Normally I skip big cities, but fate had me stuck in Manila for 5 days. While I had to endure the pollution and traffic, lucky for me I got to visit my good friend from home. Sajira is doing her Master’s Degree on the urban poor in Manila. Her two-year program has her volunteering, studying,…

Hot Air Balloon Festival

Here are some photos from last August when I was in Taipei. I met these cool guys on the couchsurfing website who took me to this hot air balloon festival near Taitung. Highly recommended for anyone going to Taiwan!