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January Part I

January 3rd: 明けましておめでとうございます。小さい頃中島公園内の子供の劇場で、獅子舞にあたしの頭を差し出した母。There’s no effin way that thing’s gonna bite MY head!! と恐怖で泣き叫んで必死に抵抗したあたし。その日から20年程経った今でも、獅子舞を見かけるたびにこのエピソードを思い出します。台北市内中山区にて

Happy New Year. At a children’s theater when I was small, my Mom offered by head to be bitten by the Shishimai (Dancing Lion, it’s supposed to bless children by biting their heads lightly). 242 more words

5 Reasons Why You Should Travel to Taipei

Written by: Thomas

Taipei was a pretty late addition to our RTW route, and in fact, it didn’t really make sense for us to go there in terms of flight routing. 664 more words


Exploring Taipei / Is Hess Right for You?

Well, I’ve officially been in Taiwan for a full week as of today although it still feels as though I just arrived. I’ve spent my time being overloaded with information while training for my new job. 1,007 more words

5, 4, 3, 2, 1.... Happy New Year!

Though this year my countdown wasn’t really 10-9-8-7-6-5 but 十-九-八-七-六-五, I had such an amazing New Years Eve! Having front row seat to Taipei 101 as the fireworks began erupting was one of the coolest experiences I’ve ever had! 954 more words

Happy New Years from Taipei!

Cheers to the end of 2014 & to the beginning of 2015!

This year I spent New Years at Taipei 101, the tallest building in Taiwan. 197 more words

Simple Plus Hotel

NYE at Taipei 101: 宵夜ing & Crowd Control

Knowing there’d be some idle time before the fireworks, I had earlier in the afternoon stopped by Wu Pao Chun 吳寶春 to pick up some supplies for the evening. 298 more words


Tonghua/Linjiang Street Night Market

Taipei has a lot of night market.. and seriously.. a lot! Tonghua Night Market (or known by locals as Linjiang Street Night Market), even though it is not as big and popular as Shilin Night Market, but it is one rather well-known night market, especially by locals, located along Linjiang Street. 167 more words