About Billy Yang

Billy Yang is a freelance journalist specialising in travel and food writing. His passion for journalism stems from the idea that everyone has an interesting story to tell and it is a reporter’s job to find those stories and helps share them. More of his work can be found at billyxyang.com.

The best bean-to-bar chocolate in Utah

Craft chocolate makers are having a moment right now. And Europe is home to some of the world’s most renowned chocolate producers, including Italy’s Amedei and France’s Valrhona. Even Suffolk’s own Pump Street Bakery is receiving its fair share of acclaim from chocolate connoisseurs.   … Continue reading
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How to spend a day in Salt Lake City’s Liberty Park

Liberty Park, an 80-acre oasis located just outside of downtown Salt Lake City, offers a reprieve from its urban surroundings. Liberty Park © Billy Yang Often labelled Salt Lake’s “Central Park,” Liberty Park features jogging paths, an aviary, a folk museum and an amusement park, … Continue reading
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On business in Salt Lake City

It’s easy to get bogged down by meetings when you’re traveling for business. And this usually means there will be a mountain of emails to catch up with later. But those can wait. Instead of locking yourself in your hotel room with your laptop in … Continue reading
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Hunting the Dinosaurs of Utah

Utah has only held statehood in the U.S. for just over 100 years. But the land that encompasses this western territory holds evidence of prehistoric life stretching back hundreds of millions of years. Paleontologists from around the world have long come here to uncover the … Continue reading
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Red Rock Country: The Beauty of the Desert

Utah’s terrain is a varied one. The northern part of The Beehive State is dominated by the Rocky Mountains, with streams and rivers from the mountains that rushed downwards to create verdant valleys. Arches National Park is one of five national parks in Utah © … Continue reading
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A Guide to Fly Fishing in Yellowstone

  “In our family, there was no clear line between religion and fly-fishing,” wrote Norman Maclean in A River Runs Through It. This statement rings true for many anglers for whom fly-fishing is a lifestyle rather than a leisure activity. In the US, all fly-fishers at some … Continue reading
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Speed Driving in Utah: The Bonneville Salt Flats

The Bonneville Salt Flats © Steve Greenwood/VisitSaltLake     West of the Utah’s Great Salt Lake lies one of the United States’ most extraordinary natural landmarks: the Bonneville Salt Flats. The largest of several such salt pans in the region, the geographical formation is a … Continue reading
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