Tag Archives: Asia

A Piece of Heaven

Magical, massive, magnificent—endless terraces in a sea of clouds is a sight to behold. Not foreign to rice terraces, I found myself awed by the vastness and intricacy of the Yuanyang terraces, now the 45th World Heritage Site in China. … Continue reading

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Jianshui: An Ancient Town Side Trip

Credits: Now is paper in green and orange; 4ever paper in argyle, love, and solid blue; 4ever striped ribbon—all by Splendid Fiin; Queen of Quirk star element. Many stop for lunch, but not many stay the night. An optional gateway just … Continue reading

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A Little Bit Of Kunming

At the airport, I approached the guy holding a sign with my name on it. I spoke to him in English, he to me in Mandarin. “We have a problem,” I turned to my travel group. Our driver guide speaks … Continue reading

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Yunnan

With the most ethnic groups among all of China, this southern part of China started to fascinate me when I was researching on Guilin a decade ago. And Yunnan had been on my mind ever since. Sharing external borders with … Continue reading

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Rainy Days in Seoul: Taxi rides, Museums and Bibimbap

Credits:  Template from the You are Awesome bloghop As luck would have it, we woke up to a rainy Seoul on our first full day in South Korea’s capital. Breakfast at the guesthouse. What to do? We deferred our plan … Continue reading

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Rainy Days in Seoul: Staying at the Hongdae District

Blame it on K-drama and a thwarted meeting last June, we found ourselves walking the streets of Mapo-Gu, backpacks in tow, looking for our guesthouse on a cold and rainy day in November. We don’t want to waste that visa … Continue reading

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Hanoi Heritage

Credits: Papers by Shabby Miss Jenn Designs, Sahlin Studio and Scrapmuss Designs; Name Tag by Pri Rocha and Vellum Floral Sticker by Shabby Miss Jenn Designs It was a quick trip to Hanoi… just four days. Got to admit, it … Continue reading

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