Historical, Lynn, Xi'an

The Time I Couldn’t Figure Out What was a “Fake” Bus to The Terracotta Warriors [Xi’an]

15 Nov , 2015   Gallery

Swindling tourists is a real occupation in most cities that attract large number of tourists. As a resident of Paris, I’d like to think that I’m quite good at avoiding the swindlers, usually because I’m not standing in the middle of a tourist attraction looking around in awe, or appearing confused at some intersection trying […]

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China, Historical, Lynn, Urban

The Time We Tandem Biked On a Fortress Wall [Xi’an]

25 Oct , 2015   Gallery

I’m a good bicycler (i wouldn’t exactly call myself a cyclist…), I swear. The last time I got into a biking accident was when I was 12 and I absent-mindedly rode straight into a pole and scraped my knees and elbows. My friend supported me, my bike, and her own bike a few blocks to […]

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China, Lynn, Urban, Xi'an

The Time We Took a Sleeper Train to Xi’an

17 Oct , 2015  

Honestly, I’m not entirely sure what gave me the idea of going to Xi’An. I knew that I wanted to take Waffles to Taiwan, and I knew that I wanted to go to a place I haven’t been before and Beijing turned out perfectly as a cheap stop-over – but I wasn’t sure if going […]

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Beijing, China, Lynn, Travel tips, Urban

The Time We Held Up the Train Ticket Line in China

27 May , 2015  

Booking flight tickets these days have been easier and easier. Gone were the days when people had to find a travel agent and work with them on figuring out their itinerary with no visibility of what’s going on with the airlines. The last time I recall using an in-person travel agent on a personal trip […]

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Asia, China, Lynn, Taiwan

The Time Waffles Won a Vacation to Asia

20 May , 2015  

In March 2014, while Waffles was in the US (Coffeyville, Kansas, to be specific), he had received an email like this: At first, he thought it was spam – but then something tickled his senses. Maybe it was the fact that the spammer knew his first name, middle initial, and last name, maybe it was because […]

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China, Lynn, Taiwan, Urban

Itinerary: Two Weeks in China (and Taiwan)

17 May , 2015  

Dates Travelled: May 02, 2014 to May 18, 2014 Number of days: 16 including flight, 14 days not including flight Cities Travelled: ~6 China: Beijing, Badaling and XiAn Taiwan: Taipei, Hualien, Tainan Series Tag: ChinaTaiwan2014

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