Kaohsiung has a lot of parks. Which is fantastic. Living in a city, both Emily and I love them and the convenient outdoors green spaces they bring. Lucky for us, Anja and Kevin were able to point us in the direction of many of the best during our stay in the south of Taiwan. Whether wandering around the Lotus Pond or ambling our way around Weiwuying park, we were never too far from nature despite the high rise environment we were based in. With plenty of amazing local delicacies just waiting for us to walk enough to gain an appetite (from savoury beef noodle to peanut butter mochi stuffed waffles) we made sure we got out and about as often as we could!
If you go in through the dragon and out through the tiger you get good luck 🤷
Continue reading “Urban Nature: Kaohsiung, Lambai and Kenting – 21/11/2019 to 29/11/2019”
In Bangkok Liam and I managed to get a great deal on a bus journey into Siem Reap. Everything ran really smoothly up until the border where we were told by the new driver that we’d have to pay him $47 for our visa. Luckily, we both did our research beforehand and knew the visa at the border was $30. So we ignored their “advice” (despite the rest of our group staying behind) and went through the border without a problem. Avoiding a scam and saving nearly $40 by doing so was a solid start to our time in Cambodia! Once we made it to Siem Reap we had an early nights sleep, feeling ready and jazzed to go out and see one of the most picturesque sunrises out there. That is, until the rain started…
Our journey into Siem Reap was an eventful one!
Continue reading “Tomb Raiders: 3 Days in Siem Reap & Angkor Wat – 13/09/2019 to 17/09/2019”