The Grand Hyatt Taipei Kids Glamping Experience

Kids glamping experience at Grand Hyatt Taipei

It was with great excitement that Lavender (3), Sage (5), my wife Emily, and I packed our bags and hopped into a yellow cab in from our neighborhood in New Taipei City, Taiwan. Our destination: Grand Hyatt Taipei, Taiwan’s original (and largest) five-star resort, for a much needed, fully pampered staycation. I had already heard …

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Gamcheon Culture Village: A Paradise for Instagrammers

If you’re looking for the perfect setting for ultra cute and vibrantly colorful Instagram shots, Gamcheon Culture Village is ideal, with its polychromatic (that’s fancy talk for rainbow-colored) background juxtaposed with deep blue sky and ocean in the background. Whether you Instagram or not, Gamcheon Culture Village is a must for anyone who is interested …

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Taejongdae Resort Park: A Scenic Half-Day Trip in Busan

As a coastal city and South Korea’s largest port, Busan is unsurprisingly blessed with some pretty wicked coastal scenery. And I mean the awesome, poetry-inspiring, mind-blowing (not evil) kind of ‘wicked’ 😛 Taejongdae Resort Park in on the southern Busan coast features some of the best and most accessible coastal bluffs and lookout points in …

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50 Unmissable Things to Do in Busan, South Korea

The definition guide to the best things to do in Busan, South Korea

South Korea’s second largest city and largest port has a wealth of attractions to entice visitors, from jaw-dropping temples and bustling markets to spectacular beaches and to-die-for street food & seafood. If you wondering what to do in Taiwan, you’re going to be spoiled for choices after getting through this guide. The city has a …

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Haedong Yonggungsa: Mixed Feelings about Busan’s Temple by the Sea

How to visit Haedong Yonggungsa Temple in Busan, South Korea

Haedong Yonggunsa, or Haedong Yonggung Temple, is one of the most impressive Buddhist temples in South Korea. It is without a doubt one of Busan’s top temples and makes my list of top 50 things to do in Busan. Haedong Yonggungsa is famous for its picturesque seaside location. Busan’s “Temple on the Coast” is also …

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10 Jaw-Dropping Temples in Busan, South Korea

A guide to the best temples in Busan, South Korea

South Korea’s second city and largest port, Busan, is home to a surprisingly impressive array of breathtaking temples. Busan’s temples are a varied lot, from sea-facing temple complexes to ancient mountain retreats with Buddhas carved into cliff walls, and everything in between. Seeing the temples of Busan and writing this article was the main purpose …

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Samgwangsa Temple: A Gem, Even Without Lanterns

When I was planning my most recent trip to South Korea, the thing I was most excited about was visiting Busan’s incredible array of temples. The tough thing was deciding when to go. Visiting for the Buddha’s birthday was an obvious choice. The event is a major national holiday in South Korea. At that time, …

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