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Din Tai Fung Taipei Famous Xiao Long Bao Restaurant from Taiwan

Posted by on Jan 13, 2013 in Entertainment and Lifestyle, Featured, Food, Taiwan, Travel

You can never go wrong dining in Din Tai Fung if you want authentic Taiwanese food! Din Tai Fung is a popular Taiwanese food chain that even opened branches in other countries such as Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, South Korea, the United States and Thailand. I often wonder, when will they ever open one in the Philippines? That way I wouldn’t have to...

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Baoan Temple in Taipei and Indulging into Taiwan’s Way of Life (Bao’an)

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 in Featured, Taiwan, Travel, Uncategorized

The Baoan / Bao’an Temple Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer Taipei is a very exciting city! One could appreciate more how the people of Taiwan go about their way of living when you visit some of the temples in the area. It is inevitable to talk about religion and the Japanese colonization upon visiting the Baoan Temple. Our tour guides asked about the main...

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Night Markets in Taipei: Shilin Market

Posted by on Dec 31, 2012 in Featured, Food, Taiwan, Travel

A tour in Taiwan is never complete without experiencing the night markets. The Shilin Market was on top of my list because it probably is the biggest and the most popular night market in Taiwan! It pays to know locals around because they would tell you the truth – that there are better and more effective night markets other than Shilin. I really wouldn’t acknowledge it to be the...

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Getting from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport to Taipei

Posted by on Dec 21, 2012 in Featured, Taiwan, Travel

Taiwan’s transportation system is very organized.  I would be confident to go back here again even flying solo and go around Taipei on my own.  I felt really safe walking around the streets even at 2am.  Of course, your first concern the moment you arrive at the Taoyuan International Airport is to find means to go to your hotel.  The best and most convenient way is to order hotel...

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Discovery Center of Taipei

Posted by on Dec 20, 2012 in Featured, Taiwan, Travel

Discovery Center of Taipei is one of our destinations in our 4 day trip to Taiwan. This center is sponsored by the government of Taiwan. This is a go-to place for people who want to understand in a brief time, the history and culture of Taiwan.  It is located at the City Hall. The center’s first-floor Taipei Impressions Hall displays the scenes of someo f the best spots in the city to...

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