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Things to Do in Hsinchu City with Kids

Hsinchu is a small city on the West Coast of Taiwan. That said, it doesn’t have a “coastal” feel to it at all. Unlike my Canadian home towns of Victoria and Vancouver, most of...

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Camping at Wuling Farm

Dear Family and friends, It’s spring break for Loren, so we decided to head into the centre of the island for some family camping and cycling adventures. Our first destination was Wuling Farm (pronounced...

The Notion of a Casual Post 4

The Notion of a Casual Post

What is there to blog about when it seems, to me at least, like the theme of family travel / living abroad is being exhausted? Is that even possible? This planet is HUGE! There...

Taking the Leap in Taiwan with Kids 1

Taking the Leap in Taiwan with Kids

So we just tackled a new family first. That’s kind of the point of travelling, though, isn’t it? In our case, we were doing something that very few families have done in Taiwan. It...

Our first Moon Festival ( and more…) 0

Our first Moon Festival ( and more…)

Festivals are a great way to get to know a country and its culture. Here in Taiwan we just had the moon festival – a harvest festival which takes place on the 15th day of...

Family Adventures Beginning… 0

Family Adventures Beginning…

Family exploring downtown Hsinchu, posing in front of the Historic East Gate. It’s been almost two weeks since we arrived in Hsinchu Taiwan, my husband Loren, me (Marisol) and our children Theo (3 years...