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Category: Taiwan

Day One: Taipei 101 And Sun Yat Sen Memorial

The Sun Yat Sen Memorial

As most budget airline passengers entering Taiwan from the Philippines, we arrived early morning at Tao-yuan airport. Some people, probably waiting for their flights or for the MRT to open, were sleeping on most of the airport’s seating area and Read more…

Kiwi Express Hotel, Taichung Station II

Kiwi Express Hotel

Around 10 minutes walk from the Taichung Railway Station, the Kiwi Express hotel in Taichung offers free breakfast, free WiFi all throughout the premises and modern amenities. You can get a dorm-room accommodation for as low as 650 pesos a Read more…

Backpacker’s Inn ~ Taipei, Taiwan

Backpacker's Inn Taipei

Just a stone’s throw away from the National Museum and Peace Park, Backpacker’s Inn~Taipei hostel offers free continental breakfast, wifi, and dorm accommodations. This hostel is much closer to walk to Ximending Night Market and I find their staff very Read more…

Mr. Lobster’s Secret Den Hostel

Mister Lobster Den's Hostel

We stayed at Mr. Lobster’s Secret Den Design hostel for our first 3 nights in Taipei. Centrally located in the city and around 10-20 minutes walk from the Taipei Main station, Mr. Lobster’s Den Hostel offers free continental breakfast daily and Read more…

TAIWAN•DERING: A Guide For Filipinos

Jiufen Old Street

Taiwan was a revelation. Those I know who have visited have always told me to come for the food, but little did I know that there’s so much more to the country than it’s gastronomical enticements. The Taiwanese were also  Read more…

Lavender Cottage, Taichung: Seeing 50 Shades Of Purple

Lavender Fields @ Lavender Cottage

The Lavender Cottage was our 2nd stop in Taichung. After visiting Xinshe Castle, we arrived here just in time for lunch. Our guide, Shoun, could never recommend this place enough. This place is a playfully quaint mountain retreat offering countryside Read more…

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