Jingan Temple - Shanghai (29).JPG

There are a number of temples around Shanghai worth visiting (City God Temple, Confucius Temple, etc.), but Jing An Temple is probably among the oldest of those. Allegedly dating back almost 1800 years, "only" 800 years in the current location, it’s seen its share of history, though it’s now almost completely reconstructed due to an […]

Zhong Shan shopping street - Xiamen (18).JPG

Care for some Chinese street food? Then just head down to the local Chinese main street at night time and you’ll have endless options of all shapes, tastes and sizes. Most chances are that this main street you’ll go to would be named about China’s most beloved Sun Yat Sen, the leader of the 1911 […]

Ramon Crater - Alpaca farm (10).JPG

Have you heard about alpacas? I haven’t, and when I eventually saw one I was sure it was a llama, but we’re talking a different breed here. Somehow, alpacas are smaller, cuter and hairier. Thing is, the middle of nowhere Negev desert in southern Israel next to the gorgeous Ramon crater is probably the last […]

Gyeongbokgung Palace - Seoul (52).JPG

When it comes to beautiful palaces with unpronounceable names,  Gyeongbokgung Palace  in Seoul (or Gyeongbok Palace 경복궁) is got to be one of the finest. It’s my second visit to the palace, the first time being with a Taiwanese tour group, and it’s different wondering around by yourself. For one, the palace seemed …

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