Taiwan

Everything You Need to Know for your First Visit to Taipei

Everything You Need to Know for your First Visit to Taipei

Taipei, Taiwan’s bustling metropolitan capital city literally has something for everyone – no matter your interests. Here you’ll find everything from buzzing night markets, centuries-old temples, museums and the former tallest building in the world. If you’re planning your first visit to Taipei, this guide has […]

6 Awesome Affordable Day Trips from Taipei

6 Awesome Affordable Day Trips from Taipei

Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan has it all…museums, temples, night markets and parks. Not to mention, Taipei 101 – once the tallest building in the world. With history, culture, architecture and amazing street food – Taipei is one destination which should be high on your […]

The best colorful places to visit in Kaohsiung

The best colorful places to visit in Kaohsiung

Kaohsiung (高雄) lies on the southwest coast of Taiwan and is the second largest city on the island, after Taipei. Not only is Kaohsiung home to an amazing harbour, great beaches and mouth-watering seafood, there’s also plenty to do and see. And if you are like […]

10 Amazing Things To Do In The Penghu Islands

10 Amazing Things To Do In The Penghu Islands

The Penghu Islands (澎湖) are a cluster of 90 small islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait just off the west coast of Taiwan. The islands are easily accessed by plane from all major Taiwan city airports and even by boat. If you are looking for […]

The Best Instagram-worthy Spots in Taichung

The Best Instagram-worthy Spots in Taichung

As the third biggest city in Taiwan, Taichung has plenty to offer travelers from near and far. Although most travelers to Taiwan hardly ever make it out of bustling Taipei, Taichung is one of the coolest cities on the island! Here, you will find culture, […]

How to speak Chinese like a pro in Taiwan

How to speak Chinese like a pro in Taiwan

Have you ever been lost in translation? If you love traveling as much as we do, you already know that nothing can complicate a perfectly well-planned trip like language barriers. It might be exciting and even bearable at first, but when the frustration starts to […]

5 Fruit you simply gotta try in Taiwan

5 Fruit you simply gotta try in Taiwan

One thing locals and expats particularly enjoy about living in Taiwan is the wide variety of fresh fruit that is available throughout the island. With it’s subtropical climate, Taiwan is home to bananas, apples, citrus, grapes, guavas, watermelons and every other single fruit you know […]

8 great things to do in Kenting, Taiwan

8 great things to do in Kenting, Taiwan

Beyond the neon lights, scooter waterfalls and bustling city life, is Taiwan’s own little slice of paradise ~ Kenting (墾丁). Situated at the southern tip of Taiwan in Pingtung County, Kenting is a popular destination among locals and international travelers year-round. The little town is […]

Houtong Cat Village: A purrfect day trip from Taipei

Houtong Cat Village: A purrfect day trip from Taipei

Home to Taipei 101, bubble milk tea and stinky tofu, Taiwan is slowly but surely becoming a must-see destination among history buffs, culture fanatics, foodies and adventurers. With rolling mountains, delicious street food, great hikes and temples galore, it’s easy to understand why. Whether you […]

Wulai: Exploring this hidden gem in a day

Wulai: Exploring this hidden gem in a day

Wulai (烏來, Wūlái), is a small aboriginal town located 27km south of Taipei in northern Taiwan – making it an easy day trip from Taipei. It’s home to Taiwan’s indigenous Atayal tribe and has roughly 6000 inhabitants. Although many consider Wulai as an untamed slice of […]