6, 2010 to April 25, 2011. Taipei Flower Expo was an enormous area filled with many pavilions for viewing all kinds of flowers. On the sides of most […]

A Day in Taipei

Taipei 101 Our two weeks in Taiwan started with some great outings around Taipei. At Mudan House, more of a hotel than a hostel, both Doris the owner and her dad, Stephen, gave us suggestions for day tours. Stephen teaches tourism at the University; during our homemade breakfast of egg pancakes with onion and cheese, […]

Taiwan Photo Book

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