Monthly Archives: March 2011

Finding Marc Chagall in Korea

When my friend suggested that we visit the Chagall exhibition, I was thrilled.  I was bummed that I had missed it in Taipei but had no idea they were running another exhibition in Korea. 😀 I always liked the floating … Continue reading

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Lost in Korea

I can be a tourist and say I don’t understand the language in other countries. It’s not weird to not know anything..but in Korea, I’m not really a tourist and I do understand the language. The expectation is then that … Continue reading

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Top Ten Things To Do in Taipei, Taiwan

1. Eat at Din Tai Fung & Dessert on Yongkang St. Soooooo good.  The best dim sum place I’ve ever been!  I found some recommended dishes on the internet and they were all excellent.  1. Shrimp & Pork Wontons in … Continue reading

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Daan Park, Taipei

The first time I wanted to have the super zoom ability on my capture the turtles on the other side of the fence.  

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Spicy Chinese Food!

When was Chinese food so spicy?? I was sweating and drinking water like mad today. I admit I don’t have a high tolerance for spicy food but still, I don’t remember Chinese food being so spicy. Did I really stick … Continue reading

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Arrived in Taipei, Taiwan

Boom! It was right there underneath the desk in the Taipei hotel room.  I ignored it on the first night. I took a picture of it on the second night..and now, I’m writing about it.  Who would think of putting … Continue reading

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5 Memorable Days in Tokyo, Japan

1.  Mount Fuji from the hotel window.     2.  Tokyo Tower from a distance.    3.  Meiji Jingu: Traditional Japanese wedding, a wishing tree, good luck charms/poems and lots of wine                4.  Toyland       … Continue reading

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