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1963 Vintage Video Feeds

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Happy Birthday to Me!



Classic Taiwanese breakfast of the 1960s

Northern Taiwan through the eyes of an American Soldier, 1963!


Christmas iCarol Medley

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iCarol

"Carol of the Bells", "Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" and "Feliz Navidad" performed by iPhone and iPad at North Point Community Church.


愛耶誕組曲

由 iPhone 和 iPad 聯手在教堂演奏的 "Carol of the Bells"、"Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree" 與 "Feliz Navidad"

Winter House Holidays over Christmas

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Finny and I, photographed by Wong-Smith

Where Flight Attendant Rest

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Bedside lamps at the luxury suite of Pan Pacific


For those wondering where flight attendants and pilots rest during their crew rest

Beitou Winter Hike

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Peitou (北投, also written as Beitou) District is in the northern outskirts of Taipei, Taiwan, on the southwestern flank of the Yangmingshan (陽明山, also called Caoshan (草山, Grass Mountain) during Japanese occupation of Taiwan, because it was covered with grass and seldom visited) National Park/Volcano.

Warmth

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Camp John Hay Manor Baguio

Phở - Newspaper Layout

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My first ever Phở bowl in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

Oldest and Most Mysterious Tarsier

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2/17/06


Don's photo by (entertainment broker) Ruby

Stadt Steinau

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Gasthaus Weißes Roß, Germany


My photography is a mixture of travel and exploration
One of my latest articles for an international in-flight magazine December 2010: Stadt Steinau - Hometown to the Brothers Grimm

Winter Ranch Home Christmas Lights

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It is Black Friday 2010!





Snow covered Ranch home in the United States. A perfect addition to announce the coming of Christmas.

積雪的美國大農場家宅 為即將到來的聖誕新年增添了更完美的宣告儀式

Localized Fast Food

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American fast food chains -- the market in Asia has grown at a dizzying rate


American fast food chains are trying to come up with fusion dishes to woo local palates

Stay in a Test Run Hotel Again

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I was so excited to check in to this hotel. Aside from a test run, all the rooms were suites!

What is Love

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Fulda, Hessen, Germany


What is love?

Opening Yet Another Can of Worms

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A pair of unbroken dogs, I babysat, would not get off my couch


Qui cum canibus concumbunt cum pulicibus surgent,
or in English, if you lie down with dogs, you get up with fleas

Mystery Sinkhole in Germany

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The rock formations beneath the huge crater to break apart at around 3 a.m. local time.


巨型坑洞之下的岩層在當地時間清晨3點前後 轟然裂開

Proper Way to Eat Sushi

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Sumptuous sushi meal at a stunning restaurant


To get you "In The Know"

There is so much to the Japanese tradition of eating sushi. You might want to read between the lines of this video carefully before you head out for a classic yummy treaty next time.

Samādhi

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Khao Phra Wihan in Sisaket Province, Thailand / Preah Vihear Province, Cambodia


正定


Samādhi

Newsreader Fired over Drinking Beer on Live TV

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Beer taps at the Gasthaus Weißes Roß, Germany


A Finnish anchorman of English news has been sacked after he was caught drinking beer on live TV -- during a report about alcohol licensing laws 

San Gabriel Mayor Arrested

10/15/2010, 1:30 a.m. PDT

What a bizarre set of circumstances, a local city mayor finds himself arrested, facing several charges including purse snatching! The mayor of the city of San Gabriel was arrested Friday.



真是個詭異的情節 星期五 (位在洛杉磯郊區的)聖蓋伯市(台灣出生)華裔市長因搶劫被捕 並面臨多項重罪指控

After an Overnight of Backbreaking Train

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Hanoi Marks 1,000th Birthday now!


Photo by Ryan


Overlooking Hekou, meaning Estuary in Chinese, (China border) from Lao Cai, meaning Old Street in Vietnamese, (Vietnam border) across the river in my back.

Most Expensive Cities for Expats

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Dubi Creek


A latest cost-of-living study reveals some of the cities that cost the most for foreign-based companies and individuals

Cloud Anomalies

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10/7/2010, 3:43 PM CST




Auspicious cloud or earthquake cloud?

Grocery Shopping Trip

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One of the Rewards Cards I have in Los Angeles


I have almost done grocery shopping every couple of days whenever I stayed in Los Angeles and San Francisco. (Oh, I almost forgot the good old days in Osaka and in Gifu Ken (Prefecture), as well!)

Timberlake Gives a Hiphop History Lesson

9/29/2010




A History of Rap Medley, ft. Jimmy Fallon, Justin Timberlake & The Roots.

LGBT Characters for 2010-2011 TV Season Increase

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9/29/2010




The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) today released the 15th annual "Where We Are On TV" study.

Peaceful Village before Under Attack

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Villa Resort in the Lower Northeast of Thailand

I was so close to the thin line between life and death. That said, I could have been an immediate war photographer/author reporter, or hostage, or worst, a victim!

OK Go!

Official music video for OK Go's "White Knuckles".


“白色關節” 開始 行動吧 的官方音樂影片

BEHIND the Scenes

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credit: unknown


Have you ever wondered what the backside of Mt. Rushmore looks like?



背後風景

您可曾想知道 如果從後側方看羅須摩爾山會是怎樣的光景呢?

Tornadoes Swept through New York City

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Thursday, 9/16/2010, 18:40 PM EDT


image: internet


Does it look like a movie scene to you? It actually happened in New York on Thursday!

British Girls on Stage

Aye, you two are both equal Champion Leaders!


唉 真是敗給妳們兩位了 我說妳們都是第一名!

