Bamboo Butterfly

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Archive for June, 2012

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  There are many sites out there about foreign men dating in Taiwan but not much is mentioned about the shadowy world of foreign women dating in Taiwan. The reality is, while it does occur much less frequently, it still happens. I did find many Taiwanese men to be very picky and if you’re a [...]

Categories: Asia, Life, My Taiwan
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If you’re planning a trip to Cusco on your Peruvian adventure simply because it’s the starting point for the Inca trail trek, consider extending your time in the city to explore some of its attractions. While Machu Picchu is undoubtedly impressive and well worth seeing, there are some amazing sites to be discovered in and [...]

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Visiting Marrakech and Fes will give you the chance to see different aspects of Morocco. Fes is a city steeped in history, while Marrakech’s old and new districts stand side-by-side, providing a fascinating contrast. These vibrant and interesting destinations are the perfect backdrop for an adventure holiday for single travellers, as there is always something new [...]

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People always ask me what it was like living in Taiwan.  How did I feel? Sitting here writing this 10 months after leaving Taiwan, I still have difficulty putting it all into words.  One day I pray it comes out right.  I’d like to share the thousand untold stories. As life goes on and I [...]

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travel the world

Count experiences, not countries

I am not a well-known travel blogger. In fact, I’m not really traveling at the moment. Unless you count those occasional excursions to Wisconsin. I am probably not on any 100 greatest travel blogs lists and many people have never heard of Bamboo Butterfly.  I have not been to every continent on the planet, and [...]

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Don’t ride elephants in Thailand, or anywhere

I’ve loved elephants for some time now, ever since watching a documentary called “The Urban Elephant” on TV some years back. They are such intelligent and magical creatures, such sensitive beings that are highly misunderstood and grossly unappreciated by many people around the world. A few years ago, one of my dreams came true when [...]

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Taiwan’s airports transforming into world-class facilities

*Guest post Being the first thing that a traveler sees upon touching down on foreign land, airports often hold a heavy burden. Airports not only need to have well-trained staff members who are able to address customers regardless of cultural differences, but also need to have upgraded facilities that can compete with topnotch facilities in [...]


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