UK Part 1: London

My parents don’t like giving me material things or money as graduation gifts; instead, they give me a few weeks or months off to travel, and it’s no different now that I’ve graduated with a Master’s degree! This trip came about due to perfect timing. A couple of months before my graduation, my sister received…

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A look around Jingmei Prison

February 28 is a Taiwanese national holiday commemorating the 228 Incident, a historical anti-government uprising in Taiwan that marked the beginning of the White Terror1, or martial law era, in the country. What better way to remember the victims than to visit a museum in a former martial law-era prison and learn about their stories,…

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Long weekend at the Yehliu Geopark

Soooo… Last week we had our second long weekend for this semester at the start of April, and this time it was for the Tomb Sweeping Festival. I wasn’t quite sure what to feel about all these long weekends since they’re messing up my school mood and I’m actually having a hard time concentrating and…

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23rd

Spending a birthday in a foreign country isn’t new to me because since I turned 20, I’ve been spending my birthdays in different places. But this is my first time to celebrate in a country where I live alone. Everyone I talked to felt really sad for me but actually, it wasn’t too bad. On…

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Trip to Vietnam: Part 3 (Hue)

Welcome to the third part of my Vietnam vacation posts and this time, we’re moving to Hue, the Imperial capital of Vietnam! The city is very rich with beautiful architecture and wonderful sights, so as usual, this post is going to be picture-heavy! We flew from Hanoi to Hue and arrived late at night, so there…

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Trip to Vietnam: Part 1 (Hanoi)

One of my New Year’s resolutions was to try and explore more places, so a few weeks ago I embarked on an adventure to Vietnam! It was my first time to plan a trip all by myself but surprisingly I enjoyed every minute of the planning stage. I planned the itinerary and chose the sites…

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