It’s exciting when someone visits us in Taiwan. Seeing Taiwan through someone’s eyes for the first time is rewarding, especially when it’s your sister.
Taipei is a city that never sleeps. Many travelers focus on Taipei’s main attractions to cross off their lists, but here are some unique adventures to try.
My parents visit Taiwan (and Asia) for the very first time! Read up on our visit to Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall, Taipei 101, Din Tai Fung and Ximending.
Are you wondering where to get a Halloween costume in Taipei? Browse through the at costume shops in Ximen, and learn where to get the best stage makeup.
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.
One of our favorite places to go is Ay-Chung Noodle Shop in Ximending. has been in business since 1975. Ay-Chung’s isn’t just famous for its hearty vermicelli noodles stewed in a thick soup bursting with flavor. They are also well-known for creating a nourishing meal in 15 seconds flat.
One Saturday afternoon over Chinese New Year, I joined a few of the students in my creative writing class on a jaunt through the trendy streets of Ximending. This area in Taipei is where the young and hip crowd hang. It’s a lively place, especially on weekends. There are several movie theaters, restaurants, and conventionally […]