jchiang

313 Flips | 15 Magazines | 1 Like | 2 Followers | @tamsui2 | Keep up with jchiang on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “jchiang”

Gay New Delhi city guide

Delhi is one of the largest and fastest-growing cities in the world. Bursting at the seams, it teems with sights, sounds and smells; its vibrancy and …

Forget The Wedding, Spend Your Money On An Adventure Instead!

“Calm down,” Mr. Brendel said. He was sipping black coffee and the steam fogged up his glasses. “There’s no reason to worry.”<p>He smiled flatly, the first sign that there was <i>plenty</i> of reason to worry.<p>“Thank you,” I managed, after a deep and unsettled breath.<p>We were sitting in a coffee shop outside of …

Tourist destroys historic statue of Portuguese king in quest for perfect selfie

A tourist will appear in court in Portugal after he accidentally destroyed a 126-year-old statue while trying to take a holiday selfie.<p>The 24-year-old man, who has not been named, climbed up next to the famous statue of former Portuguese king Dom Sebastiao outside a Lisbon train station on Tuesday, …

Day 1 of 7 Days in Portugal: Sea breezes, sunshine and swell | Adventure Sports Network

For the next week, I’ll be enjoying everything that Lagos, Portugal, has to offer. Partaking in Bura Surfhouse’s Surf Wine Yoga retreat, I’ll be, …

Video: The Best of Yellowstone National Park

2016 is an important year for the National Park Service. This year, the NPS celebrates its 100th birthday, and over the months ahead we're likely to …

Live like royalty — at least for a few days — with a getaway aboard a liner on a world cruise

An around-the-world cruise is something other people do — and by other people, I mean lottery winners, trust-fund babies, one percenters.<p>I'm none of those, but I recently tasted this seemingly forbidden-to-the-masses fruit anyway.<p>I hopped aboard a luxury ship in the middle of a 102-day world voyage …

Deal Alert: US to Southeast Asia from $462 Round-Trip on Star Alliance

<i>Airfare deals are typically</i> <i>only</i> <i>available on limited dates. We recommend that you use Google Flights to find dates to fly, then book through an online</i> …

10 Things I Love About Living In Vancouver

It's safe to say that Vancouver has won my heart.<p>Having lived here for over a year, I'm still as head over heels as I was when we first arrived. I won't pretend that Vancouver's the cheapest place to live -- the affordability aspect is something I often question. But this ocean-wrapped city offers …

Vancouver's top 15 best restaurant patios

Print<p>Enjoy a drink and nibbles under the sun at these inviting patios. At some, have beer or wine and a snack; at others, there’s great food to …

Western Canada

Top 5 roadtrips in South Africa

South Africa is full of driving routes that inspire travellers to slow down and just enjoy the journey. Here’s five of the country’s best road …

15 reasons why Route 66 is the world's greatest road trip

30 Amazing Places You Must Visit Before You Die

No matter how long we’ve traveled, or how many places we’ve been to, we’re always hungry for more.The world is a fascinating place, and it’s a sin …

European Travel

30 Most Colorful Cities Around the World

Many of the world's most iconic metropolises are filled with towering skyscrapers and shiny glass-and-steel facades, but not all cities are gray concrete jungles. From the candy-colored buildings of Havana, Cuba to the blue-painted houses of Jodhpur, India, many urban areas have embraced vivid hues …

Cape Town

The Griff Rhys Jones guide to Venice

It’s not just the crumbling palaces and the ridiculous churches (and, God knows, there are enough of those). It’s not just the punts laden with cement or cabbages, the ambulance boats, police boats and possibly even motorcycle-messenger boats. It’s not just the soggy steps, the arching bridges …

Hip meets heritage in Vancouver, Canada's revitalizing Gastown, Railtown and Chinatown

Tucked alongside the city's forest of gleaming glass towers are three historic neighborhoods that had been overlooked until recently.<p>These neighborhoods, the city's oldest, had fallen into disrepair and were home to those struggling to survive in one of Canada's poorest postal codes. Gastown is …

Artist Brian Yap on How iPad Apps Transformed The Way He Works

We write a lot about furniture and home decor designers’ processes but we don’t often cover graphic design, even though we know a lot of you are …

Sony World Photography Awards 2016 Shortlists Announced, And They Are Awesome!

The shortlists for the world’s biggest photography competition, the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards has been released this week.<p>This year’s …

5 best new illustration tools for March

If you work in illustration – or other areas of graphic design and art – you're probably too busy with a logo design or your latest mood board to …

Graphic Design

The 10 Best Places in the World to Retire

You’ve clocked out for the last time, and now it’s time to check in to a future of sun and relaxation during retirement, but where to go? These are the best cities in the world for Americans to retire to, taking into account culture, access to health services, quality of life, and community.

5 photo apps you need for your next trip

It takes more than an Instagram filter and a tap on your touch screen to get a winning photo. A good travel photo has to tell a story and capture the essence of the place. It also has to look aesthetically pleasing. Luckily, there's an app for that – there are plenty, actually. From editing like …

One Photographer is Traveling the World Taking Photos of Doors

It was while studying <i>computer science</i> abroad in Trento, Italy that Portuguese photographer André Vicente Gonçalves found his passion for photography. …

How art helped me see the beauty in loneliness

Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City explores the connection between isolation and creativity. In this extract she examines its role in the work of Edward Hopper, Andy Warhol and others, and suggests we should all be a little less frightened of being alone…<p>Imagine standing by a window at night, on the …

MacTrast Deals: Adobe KnowHow All-Inclusive Photography Bundle

- Feb 13, 2016<p>Whether you’re a beginner, a skilled amateur, or a top-notch professional photographer, you’ll benefit from the 65+ hours of …

A Trip to Europe Will Change You Forever. Here's Why...

The world is a big old place, and sometimes one of the biggest travelling challenges can actually be deciding where to venture to next. When you're choosing between the Caribbean coast lines of Belize, the lush tropical lands of South East Asia or the cosmopolitan pull of East Coast America, which …

European Travel

16 Valentine’s Day Traditions From Around The World

To celebrate Valentine's Day we commissioned artist Marie Muravski to illustrate traditional celebrations of love from all around the world.<p>See how …

South Africa Travel Guide

Sights to see in Johannesburg, South Africa: readers' travel tips

From a cycle tour taking in Soweto’s history to a hole-in-the-wall serving Ethiaopian inerja flatbread meals and all the urban regeneration in between – readers share their city favourites<p>During the apartheid era, the Orlando power station towers in Soweto used to work as a coal-burning plant for …

South Africa

Tokyo to Add English to 10,000 Signs

By<p>Jun Hongo<p>Jun Hongo<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@junhongowsj<p>jun.hongo@wsj.com<p>Tokyo is setting out to improve its hospitality as foreign tourists arrive in record numbers and the 2020 Olympics approaches.<p>According to a plan revealed last week, the city will replace about half of its 20,000 road …

Japan

10 Animals to See on an African Safari

Most beautiful places in Iran: Photos will dazzle you | CNN Travel