[Korea] 7 Tools You Need For Planning Trips to Korea

Traveling to a foreign country is exciting. It could also be nerve-racking. For me, it was especially the case when I visit non-English speaking countries. I would be extremely terrified when no one understands what I said or being lost in the foreign land. That’s why I always try my best to plan our routes ahead and make sure I know the city inside out. Click to read more!


[Taiwan] 5 Useful Websites for Planning Trips to Taiwan

Last week, I transferred all my knowledge on the MRT to all of you. You already knew how to get to places, now the question is where should you go? Below I’m going to share with you 5 useful websites I frequently use to help me plan my trips around the beautiful Formosa.


(A little history here: Taiwan was formerly known as Ilha Formosa, named by the Portuguese sailors passing Taiwan in 1544. The name means “Beautiful Island” in Portuguese) Click to read more!

[Taipei] Getting Around The City by Subway

Having been living in big cities throughout my life, one thing I took for granted before settling down in Calgary is the well-connected public transit system.  I was so spoiled by the highly integrated transit systems that I could travel to any corner of the cities without having to drive. I didn’t realize how dependent I was on public transit until I moved to Calgary. Even after 2 years, I still miss how convenient life was in NYC, in Vancouver and, in my home town Taipei, Taiwan.

If you’re planning to visit Taipei soon, read on! You will find some useful information to help you survive in this mega city~

Click to read more!

10 Tips Every Frugal Traveler Must Know


I remember I was 17 the first time I went on a trip on my own. As a student, I didn’t have much money that I could spend on leisure activities. But that didn’t stop me from traveling and seeing the world. I saved money on everyday expenses, planned my trip carefully, then finally my dream to visit Disneyland came true! Even though I am no longer a student and travel costs aren’t as big of a concern for me, I still religiously search for cheap travel deals whenever I plan my trip. I am a firm believer that money can’t buy happiness. It is especially true when it comes to traveling. Spending thriftily doesn’t mean the quality of your travel experience must be suffered. Today, I am going to share with you 10 ways to minimize your travel costs without compromising your travel experience 🙂 Click to read more!