Travel Japan: Our Great Honshu Road Trip

Japan has long been a destination for any traveler dreaming of an excursion in Asia, where teeming mega-cities are offset by ancient temples, and provincial spa towns meet neatly cultivated farm regions and rugged wilderness. A Honshu road trip in Japan is the perfect way to see Japan. Continue Reading →

Rainy Season in Borneo, Flash Floods, and Why You Should Always Drive A Pickup

A flash flood in Kota Kinabalu during rainy season in Borneo leaves motorists stranded on the road. Not us, though. My husband decides to drive through it! Continue Reading →

Traveling Taiwan by Motorcycle: Baolai To Taitung

Today we traveled along the Southern Cross Island Highway. We traveled over the peak in Yushan National Park before heading to Taitung’s East Rift Valley. Continue Reading →

Taroko Gorge in Taiwan: The Jewel of Taiwan’s National Park System

Our first view of Tianshiang, deep in the heart of Taroko Gorge National Park was nothing short of spectacular. Continue Reading →

I’ve Walked The Central Cross Island Highway

A carved inscription that I found just outside of Chinma Tunnel at the entrance to the old Hehuan Mountain Trail along the Central Cross Island Highway in Taiwan. Continue Reading →

The Central Cross Island Highway in Taiwan

We completed the southern fork of Taiwan’s Central Cross Island Highway, which took us over Hehuan Mountain, down through Wushe and on to Sun Moon Lake. Continue Reading →

Taiwan Travel Photo Journal – The Motorcycle Diaries – My Several Worlds

Taiwan Travel: An overnight stay in the mountains surrounding Chingjing after a long and tiresome ride over Wuling Peak at Hehuan Mountain. Continue Reading →