Monthly Archives: August 2013

An afternoon in Wufeng to twilight in Gaomei

It was a pleasant weather indeed in Taichung, perfect for riding scooter aimlessly through this massive city. From all of the districts in Taichung, in my opinion Wufeng (霧峰) is the least explored.  At a glance it seems like there’s nothing to … Continue reading

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Butter

2.5 out of 5 Butter is a black comedy that’s supposed to have teeth like Juno, Charlie Bartlett, or Napoleon Dynamite. Instead Butter goes like whatever happen to butter when it’s put outside of the fridge, melting. In a small town Iowa … Continue reading

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Behind the Candelabra

3.5 out of 5 Too much of a good thing is wonderful indeed! When you’re wearing rhinestones than can suffocate even Cher and RuPaul combined, you must be having a good life. It was really surprising that many major film … Continue reading

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Pacific Rim

4.5 out of 5 That new born baby kaiju looks like the pig from Angry Birds! Guillermo Del Toro does mecha sci-fi. Halelujah to that. Pacific Rim is a resonance to what many 90’s Asian teenagers watched when they were … Continue reading

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Lugang

I have made an entry about Dragon Boat Festival in Lugang, but Lugang does not depend only in the Dragon Boat festival. As I mentioned before, Lùgâng is an old port located in Changhua county. You can reach it by … Continue reading

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River trekking in Miaoli (and the Strawberry Centre along the way)

It was outdoor time again and we didn’t waste any time to whizz our tiny arses away from Taichung City. The destination was Dã Bî Cuò River (打比厝溪) in Miáolì (苗栗), located 70km north of Taichung. Along the way, when … Continue reading

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Designing Woman

4.5 out of 5 Not that I don’t like romantic comedies. I swear upon How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days, as well as Pretty Woman, and many other Nora Ephron’s films. But recently the genre has been tarnished … Continue reading

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