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chiang kai-shek memorial

One of the most famous landmarks in all of Taiwan, would be the Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial located in the heart of Taipei city.  This memorial hall and square was built in the late 1970’s for the late Chiang Kai-Shek, who was the long time leader of Taiwan since the communist take over of the China mainland until his death in the mid 1970’s.  He is one of the driving forces in the what has shaped Taiwan as it is today.     Read Full Article →

hot springs in beitou

After enjoying some hot springs in Beitou, Taipei, in Taiwan, one of the best things to enjoy also is the hot pot!  For those of you who do not know what hot pot is, it is basically where you choose your side dishes (raw ingredients) to cook your self in a pot of boiling broth.  This is extremely perfect for those cool days, as eating hot pot will instantly warm you right up!                  Read Full Article →

In preparation for my upcoming honeymoon with my wife, we were planning to go to Hualien, Taiwan, by taking the railway train from Taipei, Taiwan.  Upon preparing for this trip, we looked to see how to purchase the train tickets online.  It turned out that the online system is not overly user friendly, so it took quite some time to figure it all out.  In addition upon googling the search engines to see if there is already advice on how to book tickets online, there seems to be alot of inaccurate or out of date information out there.  Therefore for the sake of ensuring no one else falling prey to the headaches I went thru in figuring this out, I have decided to create a quick guide for you all on how to book the Taiwan train tickets online!                 Read Full Article →

herbal duck hot pot

My wife and I were quite lucky to sample a very special herbal duck hot pot (also known as steam boat or shabu shabu) in Taipei.  It is only available during the autumn and winter seasons as this special dish is only eaten during cold weather as it is suppose to warm your body up.  The reason why it warms your body up is that the soup base is made of a special tonic of Chinese herbs, wine, and ginger cooked with tender duck meat to make a very robust broth.  Here’s what this herbal duck hot pot is like.     Read Full Article →

maokong

If you’re looking for a great break from Taipei city life, then a day trip to the Maokong Tea Plantations is highly recommended.  Maokong being a mountainous area in the southern edge of Taipei is famous for it’s tea plantations.  Similar to the Cameron Highlands in Malaysia, because of it’s high elevations, the rich moisture in the soil, and cool temperatures, this makes it an ideal place to grow tea.  In fact Maokong supplies pretty much most of the tea to the entire Taipei region.     Read Full Article →

taipei emergency contact

I’m going to keep this post short and to the point.  Here is a list of emergency contact information in Taipei.

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taipei weather

If you are planning a trip to Taipei, you need to take note on which season you are traveling in.

Taiwan is a sub tropical country, and therefore you will experience 4 distinct seasons.  And each season has its own weather conditions you need to be aware of so you can prepare for them.

Taipei can have some pretty extreme weather from time to time, so don’t get stuck in bad weather!  or at least be ready for it when you arrive.

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