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The Many Foods of Taiwan – Part Three

Part One and Part Two are in the books and Part Three will be the last one of this series, but not for lack of content. I can’t stress just how much we enjoyed the food scene during our two months in Taiwan. Our only issue was there was just too much food to try! […]

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The Many Foods of Taiwan – Part Two

In Part One of this series we went over some Taiwanese staples like pepper buns, gua bao, lu rou fan, and more. We’re continuing with five new dishes in Part Two, and have even more to present in a future post! Taiwan really is a foodie’s paradise, but there are just too many foods to […]

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Top Things to do in Wanhua District, Taipei

Wanhua District has been our home for the last three weeks so we thought it would be a good idea to give our readers an idea of what it’s like. Wanhua District, originally called “Monka” or “Bangka”, is Taipei’s oldest district. It can be divided up into three sections : northern, central, and southern. Northern […]

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Working in a Hostel in Taipei, Settling Down, and our Next Adventures

Hello fellow Trekkers! Things have been a little slow on the writing front lately, mostly because we’ve been settling into a routine at our latest Workaway. Still, I thought it would be good to give a little recap on what we’ve been up to lately. 

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Breada’s Top Five Experiences from the First Six Months

These six months have been some of the best in my life.  This trip has challenged us mentally and physically, but every challenge has been worth the reward.  We’ve been to five countries, eaten tons of delicious food, and made total fools of ourselves attempting to speak a host of new languages.  It’s been an […]

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Breada’s Top 10 Travel Goals

Traveling long term has always been a major goal of mine, but now that I’ve started to cross that off of my list I’ve realized how many travel centric goals I have.  A lot of mine were the same as Anthony’s, and this list doesn’t even make a dent in what I want to do, […]

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Six Months Later – My Top 5 Experiences

It’s been a wild first six months of our journey. We’ve taken 6 flights, traveled through 5 countries, explored dozens of cities and towns, and made more friends and memories than I can count. The trip has already been everything I had hoped for and more, but we’re not done yet! We still have a […]

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Six Months Later – My Packing List Revisited

Full Disclosure : The links leading to products on Amazon are Amazon Affiliate Links. If you purchase the item through the link, Breada and I receive a small commission on the sale. It really isn’t much, but we don’t want you to think we are deceiving you in any way. Do your own research on […]

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A Westerner’s Guide to Traveling Around Taiwan

When Anthony and I were deciding where to go after Vietnam we had a little trouble picking a destination.  Ideally we wanted to stay in Southeast Asia, but since we knew we would be going back to Thailand in November to meet his sister and her boyfriend, that didn’t seem like a good choice, and […]

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Our First Business Class Experience!

After nearly 3 months motorbiking and teaching English in Vietnam, it was time to leave. Originally Hong Kong wasn’t on the planned itinerary, but since it’s a Cathay Pacific hub and I can book Cathay Pacific/Dragonair flights with my British Airways Avios, I figured let’s take a few days and see what the city is […]

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Lounge Review : United Club, Hong Kong Int’l Airport

After our time in the VN Lounge in Hanoi, Anthony and I have decided that lounge life is officially the only way to travel.  When you’re backpacking long-term, getting anything for free always feels great and even spending a few hours in comfort and luxury without having to pay for it is a nice break […]

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Lounge Review : VN Lounge, Noi Bai Airport Hanoi Vietnam

If you know me, or have read a few of my posts, you’ll know one of my hobbies is travel hacking. In this case, we flew Business Class from Hanoi to Hong Kong on DragonAir (now Cathay Dragon) for just 9,000 British Airways Avios + $16 each, which is a steal considering the same flight […]