Are you thinking about visiting Taiwan? Here is a list of some of my favorite authentic Taiwanese experiences. What do you think you would try first?
A glutton’s complete guide to Taiwanese street food and eating out in Taiwan night markets. Eating out at a nightmarket is a national pastime in Taiwan.
A recent addition to the world’s top ten most unusual foods, Pig’s Blood Cake is also one of Taiwan’s most popular snacks.
Taiwanese deep-fried chicken is a popular night market snack. Taiwan has perfected the art of producing chicken dipped in batter with herbs and spices.
Photo by Carrie Kellenberger
Ximending is a gathering place for people of all ages. It’s always busy, but things really start to get going between 6-7pm when people start showing up for the free street performances. Here are some of my photos from one night in Ximending.
Local Taiwanese vendor selling goodies in front of Taipei Main Station.
Snake Alley is one of Taipei’s most popular attractions, although animal groups have protested against it for years. This colorful night market boasts live snake shows and snake handlers.