Backstreet Academy Review: Medieval Knife Making in Siem Reap, Cambodia (Vlog)


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In December 2018, we travelled in Cambodia for 10 days. I was looking for unique things to do in Siem Reap, Cambodia and came across Backstreet Academy’s website by accident. After checking out their site, I fell in love with their concept and philosophy. We decided to book Backstreet Academy’s medieval knife making class, and…

Vlog: Hong Kong 3-Day Itinerary and Useful Tips You Need to Know


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We went to Hong Kong during China’s Labor Day Weekend and saw as much as we could. Here’s my Hong Kong 3-day itinerary vlog concentrated into a 10+ minutes episode. If you want to know more details, continue within the article, you will find more details to the places we visited in Hong Kong. If…

I went to Hong Kong And Booked a Last-Minute Flight to Seoul (April 2018 Blog Round-Up)


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Here’s my April 2018 blog round-up, and it’s quite eventful! As I mentioned in my last round-up, Jim’s parents were in Shanghai all the way from Sweden for almost 2 weeks, so we visited many tourist attractions with them. At the end of the April, we took a three-day trip to Hong Kong, where I…

Where to Stay in Phnom Penh, Cambodia: SIM Boutique Hotel


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In December 2017, Jim and I took a 10 days trip to Cambodia. We wanted to reward ourselves with something nice as a quick escape from Shanghai’s craziness. After a lot of research on where to stay in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, SIM Boutique Hotel stood out and became our first choice. The Location We arrived Phnom…

My First Skiing Experience at Jundushan Ski Resort in Beijing (Vlog)


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Coming from a semi-tropical island in the heart of Asia, skiing isn’t a sport that’s ordinary in my home country Taiwan. Even after I moved to upstate New York in the USA, learning how to ski still didn’t cross my mind. On the other hand, coming from a Scandinavian country, Jim enjoys skiing, and he…

Beijing Travel Tips: What You Really Need to Know


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I visited Beijing with my family back in 2005. 13 years later, Jim and I traveled to Beijing together during China’s lunar new year in 2018. It was intriguing for me to see how the city has changed and evolved, and we had a lot of fun. Of course, as a native Mandarin speaker, travel…

Music Experience in Cambodia: Learn to Play Khmer Music Instrument From Local Musicians


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Searching for unique music experiences while travelling has been a long-term agenda of mine. Learning the traditional music of a country not only helps me to connect with an unfamiliar culture but also transcends my journey into a more private and personal experience. As usual, I was looking for a music experience in Cambodia, and…