Artsy Vibes Along Taiwan’s Idyllic East Coast @Dulan & Jinzun 台東轻旅行:都蘭金樽慢漫走

If you ask me where is my favourite place in Taiwan, I will say it is the Formosa Island’s idyllic east coast without hesitation. Why? Because it feels so therapeutic to be surrounded by the awe-inspiring nature backed by dramatic mountains and pristine waterfront, without the rowdy crowds like in other parts of the island.…

Taitung City: Searching For Yummy Breakfast To Perk Up The Day 台東市吃货篇:美味早餐搜罗记

Just like many other Taiwan cities, foodies are spoilt for choice with the myriad of choices available in Taitung City. There is a popular saying “the early bird catches the worm”, which definitely applies to the situation for delicious breakfast in the city. That means it is worth waking up early to hunt down yummy…

Taitung City Fried Chicken Battle: Ah Hong vs Blue Dragonfly 台東市吃货篇:阿鋐 vs 藍蜻蜓炸鸡对决

Are you a fried chicken fan who always succumb to temptation of the chunky fried chicken chops in Taiwan’s night markets? Although Taitung may not boast any elaborate night markets like those in Taipei or Taichung, fret not. In fact, one of the must-eats when visiting the alluring city is fried chicken! For my last…

Maljeveq: Insightful Traditional Festival @Tjubal Village, Daren Township 台東縣達仁鄉土坂村五年祭体验篇

Maljeveq, also spelt as Maleveq, is a word from the indigenous Paiwan language. It is said to be a sacred agreement between man and god, the grandest festival of the Paiwan people lasting every 5 years. I accidentally found out about Maljeveq because of my visit to Taitung County’s southernmost Daren Township this March [read…

Taipei Nanjichang Night Market: Cheap & Good Nostalgic Eats (II) 台北南機場夜市:搜罗古早平价美食篇(II)

In my last post, I shared about my gastronomical journey at one of the most popular traditional street food night markets in Taipei – Ningxia Night Market [read more about the foodie adventure in this article: Taipei Ningxia Night Market: Cheap & Good Nostalgic Eats (I)]. Now, in this long overdue final instalment of my March…

Taipei Ningxia Night Market: Cheap & Good Nostalgic Eats (I) 台北寧夏夜市:搜罗古早平价美食篇(I)

According to Wikipedia, there are at least 17 night markets in Taipei. I had visited 5 of them during my first 3 trips to the capital city, from the touristy Shilin [find out more through this article: Shilin Night Market], Raohe [discover what I found in: Wufenpu & Raohe Street Night Market] to popular local favourites: Shida…