In no particular order really. When I can be bothered, I’ll come back and update captions for each photo to explain the story behind them. But for now, just enjoy my amazing photography skills.
1. Shops hate photos I’m not sure of the exact reason why shops/stalls staff do this, but they’ll always tell you that photography isn’t allowed when you attempt to snap a photo. Okay, so with the places that have signs that say No Photography, I’m like cool, no big deal. But even at places like… Read More Taipei: 5 more observations
1. MRT tickets Instead of paper tickets for the MRT (Mass Rapid Transit system) in Taipei, they use blue chips that look like these. It’s environmentally friendly because once you leave the underground, you insert the coin into a slot and it stays there until the staff collect it at the end of the day… Read More Taipei: 5 observations so far
This morning was crazy. I heard some of the loudest thunders and saw the brightest bolts of lightning ever. It also rained extremely heavily all morning but settled in the afternoon. We had breakfast somewhere close by. It really reminded of the slums in a game I played called Deus Ex: Human Revolution for PS3.… Read More HK 15: Day 2 – Flying to Taiwan
The journey here has been good and bad. The first 7 hour plane journey to Dubai was great. I watched an average movie, played multiplayer Tetris with my brother, the food was more than acceptable and I slept for hours. The 7 hour journey after the layover was horrible. Food was unappetising and Tetris multiplayer… Read More HK 15: Day 1 – Arriving in Hong Kong