Icy Iceland

First off, I would like to thank my Aunt Marianne for taking my brother Raymond and me on this trip to Iceland!

We booked ourย trip about 9 months in advance through a Groupon deal for Gate 1 Travel, and before I knew it, it was already December. After taking a red-eye from NYC, we started off our trip with a tour of Reykjavik, Icelandโ€™s capital. It was still completely dark at 9:30AM when we were picked up from the hotel, which was a strange experience, but that just means we were awake to see the sunrise!

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Asia Trip (Part 2): Taiwan

Finally continuing about my trip to Asia! (Read Part 1 on Singapore and Hong Kong here).

After our three days in Singapore, Joyce, Kuangli, Saahil, and I flew to Taiwan, which was the bulk of my Asia trip in terms of actual sightseeing. Taiwan has been one of the top places on my travel bucket list for years, so I was super excited (and mentally prepared myself to binge eat for the next six days). After checking in to our fabulous Hello Kitty themed hotel, we headed to the Chiang Kai-shek Memorial and nearby Yong Kang Street for our first taste of Taiwanese street food.

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Asia Trip (Part 1): Singapore and Hong Kong

The biggest downside to having international friends is that after college, staying in touch can be tough and reunions are few and far between. Well somehow the timing worked out so that Saahil and I both had a long chunk of time off during the holidays (yay for working in the advertising industry) – so three months, several weekend Skype calls, and one insanely long Google doc later, we were able to make our first official post-grad reunion happenโ€ฆ in Asia!

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