Happy Ghost Month

by Mary Jo Manzanares on August 15, 2016

Taiwan’s “Ghost Month” falls between August 3rd and September 1st this year, and although it may sound terrifying, the ceremonies and cultural festivals that take place at this time make it a very special time to visit. Legend has it that, the gates of hell open on the first day of the Lunar month and close on […]


Beijing Exposed: A Brief Guide to the Sights of China

by Guest Contributor on March 10, 2014

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Brimming with cultural attractions and historical significance, China has quickly become one of the world’s most enticing getaways. Few cities offer both ancient Wonders of the World and luxury spas, within walking distance and accessible in the same day. With a unusual blend of past and present, Beijing is the gateway to uncovering the many […]