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Shalom! The Ancient Galilee

Kfar Kedem - Ancient Galilee

Shalom! Continuing our journey in Israel, if you missed my earlier posts, check out Shalom! Israel We headed back to Galilee, visited Kfar Kedem that recreates the day-to-day life of ancient Galilee 2,000 years ago, during the Mishnah period.  Kfar Kedem is located at Hoshaya on Route 77, next to the Hamovil insection. The guide at

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Day 6 at Sun Moon Lake and Taipei

Taipei

My day 6 in Taiwan, the day I bid farewell to the beautiful and surreal Sun Moon Lake.  For my earlier postings on my trip to Taiwan, check out Taiwan Walked around The Lalu and visited the Wen Wan Resort, the resort hotel next door, before heading back to Taipei.  The Wen Wan Resort is on

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Welcome to Taiwan – Day 1 at Taipei

My first visit to Taiwan was in Spring 2012, was there for a 8-day vacation.  Stayed at Sheraton Taipei located at ZhongXiao East Road,  redeemed using my points from Starwood Preferred Guest (SPG) membership.  The hotel is a block away from the Taipei ShanDaoShi MRT Station.  On day four, I took the High Speed Rail

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Spring in Tokyo – Asakusa, Ueno Park, Ameyoko & Yanaka

Sensoji's Thunder Gate

On our day two at Tokyo, after a cup of coffee at the hotel room, we walked to Ginza Station, five minutes’ walk from the hotel we were staying. We took the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line to Asakusa (浅草) station. Asakusa is the centre of Tokyo’s shitamachi (literally “low city”), one of Tokyo’s districts, where

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Spring in Tokyo – Tsukiji Shijō & Akihabara

Stores at Tsukiji Shijio

Tsukiji Fish Market (Tsukiji Shijō) was our first destination as it was just 10-minutes’ walk from the hotel we stayed at. We were too tired to brave the early morning to watch the bidding, still, we managed to immerse ourselves by walking around the market and trying the freshly cooked seafood. All the seafood looked super

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