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: Taoyuan to Alishan

This is our second trip to Taiwan in three years, despite having a considerable “long trip”  during our first one (due to work, i consider any trip with more than 5 days a “long” trip already), I felt like there is still so much too see in Taiwan.  (To check our 2012 Taiwan trip please…

Taiwan: City Suites Gateway at Taoyuan

Due to the odd timing of our flight to Taiwan (both arrival and departure), we decided to book a hotel near the Taoyuan International Airport for the first and last night of our 2015 Taiwan trip. City Suites Gateway is a 5-8 minute taxi ride from Taoyuan Airport and costs 160 NTD if you will…

Taiwan: Travel Tips

Below are some simple tips that I think will be very useful when you plan to take your next holiday in Taiwan. All of them are based from our personal experiences during our trip between 26 December 2012 to 04 January 2013. I hope they could be helpful in your planing and preparations. Telecommunications: On…

Taiwan 2012: Kenting

DAY 1/26 Dec. 2012: SG Changi T2 to TW Taoyuan T2 to Kenting Our plane departed from Changi T2 almost 1am of 26th and arrived at Taoyuan T2 past 5am. After a long queue in the immigration section and wait for our baggage, we were able to exit the arrival area past 6am already. We…