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Tag: Taiwan

Hanging Out in Taipei

On my three day whirlwind tour of Taiwan, I spent most of my time in Taipei exploring temples, markets, historic sights, and eating all the food. Taipei is a young and clean city with lots of fun and action. It was the perfect ending to my month long Asian adventure. I took a free walking tour I found online. My friend Lauren turned me back onto free walking tours after we did one in Amsterdam a few months ago. Obviously you have to tip the guide but it ends up being a much cheaper way to get some good information Read More

Taroko National Park, Taiwan

Taroko National Park is the one natural wonder in Taiwan that is not to be missed. Taiwan and specifically Taroko National Park is the site where two tectonic plates meet. Earthquakes here are fairly regular and make for an ever-changing, amazing natural landscape. From Vietnam I flew into Taipei for a 4 day Taiwan adventure. Taiwan is small but because of the mountains, travel across the country can take some time. I wanted to keep Taipei as my home base while in Taiwan so I found a daytrip that included a round-trip flight to Hualien (20 minutes in the air), Read More