Monday, December 10, 2018
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Epic 7 Day Road Trip Through New Zealand’s North Island

Day 1: Auckland to Coromandel - 2 hours We spent over two weeks in Auckland and were itching to hit the road and check out the rest of...
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Hiking Middle Earth: The Tongariro Alpine Crossing

When New Zealander’s do a day hike, they really do a day hike. The day hikes we did in Vancouver are a walk in the park compared...
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Discovering the Fantastic World of Peter Jackson at Hobbiton

When I think of New Zealand, I think of awesome landscapes. Rolling green hillsides, epic cliffs and mountains, pristine lakes and rushing waterfalls. It’s a beautiful backdrop...
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Day Trip to Devonport, New Zealand

After pretty much exhausting all there was to do in Auckland, we decided to check out one of the nearby ferry excursions. From downtown Auckland, ferries offer...
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Touring Theo Chocolate Factory

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Keeping it Cool: 5 Hipster Hangouts in Taipei to Visit

Dubbed the 2016 World Design Capital, Taipei is a city that is shedding its old skin for a fresh face. Throughout the city, new designs are embedded...
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Day Trip to Yehliu, Keelung, and Jiufen

Our time in Taipei was coming to an end but we still hadn’t made the trip out to the North Coast. We kept putting it off because...
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Hiking in Alishan Forest, Taiwan

The eastern part of Taiwan is covered by five mountain ranges. Alishan is not a single mountain, but a ridge of Yushan (Jade Mountain). The Alishan National...
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Kenting: Taiwan’s Beach Resort Town

The last time I was in Kenting, the sunny beach town in Southern Taiwan, was more than 15 years ago. It was a family trip and we...
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What to Do in Shinjuku, Tokyo

If you are planning on traveling around Japan via the JR train, you’ll probably pass through Shinjuku Station. Located on the western part of Tokyo, the Shinjuku...

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