Visiting The Huntington (Los Angeles, USA)

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I love the sunny weather in California. I’ve been to Los Angeles about 5 times before this trip. On my past trips, I’ve visited some of the “must sees” in the area, including the Getty Center, the Getty Villa, the Griffith Observatory, Disneyland (of course), Aquarium of the Pacific (in Long Beach), Seaworld (in San Diego), etc. There is still ... Read More »

Vegetarian Oriental Meal – Cathay Pacific and DragonAir

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Yesterday, I flew DragonAir and Cathay Pacific from Kaohsiung, Taiwan (KHH) to Los Angeles, USA (LAX) vis Hong Kong (HKG). Since I’m a vegetarian, I always have to request special meals when I fly. Having tried several special meal options, including the fruit platter meal, I like the Vegetarian Oriental Meal option the best. On my short DragonAir flight from ... Read More »

Sources of Happiness

Sources of Happiness

“If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal – not to people or objects.” ~ Albert Einstein There are many things in life that make us happy. To some people, money is their source of happiness and to others, a quiet evening with a good book is enough to make them happy. Sometimes our sources ... Read More »

A Vegetarian Feast at Yu Shan Ge 鈺善閣素養生懷石 (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

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It’s easy being a vegetarian in Taiwan. You can pretty much find vegetarian food anywhere in Taiwan – from cheap street food to expensive cuisine. This day, I had the opportunity to check out a rather high end vegetarian restaurant in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. The name of the restaurant is Yu Shan Ge (鈺善閣素養生懷石). Upon entering the restaurant, our party of ... Read More »

A Lovely Lunch at the Horseshoe Cafe 馬蹄鐵咖啡輕食館 (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

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Taiwan is a heaven for food lovers, even vegetarian food lovers! Most non-vegetarian restaurants have at least a couple options available for vegetarians. During my short break from work last week, I visited some restaurants and cafes that I’ve never been before. One of these is the Horseshoe Cafe (馬蹄鐵咖啡輕食館) located at the Shinkuchan shopping district (新崛江商圈). The Horseshoe Cafe ... Read More »

Hotel Review: Royal Group Hotel (Central Park) 御宿商旅 – 中央公園 (Kaohsiung, Taiwan)

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Once in a while, I like to get away from work or my familiar environment, and have some “ME” time. This is a time I can relax and recharge myself. This week, I decided to spend my “ME” time at the Royal Group Hotel (Central Park) in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Location The Central Park branch of the Royal Group Hotel is ... Read More »