16 Countries from Canada to Cambodia, Japan to USA, Scandinavia to Indonesia, Iceland, Finland, New Zealand, Thailand, (and God-willing many more 'lands'!). Cities include: Bali, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Hokkaido, Kyoto, Osaka, Penang, Queensland, , Reykjavik, Siem Reap, Tokyo. Activities include: Ski lessons in Hokkaido, Self-Drive Iceland, Self-Drive Hokkaido, Farm stays in Taiwan, Northern-lights and Santa Claus Park in Finland. Theme Parks include: Disneyland (Anaheim); Tokyo … [Read more...]
5 Days in Taiwan – A 5D4N Itinerary for Families
5D4N Itinerary to Taipei台北-Yilan宜兰-Miaoli苗栗 We love Taiwan. In addition to their hygiene and safety, we love the warmth and hospitality of her people. We would like to commend firstly, our Taiwanese driver-guide, Lee and his fiancé Wenny, who run Tour Taiwan. We got to know them by chance during our first trip to Taiwan where Lee sent us to the airport. We found his service honest, sincere and friendly. His driving is very safe and one of the perks is that we enjoy free in-car WIFI … [Read more...]
Banana returns to…Taiwan: First Stop, Leofoo Resort (Guanshi, Taiwan)
Smitten by my first trip to Taiwan in June 2012 (and also losing my gamble to the wife), I’ve been pestering her (yes she handles all our trip itineraries and bookings) to plan a trip back to ‘Formosa’ – the Portugese name for Taiwan, which means ‘Beautiful Island’ – a name that doesn’t even do justice to the region and her people. Our maxim when we travel is the ‘3Es’ – Experience, Exposure and Education. We travel so that we open the pages of what our world has to offer in terms of culture, … [Read more...]
Around the World in 18 Days: Taiwan!
All Swans are White… One of the reasons I love to travel is, like most, to discover new things - new places, attractions, culture, people and be inspired and enriched by the whole experience of discovery. Almost everything in the modern world, I believe, can attest to the influences from the Western World (primarily the American and British Culture) – fashion, finance, entertainment, education, business… For me, anything else would be a poor copy. It didn’t help that, growing up, I was … [Read more...]