As of last Saturday, I am quarter of a century old. To mark this occasion, and do a bit of life reflecting, I have composed a list of 25 things I would like to do before I reach the next big milestone of 30!Read More
Time Difference wakes me up early and I realise this town is a bit of a late snoozer, with most places not opening until 10-12ish. Not great for a caffeine craving scandi!
I head off to the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall under the looming rain clouds, where I get targeted by one of their English speaking guides. He seems to think that talking to me is the best thing since Colour TV, and persuades me to stay and watch as they do the hourly guard swap. So I do, only to conclude that…Read More
The t-shirt sticks to my back. Too impatient to figure out the correct bus route, I have started walking up a hill outside of Hscinchu in 35 degree heat. Only a very stubborn (or more accurately: foolish) scandinavian would think to do so.
So how do I find myself here? Even the Taiwanese girl working at the hostel where I stay in Taipei gasps "WHY HSCINCHU?" when I reveal my travel plans.Read More
A Spiritual Centre of the Universe, a boulderer’s wet dream, castle ruins… A loved sight has many names, as the Swedes would say.
Check out the final destination of my South Island road trip.
I am a bit torn with how to feel about these called "Cat Cafés" that has been popping up world wide in recent years.However, hearing of the Taiwanese cat VILLAGE was a different story. One that quickly made it to my itinerary!Read More
They happen ever so often. The "Oh that is a big portion!"-comments to jokes on when I will be having my baby. Next thing, it is on when I last weighed myself for now I appear to be shrinking. And let us not forget the 'well-meaning' advice on how I "could be really pretty, if only I looked after myself better"… How is one person meant to be able to keep up with all this?Read More
I really only have one point on the agenda of my visit to The Adventure Capital of the World, and it does not include any type of adrenaline boosting activity. Instead, something way more up my alley. Burgers! Vegan Burgers!Read More