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Getting Inked in Taipei: Kevin Tattoo

Kevin Tattoo is famous in Taiwan for his tattoo shops in Ximending, Taipei. My artist's name is Adrian. He specializes in watercolor tattoos. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Dec 6, 2016

6 Game of Thrones Filming Locations You Should Visit Right Now

Game of Thrones opens tonight and everyone is sitting on eggshells wondering if John Snow is really dead? Can it be? 6 Game of Thrones Filming locations Around the World Game of Thrones is one of the hottest series on TV and the cinematography has a...
by theplanetd on Apr 24, 2016

Photo Essay – Tom Rook’s Hao Haus Gallery Exhibit

Tom Rook is a British artist living in Taipei. 'Dragonflies' is a finalist for the International Artist Grand Price at Art Revolution Taipei. Tom creates mostly in pencil, pen, and ink. His drawings of cities in Taiwan and from his homeland are utter...
by My Several Worlds on Apr 9, 2016

Meteora Magic in Photos: Sacred Monasteries on Monoliths

A visit to the monasteries of Meteora, Greece will take your breath away. The landscape has been carved by wind and rain over thousands of years to create massive stone spires reaching to the sky. Atop these magnificent monoliths are ancient monaster...
by theplanetd on Mar 21, 2016

The Fear of Travel: A Fireside Chat with Rick Steves

There is a lot of fear floating around the world these days. Each time I turn on the news, there are images of destruction and unrest all around the world. It's no wonder people are fearful of travel. When all you see are countries in turmoil, you...
by theplanetd on Nov 25, 2015

Create Lasting Memories in your Own Backyard

Life is about creating unforgettable moments. Dave and I are lucky to be able to travel the world creating memories through our adventures, and when we come home, we feel that the adventure should continue. Just because you aren’t exploring a forei...
by theplanetd on Oct 12, 2015

Spring Fever: Why Germans Don’t Feel Frisky!

The original can be found here: Spring Fever: Why Germans Don’t Feel Frisky!. Please read the original.While Canadians get spring fever, Germans don't. They get Frühjahrsmüdigkeit, or spring tiredness. Turns out they're not the only ones! Fin...

Kalarrytes: Photojourney to a Remote Greek Mountain Village

The original can be found here: Kalarrytes: Photojourney to a Remote Greek Mountain Village. Please read the original.Kalarrytes is a Greek village in the Pindos Mountain Range, located in the Epirus region. Its traditional silver and goldsmith tr...

The Ta’ Qali Farmer’s Market

When I used to think of Mediterranean cooking, this is what I imagined: images of olive oil sizzling in steaming skillets, chefs—usually male—with big white hats, fresh bread coming out of the oven and being slathered with plump tomatoes and driz...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Dec 9, 2014

Meteora: Calling All Adventure Seeking Monks

The original can be found here: Meteora: Calling All Adventure Seeking Monks. Please read the original.Meteora is home to some of the world's most adventure-seeking monks! They have to rock climb over 300 vertical meters to reach the monasteries!Monk...

10 Things Taiwan Does Wrong

First off, you all know how much I love Taiwan. Please don't be mortally offended if you don't agree with this list of things Taiwan does wrong. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Oct 28, 2014

10 Things Taiwan Does Right

Today's post is about things that Taiwan does right. And when I mean right, I mean, really, really right. These are some of the things I really love about life in Taiwan. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Sep 25, 2014

30 Authentic Taiwanese Experiences

Are you thinking about visiting Taiwan? Here is a list of some of my favorite authentic Taiwanese experiences. What do you think you would try first? Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Aug 16, 2014

Ghost Month in Taiwan – The Hungry Ghosts of Isla Formosa

The Taiwanese are a naturally superstitious people, and this is particularly evident during Ghost Month in Taiwan, also know as the Hungry Ghost Festival. Continue Reading →...
by My Several Worlds on Aug 13, 2014

Get Spirited Away by the Village of Jiufen in Taiwan

You only need to visit Jiufen once to see the magic in this place. A small village located in the mountains of Northern Taiwan, Jiufen is located in the Ruifang District of New Taipei City.
by My Several Worlds on Aug 2, 2014

Culture Travel Around Portugal

Medieval castles, fairytale-like towns, and sandy beaches soaked in sunshine – Portugal has it all. Here are some things to do if you plan to travel around Portugal.
by My Several Worlds on Jul 30, 2014

4 Years of Travel Blogging and Living in Germany

The original can be found here: 4 Years of Travel Blogging and Living in Germany. Please read the original. In celebration of my four year blog anniversary I share what life is really like living in Germany, how it is being married to a German and ma...

World Cup Spirit…Or Not and a Giveaway

The original can be found here: World Cup Spirit…Or Not and a Giveaway. Please read the original. In trying to get into the spirit of the World Cup 2014, I'm giving away a small football an carrying case. Monkeys and Mountains - Adventure seek...

HipTrip, the First Travel Film Festival in Romania

The original can be found here: HipTrip, the First Travel Film Festival in Romania. Please read the original. HipTrip Travel Film Festival was the first of it's kind in Romania but it won't be the last. Over 2000 travel movie-lovers participated in t...

Travel by Food: 48 Countries, One Book

Sweden, Egypt, Lebanon, Peru, France, Mozambique, Belgium, Thailand, Mexico, Ethiopia: what might these diverse places have in common? Food. It’s not that they share similar dishes, though some do; it’s not that they work with the same foodstuffs...
by Perceptive Travel Blog on Apr 15, 2014


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