Note: I wrote most of this last spring for a previous incarnation of my blog, but am republishing here since my Facebook feed is full of cherry blossom photos now. We did this on April 6, 2017, so almost exactly a year ago. So Tokyo's shitamachi（下町）, literally "low city", is a great place to cycle around … Continue reading East Tokyo Cycle Tour
I grew up in Taiwan, but just completed my first two high mountain hikes (and bagged my first six Baiyue!) over the month of July. I am fluent in Chinese and have family here so it was probably easier for me to figure out how to do it than for most people. Really, it was my … Continue reading Hiking in Taiwan: Know Before You Go
So, you've read about my Yakushima adventure and want to plan your own. This post provides information about my trip that may be relevant to your trip planning.