Archive for October, 2009

Nostalgic Jiu Fen Taiwan

October 28, 2009  

Nostalgic Jiu Fen Taiwan

Feel the oriental nostalgia with Jiu Fen’s quaint ancient charm that traces its paths back in history. Sitting at the top of a mountain up northern Taiwan, Jiu Fen used to be an isolated town up in the highlands, isolated from the rest of the world. It was until the 1800s where gold was discovered in the area, where the town then began bustling in prosperity as a hot gold mining field. Photo credits - Julius.Hibbert Photo credits - Dislocations Background Story... [Read more of this review]

A Day in Perth

October 26, 2009  

A Day in Perth

The beautiful city of Perth is a modern tourist’s delight. Vibrant and colorful, the City of Lights is located alongside the peaceful waters of the Swan River, bustling with activity and a wide range of attractions to suit all tastes. The atmosphere in Perth is one that is laid-back and relaxing, friendly and welcoming – here are a few highlights from this Friendly City to whet your traveling appetite! Photo credits - Looking Glass Swan Valley Vineyard This fact... [Read more of this review]

Scottish Reminiscence in Dunedin, New Zealand

October 8, 2009  

Scottish Reminiscence in Dunedin, New Zealand

Living in Scotland, you become spoilt by the never-ending scenery and hospitality of this northernmost section of the UK. Surprisingly, though, there’s one part of the world where you’ll find a near replica of Scotland – and it couldn’t be further away: Dunedin, New Zealand. Dunedin is actually an old Scots word that means Edinburgh. The city blossomed out of the southern Kiwi countryside during the 1800’s gold rush, and the two cities were officially twinned... [Read more of this review]