East Asia



May 12, 2017

Taiwan is home to many amazing night markets. They say that it isn’t a trip to Taiwan if you haven’t devoured local food at the night markets…and that’s basically what I’ve been doing on most nights that I was in Taipei. Yep, I’ve been very accustomed to the night market life. I didn’t even know where to start because they’re everywhere! However, I wanted to try something fancy…



May 2, 2017

They said that your visit to Taiwan wouldn’t be complete without visiting an authentic tea shop, and drink traditional tea. So I didn’t waste any chances on missing out, and I went to one of Taiwan’s oldest tea shops (which was very accessible because it was ridiculously close to the hostel i was staying in), Wang Tea 有記名茶. As I entered their shop, I was greeted by warm smiles…



April 21, 2017

It’s been raining non stop when I landed in Taiwan. It rained too on the days following my arrival. However, that didn’t stop me from trying out one of Taiwan’s most popular dishes, the shaved ice. I went to Ice Monster in Da’an District because I’ve heard that this was the best place in all of Taipei to try this refreshing delicacy. Walking into their store, I felt…



April 17, 2017

So I kicked off my stay in Taipei by staying at Spring City Resort. This resort is located at the Beitou District in Taipei and you can easily reach them by riding the MRT Tamsui-Xinyi Line, it’s the Red Line. If you have a reservation to the hotel, you an easily use their free shuttle service. It picks up guests every hour from Beitou MRT Station. It’s pretty…

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