Taipei Night Markets: Food Hunting Beyond Touristy Shilin & Raohe 台北夜市篇:品尝在观光客熟知的士林及饶河以外的美食

Taiwan is reputable for its vibrant night markets selling all sorts of yummylicious street food alongside fashion, game stalls etc. Just in Taipei alone there are at least 17 known night markets where you can feast & shop to your heart’s content. Tourists would typically be brought to Shilin or Raohe night markets as these…

Tutto Fresco: Wholesome Italian Fare In The Heart Of Taipei 翡冷翠義式餐廳:在台北市中心享用天然美味意式料理

Probably to “compensate” for the lack of noteworthy hotel food in my previous Taiwan trips, this recent trip has given me quite a few lovely surprises. Earlier on in sharing my Taitung journey, I had dedicated a single post to Jenny’s Bar & Grill at Inn By The Village because I really enjoyed the meals…

Taitung Private Tour Day 3: Visiting Hualien’s Southernmost Fengbin Township 台东包车游第三天:探访花莲县最南端的丰滨乡

Directly connected to Taitung County’s Changbin Township, Hualien County’s Fengbin Township is a quiet rural township with plenty of scenic attractions to marvel at. Traditionally, Fengbin’s economic structure is based mainly on agriculture & fishery, just like Changbin. However, in recent years, the township is placing more emphasis on tourism given its strategic location facing…

Taitung Private Tour Day 3: Soaking In Chenggong Township’s Wonders (I) 台东包车游第三天:成功镇热门、私房打卡景点通杀(I)

On the final day (day 3) of our Taitung private tour, we had originally planned for the dolphin cruise in the morning, after which our driver guide A-Wei drive us to the scenic spots along the East Coast National Scenic Area to eventually arrive at Hualien City. However, due to unexpected bad weather conditions, the…

Savour Taitung City’s Tantalizing Local Flavors 台东市中心美食篇:品尝诱人的在地风味

One of the alluring factors for visitors to Taiwan is its mouth-watering street food selection, particularly at the numerous night markets in the country. Just in the vibrant capital – Taipei alone, there are at least 17 popular night markets, & we have not taken into account the multifarious local budget eateries, cafes & high-end…

Taitung Private Tour Day 2: Immersing In Lovely Sights @Taimali 台东包车游第二天:太美丽的太麻里

After visiting 2 of the most beautiful academic institutions in Taiwan, we proceeded down south to Taimali Township, also known as the “Village of Sunrise”. Situated in the southeastern part of Taitung County, the rural township is populated mainly by the Paiwan indigenous people. Its original Paiwan name is “Ja bau li”, which means “where…