A Journey in Numbers

Since we’re back in Europe for a couple of weeks, I thought it’s time for small résumé. Being a mathematician, the only way I could think of was doing it in numbers…

5 months on the road

We left London on December 6 and touched down in Helsinki on May 8. It’s not even been that long, but our time in London already feels like a different life in the distant past.

10 countries visited

Namely: Australia, New Zealand, Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, and Thailand. Granted, Hong Kong and Macau are special administrative regions of China, not sovereign countries, but they handle their own immigration, which brings me to my next point. Read More »

Why Taiwan is cool

Great and cheap public transport

Moving around with metro is easy and cheap. It works really well, trains go every couple of minutes. Taipei has 5 metro lines, we have so far used 3 of them. I don’t know if that is the case with all the lines but we saw the other day that trains are actually automated, so going without a driver. The fare is calculated based on the distance travelled and the most we have paid for the journey to the other side of town was NTD36.

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