ended up being my only time to check out Taipei.
The original plan was I had a full 48 hours to explore Taipei but that got changed when I saw a brochure of Taroko Gorge National Park. 684 more words
“Best time I’ve ever had third wheeling it”
I told that to my friend, Barrington, as a complete joke before I left Taiwan. Though I guess by the definition of “third wheeling” it was an accurate statement (actually I can’t even think of another time where I spent an entire weekend hanging out with just my friend and his girlfriend), left out and awkward were the furthest feelings I had during my wonderful long weekend trip to Taiwan. 1,714 more words
Taipei’s eponymous and iconic skyscraper, Taipei 101, beautifully set against the rolling mountains that frame the Taipei basin. Other than just looking pretty, this tower employed several innovative architectural features (approximately zero of which this uninformed blogger can explain in any detail) to endure the frequent and strong typhoons and earthquakes in the region.