While we were staying in Taipei, we took a day trip to New Taipei City to explore Jinguashi. The drive there was incredibly gorgeous, sweeping ocean views and mountain landscapes. We drove past the beaches and a few waterfalls, all the way to the top of Jingua Rock (Jinguashi). You…

All that glitters is gold

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Hey Y’all!! So as you all know – or if you didn’t know, you about to know – I’m a writer, and I think a big part of being a writer is also being a reader. I’ve been honestly slacking in the reading department, so I’m making it a goal…

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It all started as a birthday weekend trip to Paris. Studying abroad in Poitiers, France, we had a large group of us in the same program and for the most part, we all got along pretty well. I had particularly bonded with three individuals, Val, Liv, and Ann (for lazy…

Cover your ears children, there are naughty words afoot.

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Baby’s First Skydive: aka, the day I learned I get serious motion sickness. So I did that thing where people jump out of a plane. I’m sure you could gather that much from the title, but let me paint you a picture here. If you’ve read my┬áDole Plantation post, you…

Beware of falling awkwardness.

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  For my first trip to the islands of Hawaii, I had expected a lot of things, either from reading stories from other travelers or just from pictures I had seen online. I expected lots of sun with sporadic showers, slower speed limits, and fruity alcoholic beverages. These were all…

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