Trip to Sydney – August 2017

I had the opportunity to visit Sydney for work and stayed there an extra weekend. For my first time in the southern hemisphere, it was rather pleasant. Australian people are very welcoming and Sydney is a very modern, well-maintained city, and surprisingly expensive. I took plenty of pictures that are very touristy, but today I will…

What to do in Taiwan during a short layover?

It’s a question I often see: I am staying in Taiwan for x hours (with x ∈ [1:24]), what can I do during the layover? The first assumption we are going to make here is you are coming through Taoyuan Airport. If you are one of the rare people who has a leg in another…

November Weekend in Thailand Part 1

Last week I spent a long weekend in Thailand. It’s actually closer to Taipei than I imagined, a mere 3-hour flight. Spent a couple of days in Bangkok, it was a nice experience overall. Even had cake for my birthday. Here is a small summary of what I remember from this trip. Nothing super original…