Select Page

Kona, Hawaii and Tribes

My wife and I have been living in Hawaii now for just a little over a month and still hadn’t been to the ocean. We needed to go to Costco, so we thought we would make a short visit to the beaches of Kona before going shopping. It’s about an hour and forty...

New home, new diet, new life!

It’s been quite a while since I have written here on Simplistic Thoughts. There are a number of reasons for the hiatus. There have been many things that I wanted to blog about, but never was able  to do so because of the big changes in my life. For the last 5...

9 Days in Taiwan: Day 8-9

This is actually going to be a short post, because for the most part, it was just travelling. The last day in Taiwan we took a bullet train from Kaohsiung back to Taiwan. And then a bus from the train station to the airport. I was really bummed to be leaving Taiwan...

9 Days in Taiwan: Day 6-7

On the sixth day of our trip, we woke up early to catch the train to Kenting. Kenting is the ocean, touristy part of Taiwan where everyone goes for their summer vacation. After several hours on the train and an hour long bus ride, we finally arrived. We figured that...

9 Days in Taiwan: Day 5

Hualien is famous for it’s ocean view and it’s mountains. There are beautiful mountain landscapes with steep cliffs and rivers running through them. The best part is that a ticket to a day pass on the bus was less than $5. We purchased our tickets and...

9 Days in Taiwan: Day 4

Day 4 started off with plans to travel to Haulien. However, since we had a couple of hours before we needed to catch the train, we explored the neighborhood around the hotel. About a block away there was a street with several shops selling various types of herbs, dry...