Scott Hunter

About Scott Hunter

Scott Hunter is not your average tourist. He is a lover of tourism! This website is dedicated to his love for all things Taiwan. Ten years ago, he left his native USA and set out to trek as far as Asia and to many major Asian cities but ended up loving Taiwan. The beauty of the island and its rich cultural history are what drive Scott's passion even more to help others experience a memorable stay in Taiwan. This tourist is here to stay.

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Scooters, scooters and more scooters!

Scooters, scooters and more scooters!

One thing that I’ve noticed when I arrived in Taiwan is there’s scooters everywhere. It’s the most popular way to get around Taiwan. Parking problems? Traffic Jams? No Problemo! Not in Taiwan. You could fit about 4 scooters in a parking space (and road space) of a regular car. Check these out. It’s like a(…)

Taiwan NT10$ Coin: Dr. Sun Yat Sen

Taiwan NT10$ Coin: Dr. Sun Yat Sen

A friend of mine showed me an unusual 10NT$ coin. At first, I thought it was a just another shiny coin, but upon close inspection, I found that it’s a bit different. The coin on the left is the regular 10NT$, the coin on the right is the shiny “unusual” one. On the “face” side,(…)

KaohSiung MRT Opens – Free Ride up to April 6!

KaohSiung MRT Opens – Free Ride up to April 6!

Now that the KaohSiung MRT Red Line is open, getting around KaohSiung is much much more easier! Everybody’s excited and the ride is free for one month! Take a look at the Central Park Station of the MRT… I went to KaohSiung City via the Taiwan High Speed Railway and tried out KaohSiung MRT. There’s(…)

KaohSiung City – The Big City at the South of Taiwan

KaohSiung City – The Big City at the South of Taiwan

KaohSiung City is Taiwan’s second largest City and it’s largest international seaport.If you’re looking for a place in Taiwan with a warm climate, KaohSiung is the place. It also has a lower cost of living compared to the other Cities of Taiwan (lower bus fares and taxi-flag down rates). KaohSiung’s MRT is now partially up(…)

Hsin Chu City – Dong Men Circle

Our destination this week is the Windy City of Taiwan – Hsin Chu City. I wont talk about the History of Hsin Chu. You can learn all about that on wikipedia – Hsin Chu City. Hsin Chu City is famous for: Glass production Hsin Chu Science Based Industrial Park – home of the Semiconductor giants:(…)

Taipei – Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall

Taipei – Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall

One good place to visit in Taipei is the Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall. The hall was recently renamed Taiwan National Democracy Memorial Hall, however, most of the maps still show its old name. How do you get to Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall? Option 1 – Take a taxi. If you have a hard(…)

Getting Around Taiwan – Taxi

There are a number of ways to get around Taiwan: A. The dependable (but costly) Yellow Taxi Cab B. The cheap city bus C. The Taiwan Railways D. The Taiwan High Speed Railway A. The dependable (but costly) Yellow Taxi Cab As with almost anywhere in the world, the Yellow Taxi Cab offers the most(…)

Taiwan Climate

Taiwan Climate

Now that you’re familiar with the directions: Bei or Pei (North), Dong (East), Nan (South) and Xi or Si (West), let’s take a look at Taiwan’s Climate. In the Philippines, we have two seasons. As a friend of mine would say, we only have the Hot Season and the Hotter Season =D. It’s hot all(…)