Texas Trip

cattle

"Adventure awaits you." Over spring break, I traveled to Texas. Though I expected to hear more twang, I got quite a few ma'ams and y'alls. People were very polite and hospitable there. Here are a few highlights: Spotted some longhorns:   Grabbed kolaches as snacks--there are quite a number of bakeries specializing in these Czech treats: Listened to live music: Watched bats fly out into the night: Crossed the border into Louisiana and went crabbing! Where have you gone … [Read more...]

I’m a Travel Writer

1-WSGT Travel Writer Badge

"An enjoyable vacation is awaiting you." Okay, I'm not really a travel writer. However, I do have a post up on We Said Go Travel. If you haven't read my past essay about an amazing tree house in Taiwan, go ahead and peruse it. On their website, there's also a Travel Writing Award contest going on until July 28th, so enter if you've gone somewhere fabulous. Fun fact: Other international places I've been to are Canada, China, Italy, Mexico, and Spain. … [Read more...]

Back from Taiwan!

Taipei 101 is so grand even in the rain!

"You will travel far and wide, both [for] pleasure and business." Hi, guys! I'm back from my trip to Taiwan. Although I didn't get to see the election process this time around, I had a great vacation visiting relatives and seeing sights. Here are a few highlights: 1. Climbing the mountains and seeing ancestral burial grounds 2. Talking to relatives, hearing family stories, and eating yummy food together 3. Exploring one of the most popular bookstores in Taiwan, … [Read more...]

Off the Grid

towel elephant

"From the floors of the ocean, the waves of the tide, a vacation awaits you far and wide." Those of you following my blog know it went dark last week. Why? I was out cruising to Alaska. I've been writing this blog since 2012, and I usually pre-schedule posts during holidays and vacations. This time around, I took a true break. So if you're looking to do some virtual escaping, here are a few highlights from my trip: 1) Animals. Every night we got a special towel animal in the … [Read more...]

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