Monthly Archives: May 2013

Flashback 2010: Tagaytay, Philippines

Mabuhay! This week’s flashback is about my travel to the Philippines in 2010. It was a funny story, I flew to Philippines to visit my Pinay (Filipino) friends, but my mother happened to be in Manila for a conference. So … Continue reading

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Xiaoliuqiu (小琉球)

Xiaoliuqiu or Little Liuqiu is a small island located in the southwest of Taiwan. To reach there you must go down to Pingdong and take a ferry for 30 minutes from Donggang harbour. During the weekdays Xiaoliuqiu is a sleepy little … Continue reading

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Flashback 2012: Opening Ceremony for Dragon Boat Festival in Lugang

Dragon Boat Festival is an important event in Chinese lunar calendar. It is celebrated during the summer solstice, which is on the 5th day of the 5th month. The story of Dragon Boat Festival started during the Warring States Period … Continue reading

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100 Years Before the Birth of Doraemon

*WARNING! NOT FOR THOSE WHO CAN’T STAND CUTENESS As far as I remembered, Doraemon has been going on forever. I first watched it on tv on a Sunday morning. It was a 30 minutes cartoon show, each episode consisted of … Continue reading

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A Little Old Charmer

The city of Tainan (台南) reminds me a lot of Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It is an old city located in southwest of Taiwan. Tainan used to be the port city where Dutch East Indies settled in the island. This city was … Continue reading

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