Stay near Taipei Main Station (airbnb above Q Square Mall)

Stay near Taipei Main Station (airbnb above Q Square Mall)

Are you thinking of where to stay in Taipei? I would recommend you to stay near Taipei Main Station. It’s a convenient location with easy access to Taipei’s transportation network of trains, subways (including airport subway) and buses. There’s a popular recommendation, CityInn Hotel – Taipei Station…

Transportation from Taipei to Taroko National Park 太魯閣

If you’re thinking of a day trip to Taroko National Park, here are a few modes of transportation from Taipei to Taroko National Park to consider. :) Step 1) From Taipei City to Xincheng Train Station Option One: Train To reach Taroko National Park, you…

Taipei City, Taiwan (Part 2 of 2)

Itinerary Overview ☼ Summer 2014 in Taiwan ☼ ☼ ☼ ☼ ♕ DAY 2 ♕ continued from Taipei City, Taiwan (Part 1 of 2) Zhong Xiao Fu Xing MRT Station, 捷運忠孝复兴站 Ah Chung Mian Xian「阿宗麵線」 One of the famous or must-eat dish in Taiwan. Mian Xian is rice vermicelli/flour-rice Noodle. The…

Taipei City, Taiwan (Part 1 of 2)

Itinerary Overview ☼ Summer 2014 in Taiwan ☼ Continue on to: Taipei City, Taiwan (Part 2 of 2) ☼ ☼ ☼ It’s been years since I am back to Taipei, Taiwan! My friends and I loved to shop around Ximending when we travelled to Taiwan. That was then. Now that…

Taiwan: Jiufen + Shifen (2)

▲ Photo Journal | ▲ Useful Tourist Information Itinerary Overview ☼ Summer 2014 in Taiwan ☼ If you are sick of city life, and want to take a day trip out from Taipei, do consider Jiufen (九份) and Shifen (十份). We visited the 2 places in…

Taiwan: Jiufen + Shifen (1)

▲ Photo Journal | ▲ Useful Tourist Information Itinerary Overview ☼ Summer 2014 in Taiwan ☼ If you are sick of city life, and want to take a day trip out from Taipei, do consider Jiufen (九份) and Shifen (十份). We visited the 2 places in…

Review: Star Hostel Taipei Main Station

▲ Accommodation Review Itinerary Overview ☼ Summer 2014 in Taiwan ☼ Price? S$73 /~ NT$1760 per night Accommodation Type? Double Bed Private Ensuite When? 4 nights in July 2014 Website: www.starhostel.com.tw, www.facebook.com/StarhostelTaiwan Address: No. 50, Huayin St, Datong District Taipei City, 103 Our experience?  Taipei Main Station Star Hostel is simply… amazing. This…

Review: Cullinan Hotel 天璽商務飯店 (Hualien City)

Itinerary Overview ☼ Summer 2014 in Taiwan ☼ Price? S$61 /~ NT$1435 per night Accommodation Type: Hotel Room When? 2 nights in July 2014 Our experience?  We had arranged for the hotel transport to pick us up from Hualian train station at about 7:50pm. However, due to a longer-than-expected train…

Hualien City

▲ Photo Journal | ▲ Useful Tourist Information |▲ Food Trail Itinerary Overview ☼ Summer 2014 in Taiwan ☼ We spent 2 nights in Hualien City, with a full 2nd day at Taroko Gorge. ░ FOOD TRAIL ░ Ask for a food map from where you are staying. And…

Travelling around Taroko National Park 太魯閣 (Part 2)

Updated 4 November 2015 Itinerary Overview ☼ Summer in Taiwan ☼ From Taoyuan Airport to Hualien City Day 2: Hualien (Taroko National Park 太魯閣) It’s our day 2 on the grounds of Taiwan! Though I’ve been to Taroko Gorge some years back, it’s never boring to…

Travelling from Hualien to and around Taroko National Park 太魯閣 (Part 1)

Updated 4 November 2015 Itinerary Overview ☼ Summer in Taiwan ☼ From Taoyuan Airport to Hualien City Day 2: Hualien (Taroko National Park 太魯閣) It’s our day 2 on the grounds of Taiwan! Though I’ve been to Taroko Gorge some years back, it’s never boring to…

Travelling from Taoyuan Airport to Hualien (Taiwan)

(Updated: 11 Apr 17) It’s been years since I’ve been back to Taiwan. This time round, I planned to tour Hualien before Taipei City. So it’s about 5 full days in Taiwan. Let’s go! We reached Taoyuan international Airport on a Monday afternoon and decided to travel straight to Hualien…