Taiwan 2015: Taipei

Day 7 / 24-Sept-2015 : Jiufen to Taipei Today we will travel back to Taipei and stay for two more nights. We have not prepared any itinerary for this part of our trip so basically we will just hang out around the area of our hostels and buy souvenir items to bring back to Singapore.…

Taiwan 2015: Jiufen

Day 5 / 22-Sept-2015 : Travel from Alishan to Jiufen via Taipei Today we are leaving Alishan with a slight heavy heart, like I said earlier, we initially plan yo stay for 5D/4N but changed last minute to 4D/3N. The last 4 days in Alishan (particularly at Lauya Homestay) was one of our (if not…

Taiwan: ECFA Hotel Kunming in Taipei

There are quite a handful of ECFA hotels around Taipei, particularly in Ximending area. ECFA Hotel Kunming is a 5 to 10 minute walk (along Chengdu Road) from Ximen Station (Take the exit to “The Red House”).   The hostel occupies the whole 10th floor of a commercial/residential building on the corner of Chengdu Road…

Taiwan: Nihao@Taipei Hostel

Establishment Name: Nihao@Taipei Hostel Type: Accommodation/Budget Hostel Location: Taipei, Taiwan Points of Interest: very near Taipei Main Train Station + Location and price – Intermittent wifi connection Another great location, just a few steps away from exit M3 and/or M7 of Taipei Main Station. Don’t get mistaken, the hostel is located in Cosmos Commercial Building…

Taiwan 2012: Taipei

Day 7/01 Jan. 2013: Chiayi to Taipei Woke up early to take the free shuttle bus that will take us from Chiayi Train Station to Chiayi HSR Station. The first bus arrives at 6am. Waiting area for free shuttle bus at Chiayi Train Station. It was an hour and a half HSR train ride from…