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South Korean Must-See Films That Aren’t Oldboy

Some of the best films (certainly some of the best horror) have been coming out of South Korea for years now. A lot of people I’ve spoken to don’t know where to start and The Vengeance Trilogy (although excellent) isn’t to everyone’s tastes. Here are some of my favourite South Korean films, in no particular order. The Taxi Driver (2017) My...

Asian Translated Graphic Novels

Five Translated Asian Graphic Novels We Love

Since reading Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home, I’ve been a big fan of the graphic memoir. Using drawing as a medium to deliver a message isn’t a new concept but I’m so grateful for the slew of comics in the last couple of years that deal with the more difficult concepts in life. From the simply drawn three panel cartoons to these full books. Some of...

Autumn Must Read Books

Autumn Must-Read Books | October/November 2018 List

It’s that time again. Here is our latest list of upcoming novels and non-fiction that we’re excited for this Autumn. There are some fantastic and truly moving reads this time around; enjoy! All you Can Ever Know  Nicole Chung If there’s one book on this list you decide to give a try, it’s this one. This poignant memoir will speak to anyone who has felt...

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Spirited Away with MyTaiwanTour: Explore Jiufen and Pingxi

Exploring the Beautiful Island Taiwan holds a multitude of delights; whatever kind of traveller you are, be it a hiker, a foodie, or a history buff. It’s here ready and waiting for you. In the earliest planning stages of our Taiwan itinerary, there was one place that was firmly on there: Jiufen (roughly meaning ‘ninth moment’ and pronounced jo-fun). The first we...

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Video: A Week in Taipei

Join us for a Week in Taipei These are just a few of the wonderful things we got up to before we headed south from Taipei. This city captured us in ways we never expected and we’ve certainly put on a few pounds due to the delicious food. If you liked this video, subscribe to our new Youtube channel! We’re going to be updating our Taiwan and Taipei posts...

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Bomgogo Lenses Review

Photography and Me Photography is my longest standing hobby, and as a person who switches between interests like the seasons, I’m always grateful for this fixture in my life that allows me to continually grow. My photography equipment is very important to me and while I’ve never been able to afford the latest camera technology (damn you flight deals)...

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From Budget to Luxury: Explore Bohol and Panglao Island (Travel Guide)

Your Ultimate Guide to Exploring Panglao and Bohol, Philippines Panglao and Bohol in the Philippines are amazing travel destinations for those who want to relax, explore, and get adventurous while reconnecting with nature and its beauties. Today we want to share with you some interesting tips for creating a unique itinerary in search of authenticity, hidden gems, and...