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Day 3: National Taiwan Science Education Center - Taipei, Taiwan

We took a cab to National Taiwan Science Education Center from Shilin.  We really had no idea what to do that day and thopugh maybe doing something educational would be fun.  It's totally a place for families with kids to hang out.  Th...
by thechichicho on Dec 17, 2016

Day 2: Shilin Night Market - Taipei, Taiwan

We didn't play any games at Shilin Night Market this time.  We mainly were just there to walk around and eat.  We came across this sweet looking fruit stand and they gave us delicious samples of mango.  So sweet and soft~  We got...
by thechichicho on Dec 10, 2016

Day 2: 日藥本舖博物館 - Taipei, Taiwan

Wanted to visit this place since the last time I visited Taiwan, but I was sick and didn't have time and end up not coming.  This time as I was already shopping in Ximending, I thought it'd come visit.  It's just a few minutes walk from Xim...
by thechichicho on Dec 6, 2016

Day 2: Ximending - Taipei, Taiwan

We can never shop enough.  Going to Taipei so many times already, we still end up going to Ximending to see if we find some random things there.  It was a rainy day, there were food stalls, which was what Cho was mainly looking for.  S...
by thechichicho on Dec 3, 2016

Day 6: 剝皮寮老街 Bopiliao Ancient Street - Taipei, Taiwan

It's finally the last day of my Taiwan trip.  A close walk from Ximending, about 10-15minutes, and we were at Bopiliao Ancient Street.  An area of what the old Taiwan looks like.  Too bad it was raining.  The last time I came, it...
by thechichicho on Aug 23, 2016

Day 6 中華民國總統府 President Office and Presidential and Vice-Presidential Artifacts Museum - Taipei, Taiwan

Walking around, we came to the President Office before heading back to Ximending to pack up our things to head to the airport.And then there's a Museum that's free~  Full of things from past Taiwan presidents.We didn't have time to learn about t...
by thechichicho on Aug 23, 2016

Day 5: 淡水 Tamshui - Taipei, Taiwan

Had too much food on my Taiwan trip...that's not a good thing.  My stomach started burning just like the last time I went to Taiwan.  Luckily, I didn't start puking.  It only burned and was unable to walk at times when it did.  So...
by thechichicho on Aug 20, 2016

Day 6 - 士林夜市 Shilin Night Market - Taipei, Taiwan

Shrimp fishing!  Found this store in Shilin Night Market!  It's similar to the game of scooping up gold fish with paper net.  Each hook/fishing rod is NT$10 only.  You can fish as much shrimp as possible until the hook falls of th...
by thechichicho on Aug 20, 2016

Day 4: 西門町 Ximending - Taipei, Taiwan

Staying at a hotel in Ximending is so convenient.  I can shop and eat just my going downstairs~  For some reason, it's hard to find a beef noodle shop in Taichung, but there are plenty in Taipei~  We found one in one of the small alley...
by thechichicho on Aug 16, 2016

Day 4: ATT4FUN - Taipei, Taiwan

It's not real cake~  It's just the decor on the floor where the restaurants are.  It is decorated with a Alice in Wonderland them~  On the 4th floor of ATT4FUN, there are several restaurants and there are lots of Alice in Wonderland th...
by thechichicho on Aug 13, 2016

Day 4: TW1 Hotel - Taipei, Taiwan

On the 4th day of my Taiwan trip, I took the high speed rail from Taichung to Taipei.  In less than an hour's time, I was already in Taipei!  So convenient!  I booked a boutique hotel in the heart of Ximending, which is just 1 station...
by thechichicho on Aug 9, 2016

Day 3: 勤美術館CMP Block Museum of Arts - Taichung, Taiwan

So, we got some camera accessories from NOVA and realize the CMP Block Museum of Arts is near by.  They have a mall there and we decided to shop a little.  My feet were already tired from walking all day in the rain.  So, I mainly just...
by thechichicho on Aug 6, 2016

Day 3: Movies at 華威影城 (Wovies) - SOGO - Taichung, Taiwan

What's good to do on a rainy day in Taichung?  I was wandering around Taichung the whole day and finally decided to just settle for a move, and I am glad I did.  Never knew watching a movie in Taichung would be such a great experience. &nbs...
by thechichicho on Aug 6, 2016

Day 2: 高美濕地 Kaomei Wetland - Taichung, Taiwan

What a gloomy looking sky.  It was raining with grey clouds covered sky.  Couldn't see the sun set.There were still quite a lot of people though.There really wasn't much to do here.  It's just a big piece of wetland.  With the clo...
by thechichicho on Aug 2, 2016

Day 3: 宮原眼科 Miyahara and OPPO台中NOVA體驗店 - Taichung, Taiwan

First thing in the morning, we took a taxi to Miyahara for ice cream. It's a place near Taichung Station.  For a price of what I can only get 2 scoops of ice cream in Hagen Daz in Hong Kong, I got 3 scoops here at Miyahara and with all those top...
by thechichicho on Aug 2, 2016

Day 2: 天馬牧場Alpaca Farm - Taichung, Taiwan

From the Lavender Cottage to this alpaca farm, it's about 1.5 hour car ride.  The cab we hired for the day was definitely worth it.  We slept through the ride.  You can buy feeds for the alpaca for just NT$20.  Good deal for some...
by thechichicho on Jul 30, 2016

Day 2 - 梧棲觀光魚港 Wuqi Fisherman's Wharf - Taichung, Taiwan

It was raining and the sun wasn't setting yet, we decided to drop by Wuqi Fisherman's Wharf to see what's there to buy~Roast / grill oyster~  We bought a plate of NT$300.  It looked interesting, but after eating a couple, I started to quest...
by thechichicho on Jul 30, 2016

Day 2: 彩虹眷村 Caihongjuan Village - Taichung, Taiwan

We hired a cab for the day.  The driver is super friendly and he brought his wife as a guide as well.  He helped us plan our day and bringing us to eat some famous local food.  I searched for hiring a car online and usually it's NT$400...
by thechichicho on Jul 26, 2016

Day 2: 薰衣草森 Lavender Cottage - Taichung, Taiwan

Our hired cab driver took us to the Lavender Cottage after leaving Rainbow Village.  To be honest, I am quite disappointed by this place.  At least I feel it's not worth the 1+ hour ride here.  The place is rather small with props here...
by thechichicho on Jul 26, 2016

Day 1: 阿里巴巴 逢甲 Fengjia Alibaba - Taichung, Taiwan

So, I booked Fengjia Alibaba through airbnb.  I found this places also on www.hotels.com, but the price on www.hotels.com was tripled.  Just as the name of the place, this small hostel is at Fengjia Night Market, about 3 min walk? The room...
by thechichicho on Jul 23, 2016


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