The 10 realities of island life

I’m currently spending my days in remote Santa Catalina, Panama, known for it’s exquisite diving and proximity to Coiba National Park. I’m helping out in a dive shop in return for lodging and the occasional dive. Technically I’m not living on an island. But I’m living by the coast, with beach, palm trees and ocean…

Taiwan: Top 5 Secret Sights

When I started planning for my Taiwan trip, I had no idea what one should go and see. What famous landmarks were there, where to visit – other than iconic Taipei 101. And since work had me busy – really busy – until the day of my departure, I didn’t start reading about where to…

Insider travel tips for Taiwan

Getting around in Taiwan is surprisingly easy. In fact, it is one of those places that I recommend to my not so travel-savvy friends who are looking for a taste of Asia without all the challenges. However, if you know the following handy insights, your trip is guaranteed to be the easiest it can be….