Taipei on a Budget: A Local Travel Guide Taipei, our home away from home. The capital of Taiwan, it is the 40th most populous metropolitan area in the world. A rapidly advancing economic center, Taipei remains grounded in faith, community, and a sense of social harmony. The atmosphere in Taipei feels like that of a
It’s always delightful to take a trip down to Washington, DC…DC…DC, especially on the Chinatown bus from Philly (BTW…I’m being sarcastic here.) 🙂 But for a $30 round trip ticket, you can’t beat that with a bat. I guess you pay for what you get. Nevertheless, we arrived in Washington, DC fairly quickly, within 2.5 hours from Philly.
Awake and Ready to Snack Welcome to Beantown! The affectionate moniker for Boston comes courtesy of baked beans, one of its signature dishes. The Diostar Dumplings team is here to whet your appetite for the city’s best food. We are constantly on the prowl for the best dim sum spots, tea shops, and where to
Update: House of Steep: Tea and Foot Massage and Reflexology is closed for business on June 23rd, 2018. Do you love tea? How about enjoying a cup (or three), while getting a foot massage or soaking your feet in soothing, aromatic oils? The out-of-this-world experience can be yours at The House of Steep. If you
Drink tea, savor life… This philosophy seems to infuse life for the Japanese, and we certainly felt it permeating the hall at the Shofuso House and Garden. At Shofuso you can witness a traditional Japanese Tea Ceremony as well as learning how to become a tea master in their beautiful garden. Nestled in Philadelphia’s Fairmount