Gas Pipe Triggering a Massive Fireball in San Bruno

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9/9/2010, 6:15 P.M. PDT


San Francisco Bay Area


At least four people have died, 38 homes have been destroyed and 52 injured in a massive fireball that erupted when a natural gas line broke in the San Bruno, California, foothills and raced through a residential neighborhood.

Earthquake Rocks New Zealand

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(credit: Getty Images AsiaPac)


Historic Deans homestead in Canterbury has been destroyed not far from the epicentre at Darfield in Christchurch, New Zealand.


距離震央(在紐西蘭的基督城)達菲伊德不遠處 位在坎特伯雷一棟歷史悠久的丁氏古宅毀壞的樣貌

Hotel Sampling near Singapore 1/5

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Well, since I named myself a "Hotel Trotter". Let me start to share with you some of my memorable hotel experience in Singapore



體驗新加坡飯店

好吧 既然我自稱為 “旅店浪人” 就讓我從親身體驗過令人回味無窮的一些新加坡飯店中提出來分享開始

Hotel Sampling near Singapore 2/5

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Well, since I named myself a "Hotel Trotter". Let me start to share with you some of my memorable hotel experience in Singapore



體驗新加坡飯店

好吧 既然我自稱為 “旅店浪人” 就讓我從親身體驗過令人回味無窮的一些新加坡飯店中提出來分享開始

Burden to Earth which Japan Applies

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日本加諸於地球的負擔

日本がかけている地球への負担

Jaws Back in Cape Cod

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8/23/2010


image by Terese M. Carena

This image appears to capture the exact moment when the shark killed its prey.

Hotel Sampling near Singapore 3/5

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Well, since I named myself a "Hotel Trotter". Let me start to share with you some of my memorable hotel experience in Singapore



體驗新加坡飯店

好吧 既然我自稱為 “旅店浪人” 就讓我從親身體驗過令人回味無窮的一些新加坡飯店中提出來分享開始

Nine-Day Chinese Traffic Jam Stretches Over 60 Miles

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8/14 ~ 9/14/2010


Credit: Xinhua


Residents who live along the roadway were reportedly profiting from the traffic jam, selling food to stranded drivers at inflated prices. "Instant noodles are sold at four times the original price while I wait in the congestion," one driver said.

Hotel Sampling near Singapore 4/5

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Well, since I named myself a "Hotel Trotter". Let me start to share with you some of my memorable hotel experience in Singapore



體驗新加坡飯店

好吧 既然我自稱為 “旅店浪人” 就讓我從親身體驗過令人回味無窮的一些新加坡飯店中提出來分享開始

The £140M Flat

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Hyde Park


What can an £140m flat be to do with London

Would you like a flat with a tunnel to the neighboring Hotel where TV chef's restaurant allows residents access to 24-hour room service?



倫敦一億四千萬英鎊的公寓有什麼特異功能

你會想要一間公寓裡有地下道通往相鄰的飯店 其中 由電視節目名主廚所開設的餐廳 提供住戶們24小時的飲食服務嗎?

Hotel Sampling near Singapore 5/5

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Well, since I named myself a "Hotel Trotter". Let me start to share with you some of my memorable hotel experience in Singapore



體驗新加坡飯店

好吧 既然我自稱為 “旅店浪人” 就讓我從親身體驗過令人回味無窮的一些新加坡飯店中提出來分享開始

Freaking Good Stuff

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credit: unknown


Chinese food menu found in Europe this hot Summer (Fuck the duck until exploded)

Weekend "AutoTune" Remix

Justin Bieber stops a flying water bottle with his head!

Unthinkable Flavors of Ice Creams

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You think Wasabi ice cream is wacky?

These are some more strange flavors of ice creams from Japan you have never heard about, listed below.


你認為山葵冰淇淋 很變態嗎?

這裡列出更多你從來沒聽過 來自日本更令人訝異的冰淇淋口味 如下

Old Spice Remix

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On location at Embassy Club in Fort Bonifacio


Top of the morning to you!
Here is the Weekend Remix for you.


週末混音與你分享

Take a Guess

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I do not want to mislead you, guys

Mile-High Thefts

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(Credit: Ian Britton)


Fasten your seatbelt and all your pockets, please!

Run Free to Dream

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Badlands, California, USA

Retina Display

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Steve Jobs mentioned an all-new "Retina Display" for the iPhone 4. But what exactly is a "Retina Display?"

Scented Isaiah Mustafa is Back

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Ready for grooming?

And now, the "Smell like a Man, Man" guy is back for round two.


Best Country to Travel in Africa 2010

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Power by Google Maps


Survey

Please cast your vote for your most favorite country you have personally visited in Africa.


寰宇心聲

為你曾經親自造訪過 非洲地區 最喜愛的國家投下一票。

Phang Nga Bay

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Sail into another fearful storm


I myself first visited the Phang Nga Bay was in 1989. I also paid a couple visits afterward till 1993

SkyTeam Promotion

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A global network of 13 member airlines offering 898 destinations in 169 countries


10 years anniversary promotion of SkyTeam is currently offering between 5% and 30% off its Round the World Pass.

十週年慶促銷活動開跑 天合聯盟提供環球票九五折到七折的優惠

Islamic Images in Kuala Lumpur 1/2

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In our few hours strolling around Malaysia Islamic Center, Kuala Lumpur.

花幾個小時來逛一逛 吉隆坡市的馬來西亞回教中心暨周邊

Islamic Images in Kuala Lumpur 2/2

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In our few hours strolling around Malaysia Islamic Center, Kuala Lumpur.

花幾個小時來逛一逛 吉隆坡市的馬來西亞回教中心暨周邊