I love to spend my free time outdoors, being active – and Taiwan is the perfect place for that. As the island not only has the seaside, but also many mountains, it is the perfect place for hiking and there are many great hikes very close to Taipei as well. With my friends we love … More Hiking Around Taipei: Teapot Mountain
In the fitness world the importance of taking proper rest days during the week is constantly emphasized: in order to let your muscles recover and grow, you need to give them time off from training. However, this doesn’t have to mean doing nothing all day long on your assigned rest days. Doing other recreational activities … More Rest Day Alternative: Active Resting
Have you always wanted to see how a dragonboat practice looks like? Do you wanna see the pictures from my last post come alive? 🙂 My next vlog about Sunday in Bitan (and a bit of pool time in December, because why not?!) is up on YouTube, check it out below!
When people ask me what my absolute favourite place is in Taipei, I always know the answer immediately: Bitan. This place is just so breathtaking and I’ve had so many great memories here that I have really become obsessed. Clear, green water, lush green mountain on one side and the sounds of a Chinese temple … More Bitan – dragonboat and hiking
I just really couldn’t wait to finally settle and get back into a routine. I am the kind of person that really needs routine in life – when it feels like everything falls back into place – because that’s when I feel the most energetic and productive, especially fitness wise! Now that has been a … More Staying active – update!
Today was a gorgeous autumn day, and luckily I could convinced a friend to come for a smaller hike with me! It was sunny most of the time and around 20°C, so it was just perfect for a walk up to the highest point of the city. I just love the direction signs on the … More Autumn hike!
My weekend plans got cancelled, but I still wanted to do something before gym on Satuday, and since the weather was awesome, I convinced my mom to get out of the apartment, so we went on a mini hike! I say mini hike, because it’s basically just a bigger hill in the city and it … More Saturday mini hike
I was so excited for this hike. We’ve been planning it for about a week and the weather seemed perfect too. So in the morning I prepared our food for the trip: sandwiches made of whole grain buns with chicken breast ham banana and apples home made trail mix a big bottle of water for … More Sunday hiking!
Tomorrow is the very first day of spring break! That means one week ok no classes, though I will still have to go to work on tuesdays and fridays. However, I want to get the most out of this extra free time! My plans? Hiking! Well, if the weather gets better and it finally stops … More Spring Break Plans?