The Best Things to Do in Kaohsiung (An Underrated City in Taiwan)

The Best Things to Do in Kaohsiung (An Underrated City in Taiwan)

The riverside city of Kaohsiung (pronounced “Gao Shong“) is located in southern Taiwan, just a short high speed train ride away from Taipei. Though it has its own international airport, Kaohsiung is often overlooked and sees just a fraction of tourists when compared to the glitzy capital city. Kaohsiung is a sprawling city offering quiet…

How to Apply for a Sri Lanka E-Visa: Step-By-Step Guide (2024)

How to Apply for a Sri Lanka E-Visa: Step-By-Step Guide (2024)

Planning on applying for a tourist visa for Sri Lanka? Here is what you need to know. In mid-April of this year, Sri Lanka announced that it was retiring the former ETA system (or Electronic Travel Authorization – essentially an e-visa), and that it was outsourcing the e-visa handling to a company called VFS Global…

Kenting in Taiwan: The Asia Beach Destination You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

Kenting in Taiwan: The Asia Beach Destination You Probably Haven’t Heard Of

While Kenting National Park in southern Taiwan’s Pingtung County is very well known by Taiwanese people as a top beach vacation destination, it is not exactly on the international radar. Those in the know will tell you to add Kenting to your Taiwan itinerary – here is my Kenting travel guide to help you plan…

Gloria Manor in Kenting in South Taiwan: Luxury Hotel Review

Gloria Manor in Kenting in South Taiwan: Luxury Hotel Review

Nestled within a national park along Taiwan’s picturesque south coast, Gloria Manor is a former presidential vacation destination that has since been transformed into a world-class resort for those in the know. Our recent stay in Taiwan’s underrated Kenting National Park was a reminder not to overlook destinations closer to home. While Kenting in Pingtung…