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Taipei Travel Guide: Unusual Things to Do in Taipei (Part 2)

Taipei has a quirky side. Oh yes it does. If you didn’t know it, there’s a handful of off-beat and unusual things to do in Taipei from museums, factory tours and theme cafes.   As always, my video give an inside peek into the experience...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Aug 17, 2016

Adventures in Thailand: Go ahead, eat a bug…it’s good for you!

Due to forces beyond my control, my old Feedburner feed is retired (Thanks, Google!). Please resubscribe on GRRRL TRAVELER subscription page to get the latest news or you can follow me on Bloglovin ! "Go ahead honey, be a good girl/boy and eat your...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Jun 4, 2013

Adventures in Thailand: Go ahead, eat a bug…it’s good for you!

"Go ahead honey, be a good girl/boy and eat your bugs. " This something you could be telling your child some day and if you do, you'd not be alone. Over 2 billion people in the world supplement their diets with ... you guessed it,.. bugs!
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Jun 4, 2013

SPAM Festivals and Hawaii’s Love Affair with SPAM (video)

There's no doubt, Hawaii has a love affair with Spam. Growing up, our kitchen was always stocked with cans of it, as were my friends and their families. Fish and chips, hush puppies, maccoroni and cheese?... Those never flew in Hawaii. Instead, we h...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Apr 29, 2013

VIDEO: Waikiki’s SPAM Jam Festival and Hawaii’s Love Affair with SPAM

There's no doubt, Hawaii has a love affair with Spam. Growing up, our kitchen was always stocked with cans of it, as were my friends and their families. Fish and chips, hush puppies, maccoroni and cheese?... Those never flew in Hawaii. Instead, we h...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Apr 29, 2013

What are Tokyo ‘Idol’ stores and Harajuku Fashion all about?

I was in Tokyo's Harajuku area. It was Sunday afternoon and I had just missed seeing the pageant of cosplayers (aka costume play) near the park bridge, so my next chance was on the popular side street of Takeshita.
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Apr 2, 2013

What are Tokyo ‘Idol’ stores and Harajuku Cosplay Fashion rage all about?

I was in Tokyo's Harajuku area. It was Sunday afternoon and I had just missed seeing the pageant of cosplayers (aka costume play) near the park bridge, so my next chance was on the popular side street of Takeshita.
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Apr 2, 2013

Tokyo: What are Idol stores and Harajuku Cosplay Fashion all about?

I was in Tokyo's Harajuku area. It was Sunday afternoon and I had just missed seeing the pageant of cosplayers (aka costume play) near the park bridge, so my next chance was on the popular side street of Takeshita.
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Apr 2, 2013

Travel Bucket List 2012: Booking a role on Hawaii Five-O (Part II)

At Hawaii Five-0 studios in downtown Honolulu, I play my lines to the casting director in an bare room. It's one scene and I'm an assistant to boss, who's a murder suspect (Spoiler alert! ...and murderer). I'm being questioned. The casting director...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Feb 17, 2012

Travel Bucket List 2012: Booking a role on Hawaii Five-O (Part II)

At Hawaii Five-0 studios in downtown Honolulu, I play my lines to the casting director in an bare room. It's one scene and I'm an assistant to boss, who's a murder suspect (Spoiler alert! ...and murderer). I'm being questioned. The casting director...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Feb 17, 2012

Travel Bucket List 2012: Booking a role on Hawaii Five-O (Part I)

Okay, some of you asked to see the competition... Still wondering what some of those alternate plans for 2012 were, twerking with that university job in Korea? Here's my hinted confession to one of those alternate things...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Feb 15, 2012

Travel Bucket List 2012: Booking a role on Hawaii Five-O (Part I)

Watch me on Hawaii Five-O! Air date is Monday, February 20th (episode is ‘Kupale’). Okay, some of you asked to see the competition… Still wondering what some of those alternate plans for 2012 were, twerking with that university job...
by GRRRL TRAVELER on Feb 15, 2012


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