June 2017, The Summer I Fell In Love With Taiwan 2017年6月,恋上台湾的那个夏天

In mid-June 2017, I went for my first “long trip” (I define holidays more than a week as “long trips” :P) after last April’s spring holiday to South Korea. Although this wasn’t my first time to Taiwan, but the 9-day long trip was 1 of my more memorable holidays to date. In fact, it was…

From Fangliao to Taitung: Joyful Ride On Taiwan’s Last Ordinary Train 搭乘台铁仅存的普快车,感受不是普通的快乐!

If you recall from my earlier post, the old ordinary train was the real reason that brought me to discover Fangliao, a relatively unknown rural place to foreigners. There are only 2 such train services available on the traditional ordinary train now, which plies the mountainous route linking southern Taiwan to Taitung in the east.…

1 Cosy Night In Fangliao @幸福海钓猫 – 在枋寮的一晚温馨民宿

Given that Fangliao is a small township in the southern Pingtung County, there weren’t many accommodation choices to choose from. After some research & going through my accommodation priorities, I decided on an apartment with a balcony facing the South China Sea. Probably because the township isn’t a well-known touristy area, accommodation prices were very…