Taiwanese Election Tanks

"I've had enough of reading things By neurotic, psychotic, pig-headed politicians All I want is the truth Just gimme some truth" -John Lennon, Just Gimme Some Truth I arrived...

Protests and Police

"And the riot squad they're restless They need somewhere to go" -Bob Dylan, Desolation Row On this Monday morning I'm still catching up on the chaos in...

Take Me Out to the Korean Ballgame

I finally got to see a baseball game in Asia. I could go in Japan because I was there during the playoffs, and good luck...

Taipei Protests, Part 3

On my way to find something new for dinner, I encountered yet another protest in Taipei. This is again related to the China-Taiwan cross-straits...
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Paper Pandas Invade Taipei

Paulo Grangeon's paper pandas for the World Wildlife Fund at the National Theater in Taipei, Taiwan.

Protest Marches on in Taipei

Encountering the continuation of the student protests (Sunflower Movement) in Taipei as the protesters marched along the street next to Peace Park.
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Taipei in Protest

Students protest and occupy the Legislative Yuan in Taipei, Taiwan. They are protesting President Ma's executive order for a new trade pact with China.

Ai Weiwei at Princeton

Before I head out on my next big adventure, I decided to visit my friend at Princeton University. Unfortunately, my friend hasn't been in...

At the Ball Game After 20 Years

A few weeks ago, a friend posted on Facebook that he and his relatives couldn't use their season tickets for a Yankees game and...

Alligator Is Seafood, Right?

On Saturday, I joined my friends for the Belmar Seafood Festival. I haven't been to the Jersey Shore in a long time (a few...
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Jersey City on a Bike

A bike ride through Jersey City with more than 600 other cyclists on the 4th annual Bike JC Jersey City Ward Tour.
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New York at Night

A view of New York at night from the balcony at the Andaz Hotel during a No Kid Hungry event at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic.
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Industry Invitational Highlights 2013

Highlights from the 2013 Industry Invitational at the Manhattan Cocktail Classic held at the Andaz Hotel. Tasting new spirits and unique cocktails.

Jersey City Chili Cook-Off

Sunday was the Jersey City Chili Cook-Off at Grove St. PATH. I tried a lot of chili from a variety of cooks and restaurants.
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Oktoberfest in Chelsea

Thanks to a deal from Thrillist, my friends and I attended an Oktoberfest event at La.venue near Chelsea a few weekends ago (this post...