Taipei: Huashan 1914 Creative Park

What’s not to love about Taipei’s Huashan 1914 Creative Park? It’s basically every hipster’s dream – a 60+ year old winery-turned-creative space with lots of inspiring indie brands, specialty stores, art exhibits, third wave coffee shops, bars, cinemas, and occasional mini concerts by Taipei’s most promising musicians. It didn’t hurt that the industrial-organic aesthetic of the…

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5 Cafés To Visit in Taipei

Taiwan isn’t all just about milk tea! In this post, you can find not only the most beautiful cafes, but also some of the city’s best-tasting coffee. If you find yourself in these areas, you might want to take a break and grab a cuppa! 1) COSTUMICE CAFÉ Address: No….

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Nagasaki: Oura Church, Glover Garden

Japan’s oldest standing church is in Nagasaki! Oura Church, one of Nagasaki’s most famous landmarks, is also the only Western building to be designated as a national treasure in Japan. Behind it is Glover Garden, an area where Nagasaki’s former western residents used to stay. I’ve already been to these places before,…

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Fukuoka: Joten-ji, Shofuku-ji

Looking for a place to go to this spring? Fukuoka is a great sakura-sightseeing alternative to the big cities in Japan if you’re not too keen on big crowds. I went for a few days first week of April 2016, and it was definitely one of my most memorable trips ever,…

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Charriol: Forever Watch

First things first – YES, my fringe is back! If you followed me from the beginning (some 10-ish years ago), you’d know that I sported bangs for the longest time! I already wanted to bring them back last year, but decided to postpone cutting my hair drastically until after the wedding….

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