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Taipei- city of food heaven

Hop on the plane for just 1hr 15 mins from Hong Kong and you’re there…Taipei, the capital of Taiwan or also known as the capital of street food. 788 more words


Jiufen (九份), Taiwan.

The stars are a free show; it don’t cost anything to use your eyes.

—George Orwell, Down and Out in Paris and London

That first night in Jiufen, the sky wasn’t starlit and it was nowhere as beautiful as the clear starlit night I’ve seen in rural South Korea.

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Wu Tang Pie (吾糖派健康手工甜點) (吾糖派)

When my friend recommended a pie shop that makes homemade, sugar-free, and oil-free pies, I nearly exploded with excitement. My insatiable sweet tooth cheered with joy. 431 more words


Taipei 2014 Day 26

I talked my face off in class today, which is nothing new. We talked about some of the previous day’s vocab words, as well as tipping customs and a little bit about minimum wage. 400 more words


Elephant Mountain (象山)

If you want to get an awesome view of Taipei (with Taipei 101), Elephant Mountain is the place to go! We took the MRT and got off at Xiangshan (象山) Station located on the Xinyi Line. 212 more words


Taiwan Week Nine-7/30/14

This is my second-to-last Taiwan post… what the heck? What even?

Summer is almost over.
Summer is almost over.
Summer is almost over.

High School

VVG Table: Very Very Good Table

Zhongxiao Dunhua is packed with all the fancy places young people in Taipei go to.

It’s not only about the shopping; it’s also heavily about the eating, the (serious) hanging out (as in hours and hours of card games over ONE cup of tea in a cafe), …and the showcasing of your new fashion items(?) 1,024 more words