Category Archives: Taipei

Hiking day!

I had pulled all the ligaments a few weeks before our trip. Truth be told, I’d only turned in my crutches a week before this hike. My sport support brace wouldn’t fit in my runner so I taped up my

Hiking day!

I had pulled all the ligaments a few weeks before our trip. Truth be told, I’d only turned in my crutches a week before this hike. My sport support brace wouldn’t fit in my runner so I taped up my

Wefenpu Night Market

This was on the list of top night markets to visit in Taipei. As we entered the market, Deborah and I kept saying how much it reminded us of Dongdaemun. Then, at one of the first shops we went into

Wefenpu Night Market

This was on the list of top night markets to visit in Taipei. As we entered the market, Deborah and I kept saying how much it reminded us of Dongdaemun. Then, at one of the first shops we went into

Shilin Night Market

After our big adventure/taxi tour we decided to check out Shilin Night Market. We were also getting a bit tired and hungry and perhaps did not spend as much time there as we would have liked but we got the

Shilin Night Market

After our big adventure/taxi tour we decided to check out Shilin Night Market. We were also getting a bit tired and hungry and perhaps did not spend as much time there as we would have liked but we got the

Snake Alley, the night market edition

Yeah, don’t bother during the day because most of it’s closed. The point of a night market is to see it in all it’s lively colours and smells, at night. While it was still interesting to peruse during the day,

Snake Alley, the night market edition

Yeah, don’t bother during the day because most of it’s closed. The point of a night market is to see it in all it’s lively colours and smells, at night. While it was still interesting to peruse during the day,

The plan

In looking into markets and places to see, we’d come across Jiufen which is on the East coast. We woke up early to take the subway (MRT) to Taipei Main Station and, from there, catch a train to Ruifang. At

The plan

In looking into markets and places to see, we’d come across Jiufen which is on the East coast. We woke up early to take the subway (MRT) to Taipei Main Station and, from there, catch a train to Ruifang. At

Bits and bobs

Taipei 101 odds and ends: The elevator is ridiculously fast. There was actually a warning…I failed to take a picture of it. If you can stomach it and look up during the speedy trip up there’s a lovely light show

Bits and bobs

Taipei 101 odds and ends: The elevator is ridiculously fast. There was actually a warning…I failed to take a picture of it. If you can stomach it and look up during the speedy trip up there’s a lovely light show

Taipei 101

If you are in Taipei, go to Taipei 101! I’m sure that it’s beautiful during the day but I really wanted to watch the sun go down. We went up to the 89th floor to the indoor observatory while there

Taipei 101

If you are in Taipei, go to Taipei 101! I’m sure that it’s beautiful during the day but I really wanted to watch the sun go down. We went up to the 89th floor to the indoor observatory while there