Apparently Taiwan is a bit of a food destination for some travelers. I must admit it was never on my radar for those reasons, even in the smaller setting of Asia. Living in Malaysia has spoiled me in some sense for most Asian cuisine. I do not know if I can say definitively that it … More Buns, Buns, Buns! How To Lose Weight in Malaysia Part 27: Talking about Taipei!
I can’t believe I have written this much about Taipei. Usually when we travel someplace I write one post about the entire country. This is much easier and more fun so I might start doing it this when we travel abroad. Don’t worry, our next trip is not until April when we head down under … More The weird, wild, and random. Taipei Part 6
One of the things I wanted to see the most in Taiwan was Taipei 101 from all angles! For awhile this was my favourite skyscraper. (For the last 1.5 years or so Petronas Towers have replaced it for obvious reasons. Stay to the end to see which one I like best now) I just love … More All about Taipei 101! Taiwan Part 5
On the Friday of our visit to Taipei Wade and Mo went off to Chi Mountain! That is their last name, because Wade’s family is originally from Taiwan. We were actually staying in the apartment his mother grew up in, right in the middle of Shilin Night Market. It happens to be one of the … More All By Ourselves! Taipei Part 3
I almost lost track of what edition of the blog I am on. I apologize if I am writing too much about Taipei. I am not saying it was my favorite place to visit, but evidently I really liked it! I think being with friends there had something to do with it. The fact that … More The gondola, markets, and maybe more! Taipei Part 4
If you have ever been to Singapore, then maybe you know all about hush hush Holly and all her friends. Singapore has this terrific campaign for developing manners in public transportation riders. They have about five mascots who all represent different aspects of being a good passengers. Yep, that’s all of them. A bit … More Taiwan Loves Mascots! Part 2
One of the best ways to get over being homesick is to travel. Just one man’s opinion based on recent experience. After my parents left I was a bit homesick and sad. I had not seen them in 1.5 years which seemed very long. The odds are that I might not see them again for … More Time in Taipei: The First Part