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#54 – The Culture – Malacca, Malaysia (Part 2)

Christ Church Melaka 1753. Malacca was founded by the Last Raja of Singapura (Singapore) aka. Parameswara in the late 1300s-1400s.  Then later came a series of powers which either exchanged hands at Malacca or was a vital ally in which fortifications

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#53 – The Fatty – Malacca, Malaysia (Part 1)

The next World Heritage City I visited was Malacca (known as in the West, and spelled Melaka in Malaysian).  The first time around Malaysia I had only briefly considered a stop here as my research fell short of producing anything

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#52 – Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia

Initially landed in Kota Kinabalu (commonly referred to as just KK) prior to the Mt. Kinabalu climb, and upon returning to the capital of Sabah I had the chance to explore it for a few days and rest my legs.

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#49 – Ayutthaya, Thailand

Op..op..op..op. Ayutthaya was the capital of Siam from 1351-1767.  The first being Sukothai and third being Krung Thep (also known to the western world as Bangkok, also having the name Siam changed to Thailand). It was said that during its

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#32 – Din Tai Fung (鼎泰豐) – Taipei (台北), Taiwan (台灣)

The story of Din Tai Fung was one with humble beginnings.  The founder Yang Bingyi (楊秉彝) was actually born in Shanxi, China but moved to Taiwan in 1948 due to the Chinese Civil War and to look for any kind of

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#29 – S.H.E Graduates – Taipei (台北), Taiwan (台灣)

S.H.E is a Taiwanese group composed of members: Selina Jen (任家萱), Hebe Tien (田馥甄), and Ella Chen (陳嘉樺). This extremely famous trio debuted in 2001 and I have been a fan of them ever since.  In the years prior to youtube

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#24 – Kaohsiung (高雄), Taiwan (台灣)

 So begins my epic journey to Taiwan! I tried to group each post in relation to location rather than chronological order so at times flow may seem a little confusing and fragmented, but it was just done to make more

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