This is part one of a six-part series on Taipei. This article covers downtown Taipei (first section).
Today we will start on a new place in Taiwan – the modern city of Taipei (tai2 bei3 臺北). 1,431 more words
As part of my summer holiday, I’ve decided to take a few weeks abroad. The first country I visited, Taiwan, I spent a week in. Most of my extended family lives in Taiwan, and so I’ve been visiting Taipei (the country’s capital) on and off for a solid 2 decades. 852 more words
No matter if fresh or fermented, if grilled, cooked or fried – Taiwanese cuisine shows a huge variety of fantastic flavors. One reason for that lies in Taiwanese history and culture with a lot of influence from immigration from China, Japanese occupation and indigenous cultures. 1,810 more words
Please see the last blog post to see the impetus of our trip to Bangkok. We figured while we were there, we might as well do more shopping. 439 more words