Posts Tagged‘holiday’

Seegs Quarterly Apr – June 2017

It’s Seegs Quarterly time! Here are some highlights from the last few months: Holiday in the Philippines I visited the Philippines for the first time. One of my very good friends in Hong Kong is from Cebu and recommended the tropical and somewhat deserted Bantayan Island for a beach getaway that we all DESPERATELY needed. Recommendation from a local? I’m all about it. Done and done. Bantayan Island is a true tropical paradise, but like many Filipino islands, it takes awhile to get to. I certainly didn’t mind because the drive up the Eastern coast was one of the most…

Celebrating Lunar New Year in Taiwan

I was so lucky that my arrival in Taiwan coincided with the Lunar New Year Celebrations ushering in the year of the Monkey. Everything just kind of fell together, as often the best experiences usually do. It was truly something I’ll never forget. There are 15 days of celebrations beginning on the lead up to the exact day of the Lunar New Year (New Moon) and culminating in the Lantern Festival on the 15th day of the lunar cycle (Full Moon), which marks the end of the celebrations and formally begins the New Year. While I’ll run down the 15…