Transportation in Taipei

Taiwan is a small island off the coast of China, which we traveled to for 4 days to visit some of my family friends who live in Taipei. We were able to drive around and explore the surrounding area of Taipei with our hosts, as well as explore the city of Taipei on our own […]

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5 Days in Koh Phi Phi

If you’ve ever seen the Beach, I just did and it was not what I was expected, Koh Phi Phi is the island that they shot for it. Unfortunately, Koh Phi Phi has turned into the party island that they were fearing in the movie. But it is still an incredibly beautiful group of islands […]

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Tuk-Tuks in Cambodia

During our time in Cambodia we used tuk-tuks all the time. Tuk-tuks are two-wheeled carriages with a motorcycle attached to them. They don’t go very fast, but they were convenient and were the best way to get around. We visited three towns in Cambodia: Siem Reap, Phnom Phen and Kampot. We used Tuk-tuks in all […]

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Bangkok Metro and SkyTrain

The Metropolitan Rapid Transit (MRT) The Metropolitan Rapid Transit (MRT) agency runs the Bangkok metro system. It opened in 2004 and currently has 18 stations along 27 kilometers of underground rails. It recently just completed a new line in 2016 and is still expanding its metro lines. Tickets There are two types of tickets that […]

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2 Days in Lisbon

On my way to my friend’s wedding in Zurich, we decided to stop in Lisbon for two days. Air Tap Portugal recently began a free stopover promotion in Lisbon or Porto for up to 5 days. While in Lisbon, we walked around, ate Pasteis de Nata (delicious custard tart) and fish (almost 8 different types), […]

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