Month: December 2016

Travel, Vietnam

Explore Hue in 12 hours: Part 1 on Imperial City and tombs

Minh Mang Tomb, Hue Vietnam

I have never heard of Hue to be honest, until a friend suggested Hoi An as our next destination and Hue turned up in the search results while we were planning. Even then, the results were few compared to other areas in the country. Turns out it was one of the best legs for sightseeing …

Taiwan, Travel

11 days in Taiwan: Pingxi sky lantern festival on day 9

Sky Lantern Festival, Pinghsi, Taiwan

The Pingxi Sky Lantern festival has been around for a while so you can trust on them to be quite organized. I was lucky to be in the area for the last day of the festival and largest-scaled one too. Making your way to Pinghsi Sky Lantern Festival The most straightforward way is to get to Shifen ahead of …