Back in Taipei for the last leg of my Taiwan trip! Before I set off to hunt down money changers in Taipei city to save my dwindling funds, I used the remaining dimes to treat myself to some economical Taiwanese breakfast fare. Ximending streets are really quiet in the mornings by the way. Just across […]
Being a lazy tourist, I signed up for a half-day tour in Taroko National Park with Mini Voyage, the hostel I was staying at. I didn’t do any research about the national park at all, because I thought everything would be taken care of by the tour. But what I probably should have noticed, was […]
Last morning in Taichung and my biggest regret was not trying one of the breakfast shops near my homestay. Regardless, after packing my loots, I had to drop off the minsu keys at the letterbox, flag a cab for Taichung HSR and set off for Taipei before changing to the TRA to Hualien. I was […]
I think Park Lane by CMP is a relatively new development. It’s a vibrant area with a cool museum, park and Eslite (just about the most popular hangout bookstore in Taiwan) and you just can’t miss it if you are in Taichung for the weekend. If I had to voice out one grouse, it’s the […]
I expended almost all my energy the previous day and just wanted to sleep in for the day but the lure of cheap and good breakfast in Taiwan compelled me to get up for a meal.
After visiting Sun Moon Lake, Lavender Cottage and checking out our accommodations, it was finally time for the highlight of Taichung – Fengjia Night Market (逢甲夜市)! And for us, the highlight of the highlights – FOOD!
After a bumpy 2 hours drive from Sun Moon Lake, we finally got to the elusive Lavender Cottage (薰衣草森林). Along the way, we spotted signs tied onto lamp posts and trees to encourage drivers to press on; it was that deep inside the mountains. The farm is like a secret garden dreamt up by two […]