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Experience the Colourful Festivals in Taiwan

Experience the Colourful Festivals in Taiwan

Taiwan is a shining jewel of East Asia. It’s a state filled with ultramodern wonders, beautiful landscapes, rich cultural heritages, and friendly people. But the sights, attractions, food, and people are not the only elements that make Taiwan a world-class tourist destination. Taiwan’s different festivals, celebrated with extreme fervour and passion, are some of the(…)

When in Taiwan, Do as Taiwanese Do

When in Taiwan, Do as Taiwanese Do

Are you planning to visit Taiwan? If so, you made the right, best choice. Taiwan is a tourist hotspot where enjoyment, excitement, and adventure lie in every corner. See beautiful temples, climb gorgeous mountains, explore verdant forests, walk under the shadows of ultramodern skyscrapers, sample exotic cuisine, and so much more. I guarantee you, you(…)

Taiwan Uniform-Invoice Lottery

Taiwan Uniform-Invoice Lottery

I have been waiting for the right time to post this in my blog… and it has come – I just won 200 NT$ (about 6 US Dollars) in the Taiwan Uniform-Invoice Lottery! Well, it’s not really that much. It took me more than a hundred receipts before I got lucky. All you have to(…)

Modern Toilet Restaurant

Modern Toilet Restaurant

I bet you’ve heard of this restaurant before… Now who in his right mind would try to eat in a toilet? Fortunately, it’s just a theme – whew! Anyway, since I was visiting Kaohsiung over the weekend, I tried it. To go to the Modern Toilet Restaurant, you have to take the Red KMRT line(…)

Long line at ColdStone Hsin Chu

Has anyone noticed that the summer this year is way hotter than before? It must be due to global warming. While waiting for the bus at downtown HsinChu, I noticed the long line at ColdStone. Wow! The solution to cool-off at the end of a very hot day. The line shown on the picture is(…)

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:(…)