Thursday, March 4, 2021

Keeping it Cool: 5 Hipster Hangouts in Taipei to Visit

Dubbed the 2016 World Design Capital, Taipei is a city that is shedding its old skin for a fresh face. Throughout the city, new designs are embedded...

Day Trip to Yehliu, Keelung, and Jiufen

Our time in Taipei was coming to an end but we still hadn’t made the trip out to the North Coast. We kept putting it off because...

Hiking in Alishan Forest, Taiwan

The eastern part of Taiwan is covered by five mountain ranges. Alishan is not a single mountain, but a ridge of Yushan (Jade Mountain). The Alishan National...

Kenting: Taiwan’s Beach Resort Town

The last time I was in Kenting, the sunny beach town in Southern Taiwan, was more than 15 years ago. It was a family trip and we...

Hotel Review: Wellspring by Silks in Jiaoxi, Taiwan

There’s a secret hidden below the surface of the tiny Southeast Asian island of Taiwan. The island sits along two tectonic plates making it prone to earthquakes...