Golden Week travels: Taipei – Part 1

There are two major holidays in the Chinese calendar – Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) is the main one. This changes each year, but usually it falls sometime in January or February. The other holiday, so-called ‘golden week’, is now – the first week of October. This usually coincides with National Day holiday, which is …

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Winter Travels (Kuala Lumpur to Bangkok)

Today was the day when I hit the final stop on my three-country trip. After breakfast, and checking out of the hotel, I took the monorail to the central station, before taking the train to the airport. This is when things, not exactly started to go wrong, but perhaps when things didn’t exactly go right …

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