A wanderlust guide

Author: hoponworld

Houtong Cat Village: A purrfect day trip from Taipei

Houtong Cat Village: A purrfect day trip from Taipei

Home to Taipei 101, bubble milk tea and stinky tofu, Taiwan is slowly but surely becoming a must-see destination among history buffs, culture fanatics, foodies and adventurers. With rolling mountains, delicious street food, great hikes and temples galore, it’s easy to understand why. Whether you […]

Plettenberg Bay: A top spot for fun in the sun

Plettenberg Bay: A top spot for fun in the sun

Along South Africa’s Western Cape coastline, you will find the picturesque town of Plettenberg Bay. Plett, as most locals like to call it, was discovered by Portuguese sailors. The sailors were so captivated by the bay’s beauty, that they named it Bahia Bay (Beautiful Bay). Today […]

Kaapsehoop: The best place to spend your day

Kaapsehoop: The best place to spend your day

In the heart of South Africa’s Mpumalanga Province lies the Lowveld. An area renowned for its low-lying valleys, majestic waterfalls, lush forests, wildlife and quirky towns. It also commonly serves as a gateway to South Africa’s prestigious Kruger National Park. One place I particularly enjoy […]

Wulai: Exploring this hidden gem in a day

Wulai: Exploring this hidden gem in a day

Wulai (烏來, Wūlái), is a small aboriginal town located 27km south of Taipei, in Taiwan’s northern region. It’s home to Taiwan’s indigenous Atayal tribe and has roughly 6000 inhabitants. Although many consider Wulai as an untamed slice of Taiwan, the town and outer lying area has […]