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Flower Fever

by Jillian

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I totally hippied out for the Kind Proposal film we shot last week. How could I not with these incredible, vibrant flowers?! Their liveliness just makes me break out into a smile, especially with sunflowers in the mix – my favorite flower alongside the poppy.

Sunflowers are just so dang happy with that bright yellow. Fun fact: sunflowers are called tournesol in French which, word for word, means turn toward the sun. How happy is that? They’re little reflections of the sun. These flowers are a perfect reminder on how to live each moment: like a mirror for the sun.

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Are you ready for your close-up? (Photo walk)

by Eric

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Hello,

I’d like to formally introduce myself. I’m the guy hugging things. Nice to meet you too.

As you might know, Jill and I have finally been able to catch our breaths from our travels. Being in the little-big city of Tainan for a month, it has been nice to just walk around and soak in everything.

One thing that has pleasantly surprised us is the beautiful flowers that surround the area. If the Olympics had gardening as a sport, Taiwan would be a serious contender.

So in the spirit of  Valentine’s Day and the misery that can be winter, we’ve picked a few of our favorite  flowers just for you!

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Top 5 Experiences and Eats: Taipei

Road To Here Blogs’s Top 5 Taipei Experiences

We weren’t sure about Taipei at first (50’s + rainy after sunny Thailand), but ended up really enjoying the city and finding all the hole in the wall places. Here are our favorite, not-to-be-missed experiences:

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Day trippin’ in Taipei with pandas and gondolas

Lions, tigers, cable cars, tea, pandas, oh my! It doesn’t matter if you’re five or thirty five: the Taipei Zoo and Maokong Gondola ride are a must see while in Taipei and we’re genuinely happy we did.

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Night out in Taipei: pizza, hipster watching, and shopping

Looking for a sweet night out in Taipei that involves scrumptious food, style inspiration, and hanging out with young Taiwanese locals? We were when we explored the Daan area next to the National Taiwan Normal University and stepped into the Shida Night Market.

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Get inspired off the beaten path: a creative walk in Taipei

Is the dull rain of Taipei, Taiwan getting you down? Looking for some creative inspiration off the beaten path? Take a short  walk (even if it’s drizzling) through the Treasure Hill Artist Village: explore the modernly concrete alleyways, sketch the street bunny graffiti art, and create whimsical photo-op scenes in an open air room with human size fortune cookie sculptures. If you appreciate architecture and art, and like to explore without hundreds of tourists, then this is a quiet, interesting option to check out with a morning or afternoon in Taipei.

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