"Welcome to the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport," said a female, automated voice in a tone that seemed human yet metallic at the same time. After we landed, I headed down the plane's steps and was ushered into a tram like everyone else. Before the doors closed, I remember looking beyond . . .
Remember how I mentioned before that my family and I drove along the I-5 North from Olympia to Seattle back in Washington state? (If not, try to spot it here.) Well, the road trip fun doesn't stop there because . . .
For curious outsiders and tourists, Thurston county may seem like a mundane area blessed with mighty trees, supple lakes, and an unimaginable variety of wildlife but in reality, it is more than just that. In this article, I would like to focus on the beauties of nature offered by the cities of Olympia and Tumwater . . .
Before visiting the state of Washington, I had always (and erroneously) associated the aforementioned state name to the capital of the United States, which is located on the eastern side of the country. My overall impression of the state, in fact, changed the moment I stepped foot into the city after traveling for hours along the I-5 from the good ol' city of Olympia . . .
Aloha! Yep, it's me, Jed. I'm back and that means this blog is also back! I decided to do a complete re-haul since 2017: different style, different content and of course, different name! While travel is still the number one theme of my posts, I will try to . . .