Photo Essay: Where I Traveled to in 2013

2012 and 2013 were not kind to the Kellenberger or the Marshall families, but we have had plenty of love and support from family and friends to help us through. The last six weeks have been especially difficult for us, but I’m glad to be putting 2013 behind us. We’re looking forward to a positive and successful 2014. Happy New Year to my dear friends and family all over the world! Continue Reading →

Adventure Travel in Taiwan

Adventure travel in Taiwan is easy to find. The Northeast Coast National Scenic Area offers a diverse number of adventure travel activities. Surfing, jet-skiing, wind surfing, and parasailing are just a few of the activities that people enjoy in Taiwan. Continue Reading →

Maobitou Scenic Area in Kenting National Park

The terrain of Maobitou Scenic Area in Kenting National Park in Taiwan is a limestone reef coast that is said to resemble the form of a crouching cat looking out to sea. This area is also famous because a scene from Ang Lee’s film Life of Pi was filmed here. (Photo Essay and travel information) Continue Reading →

Life in Color at Taiwan’s National Museum of Marine Biology

Multi-hued starfish. No journey to Kenting is complete without making a stop at the National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium (NMMBA) at 2 Houwan Road, Checheng, Pingtung in Taiwan. This museum is top notch and well worth the$450NT (approx $14 US) admission price to get in. The museum exhibits the diverse natural water habitats of Taiwan. The Waters of Taiwan exhibit showcases the beauty and variety of Taiwan’s underwater world. Visitors will experience a completely realistic waterfall and river, Continue Reading →

Fun in Kenting National Park

We’re back from a lovely long weekend in Kenting. This was our first journey to Kenting National Park in Southern Taiwan. We met up with some friends from work on Saturday afternoon at the High Speed Rail Station in Banciao. Our tickets cost us $1460 NT each. We traveled just over 300 km in 90 minutes to reach Zuoying ( ??) from Banciao (???). By regular train, this journey would have been close to five hours. We were pretty impressive Continue Reading →