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So…I Fell Down a Boat in Hong Kong

So…I Fell Down a Boat in Hong Kong

Luckily, I didn’t fall *off* the boat into the water but it was still pretty embarrassing. Here’s what happened.

10 Best Hong Kong Hotels and Hostels Near a Train Station

10 Best Hong Kong Hotels and Hostels Near a Train Station

Many travellers — particularly those who anticipate having to drag suitcases and toddlers — prefer to stay in accommodations with easy access to public transportation. Luckily, there’s no shortage of hotels and hostels near an MTR (train) station in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong Airport Express: How to Get Cheaper Tickets Online

Hong Kong Airport Express: How to Get Cheaper Tickets Online

There are many reasons why you should take the Hong Kong Airport Express, even though it costs a bit more than the bus. If the price makes you hesitate, here’s a trick to get cheaper tickets.

Silvergrass, a Sea of Flowers, and Hot Springs: A Private Guided Tour of Taipei

Silvergrass, a Sea of Flowers, and Hot Springs: A Private Guided Tour of Taipei

On our last day in Taipei, we went searching for silvergrass at Yangminshan National Park, waded into a sea of flowers at the Guandu Flower Festival, and had a wonderful soak in Taipei’s famous hot springs.

Tours from Taipei: Sky Lanterns, Waterfalls and Wishes in Shifen

Tours from Taipei: Sky Lanterns, Waterfalls and Wishes in Shifen

Various legends surround the origin of sky lanterns in Taiwan. One says that a well-known general, surrounded by foes in a desperate battle, once used sky lanterns to call for help from allies beyond the enemy’s perimeter.

Taipei Night Tour: Huaxi, Longshan Temple, Taipei 101 and Din Tai Fung

Taipei Night Tour: Huaxi, Longshan Temple, Taipei 101 and Din Tai Fung

Our Edison Tours “Taipei Night Tour” started at the infamous snake alley & ended with an enormous delicious dinner at the Taipei 101 branch of Din Tai Fung.