Art Inspiration: 天燈 (Sky Lantern)

The sky lantern “is a small hot air balloon made of paper, with an opening at the bottom where a small fire is suspended. In Asia and elsewhere around the world, sky lanterns have been traditionally made for centuries, to be launched for play or as part of long-established festivities. The name sky lantern is a translation of the Chinese name… Continue reading Art Inspiration: 天燈 (Sky Lantern)

Quick Trip To Taipei (2005)

In 2005, I was visiting Hong Kong, so I made a side trip to Taipei, Taiwan. One of the most iconic buildings was Taipei 101. “The Taipei 101, formerly known as the Taipei World Financial Center, is a supertall skyscraper designed by C.Y. Lee and C.P. Wang in Xinyi, Taipei, Taiwan. This building was officially… Continue reading Quick Trip To Taipei (2005)

Product Review: 23.5 N From Taiwan

Rice in skincare? I remember that my mother used to tell me to save the water that was used to rinse the rice. She would say that it was great for cleansing the skin. Therefore, when I was given this set of skincare products from 23.5 N, I was intrigued. Rice Soothing Makeup Removal Gel… Continue reading Product Review: 23.5 N From Taiwan