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London Day 4 – Camden Market, Millennium Bridge, Tate Modern

London has a number of popular street markets, but Camden Market is probably the largest, and therefore a must-visit when you're exploring the city. It is a bustling community of creative sellers, street food traders, and independent stores. I love exploring places like these when I travel, because each local market is different and gives… Continue reading London Day 4 – Camden Market, Millennium Bridge, Tate Modern

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My Short (Second) Trip to Malacca (and A Whole Lot of Food Recommendations!)

A few years ago, I visited Malacca with a group of friends from work and had a blast. The food and company were great, and we had a lovely time. So when we had a few days off in the week of Chinese New Year, my youngest sister suggested we take a short trip to… Continue reading My Short (Second) Trip to Malacca (and A Whole Lot of Food Recommendations!)

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London Day 3 – Kings Cross Station, Platform 9 3/4, Windsor Castle

On to our third day in London! We started the day in Kings Cross Station, checking out Platform 9 3/4, a must for Harry Potter fans. After buying a bunch of Gryffindor merchandise for souvenirs, we took a day trip to Windsor to visit Windsor Castle, where Queen Elizabeth II actually resides, although her private apartments… Continue reading London Day 3 – Kings Cross Station, Platform 9 3/4, Windsor Castle

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London Day 2 – Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Borough Market, View from the Shard, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Liverpool Street Station

Day 2 involved as much walking, if not more, than day 1, but there were so many things to see! We started off with a bit of history at the Tower of London, crossed the River Thames on Tower Bridge, and stopped by the popular Borough Market for lunch. Belly full, we continued to the… Continue reading London Day 2 – Tower of London, Tower Bridge, Borough Market, View from the Shard, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Liverpool Street Station

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London Day 1 – Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Churchill War Rooms, Trafalgar Square

I hope you agree with the saying "a picture is worth a thousand words", because then you'd excuse me for not writing much on this blog post. V has finally edited most of the photos we took on our London trip last October, so I'll start sharing them in batches here. On our first day… Continue reading London Day 1 – Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace, Churchill War Rooms, Trafalgar Square

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The Second Tallest Building and the Highest Starbucks in the World

OK, so this is the last of the posts you'll see about my trip to Taipei, Taiwan at the beginning of the 2018. Wait, what? Yes, I'm the girl who is posting stuff almost an entire year behind. Thank goodness I'm not writing your time-sensitive news is all I'm saying. Visitors to Taipei won't miss… Continue reading The Second Tallest Building and the Highest Starbucks in the World