Top 18 Restaurants – Chiayi Food Guide

So this guide is a waaayy overdue. I lived in Chiayi for almost two years and while I was there I ate a LOT of good food. Here’s my guide to my best food and favorite restaurants in Chiayi City, Taiwan.  1. Dan Bing Scallion pancakes are a Taiwanese breakfast stable, but my all-time favorite…

10 Super Easy, Cheap Meals You Can Cook Anywhere in the World

So I have an odd problem, which is that every time I move to a new country, I need to come up with an entirely new list of home-cooked meals. What’s readily available in one country, might be extremely scarce in another. Or that perfect meaty pasta dish that you perfected at home might suddenly…

The Hunt for the Perfect Travel Shoe in Europe

My Birkenstocks… my trusty light-weight, pretty slip-ons have sadly seen better days… 😳 They’ve seen a lot, but its time for them to retire. So when my mom and I embarked on a big European adventure this summer, I knew I’d be on the lookout for some new kicks. Therefore, when I heard some friends…

10 Ways to Cope with Wanderlust While Living Abroad

You might be asking yourself how someone can get wanderlust while living abroad, but trust me, it happens. Many expats will move overseas to get away from the daily grind, leave it all, and have adventures, but often moving abroad just means finding yourself in a new 9 to 5 halfway around the world. So…

From Best to Worst: A Weird and Wonderful Taipei Food Tour

Taiwan has some of the best and the grossest food I’ve ever tried, and I’m still determined to create my ultimate top ten list of Taiwanese foods, so this Saturday I took an 11 AM gastronomic adventure all around Taipei with Taipei Eats. The food started out gently in a local Taipei wet market with…

15 Unique Things to do in Hanoi

Hanoi is a gorgeous cultural and culinary mecca, but if you look at a guidebook, you often find the same handful of activities to do over and over again: go to the temples, go to the markets, eat street food. All of those things are must do’s in Hanoi, but if you’re looking for something…

3 European Museums that You Should See Before You Die

Usually, I find museums a bit… boring. I’ve been traveling long-term for the last three years, and believe me when I say, I’ve seen a lot of museums. A lot of museums… It’s gotten to the point that I avoid museums unless they’re free or I’m really, really bored. But with that said, there are…

5 Worth-It Expensive Travel Experiences

What’s worth spending money on even if you’re broke? Here are 5 travel experiences that are worth spending the dough on even if you’re traveling on the cheap. 1. Food tours Food tours are more expensive than walking tours, but they include dinner and/or lunch. A food tour is a great way to learn about…