Exploring Taipei’s Hot Springs

Exploring Taipei’s Hot Springs Whilst Taiwan might be well known for its excellent hiking trails, beautiful coastline, and towering mountain ranges, little is known of Taiwan as a world class hot spring destination. With one of the highest concentrations and greatest varieties of thermal springs in the world, a trip to Taiwan would not be … Read more

17 Taipei Foods You Need to Try

17 Taipei Foods You Need to Try Indulge your foodie senses with these tasty Taipei treats. Beef Noodle Soup 牛肉麵 (Niu Rou Mian) Vans pull up to vendors in the middle of the night for a suspicious exchange of…fresh beef. With no fridge life, Taiwanese beef soup literally comes “straight from the cow.” Eat your weight in … Read more

Rail Travel In Taiwan – Part 1 (Taipei City)

Photo Credit: Chun-Chih FAN To a foreigner, travelling in Taiwan is always about Taipei. If you are one of those who believe that a trip to Taipei can conclude Taiwan, I have to say you are missing out a lot. Completed in 2007, Taiwan High Speed Rail (THSR) was put into service in the same … Read more