13 Dec, 2012 in Beijing
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Promotion works. Atleast it seems like it works on me. Not that I would admit it, ofcourse, but here you have it – a post in a travel blog that features a new Samsung camera. I’d call that successful advertising. Walking around the wonderful 798 arts district in Beijing I saw a grand …

25 Mar, 2008 in India
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I had a few hours to kill before my dad’s arrival to the Delhi Paharganj hell-hole. Same bullshit with that main bazaar road every time I step outside. I pick up a rickshaw, an English speaking guy comes up quickly and shoots out all the English speaking countries he ever heard of, and when I […]

15 Mar, 2008 in Chinese culture, Taiwan
Ghost money burning : Gods worshiped at Tainan-Taiwan

Money burning is a long long tradition of the Taiwanese people, being an inherent practice in many Chinese culture rituals. Living in Tainan, one of Taiwan’s most traditional cities, I get to see alot of money burning. Yesterday, as I was sitting down at one of my regular coffee shops I noticed something going on […]

6 Feb, 2008 in Tainan
The beautiful Betel Nut experience video : Betel Nut beauty girl

Eh, a video! and about Betel Nut! This one’s too nice to be kept private (:$). John, of TheRealTaiwan, has a real talent for doing this freestyle exploration of Taiwanese people and culture, and he figured it was time for me to get my first taste of a betelnut, and on camera (:$). Yep, …

4 Dec, 2007 in Chinese culture, Tainan

The Tainan God temple celebrations just get crazier every week. Just when I think I’ve seen everything, Tainan hosts another unbelievable temple party for some other God or temple and I get to see some more. This one started 2 in the morning. I know, because I woke up to what sounded like a huge […]

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