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Local food spots in Tainan

4 Local Food Spots to Visit in Tainan

Tainan is known for its delicious food. If you’re planning a trip down, here are 4 local food spots you should check out.

Taste Testing Tainan's English Friendly Stores

Taste Testing Tainan’s English Friendly Stores: Fu Lou Restaurant, Uncle A-shui, The Milkfish Palace and more

Want to eat yourself crazy in Tainan, but worried about the language barrier? Check out these “English Friendly Stores”- taste tested by yours truly!

A tour of Penghu's Nanliao Community Part 3

Nanliao Community, Penghu: Fine dining under the moonlight

The final installment of my series on Penghu’s Nanliao Community. Details and pics of a gourmet dinner under the moonlight, featuring local delicacies.

A tour of Penghu's Nanliao Community Part 2

Nanliao Community, Penghu: Traditional architecture, ox ploughing and unique sights

Part Two of my series on Nanliao Community, a local community in Penghu, Taiwan which still upholds traditional farming practices.

A tour of Penghu's Nanliao Community Part 1

Nanliao Community, Penghu: Masked Girls, Fu Ji Fish Stove and Caizhai

Part 1 of a comprehensive guide to one of Penghu’s hidden treasures, Nanliao Community.

What’s happening in Taipei: February edition

February in Taipei is packed with awesome events. Learn all about them here!

How to Hong Kong: A trip to Stanley with Me, Myself and I

Dear Taipei, I think if you could speak, you’d try to dispel the assumptions made about you. One of the biggest which comes to mind is that you’re not a worthy holiday destination in yourself. A good proportion of people only visit you for a brief trip, often on a stopover on the way to […]

How to Hong Kong: Victoria Peak, Mangos, Wontons, Tarts and Cider

Dear Taipei, It’s a question that has always plagued travelers since the dawn of time- to buy the ticket to the top, or to find a view for free? In certain locations, I think it’s probably worth the price to pay. I’d imagine going up to the Empire State Building would be incredible, if only […]

How to Hong Kong: Making Food Babies At Tim Ho Wan

Dear Taipei, I will let you in on something that makes me sounds hilariously hipster in a shameful “I saw an indie band by myself and killed them so I’d be the only one who knew about them” type of way. I vehemently dislike¬†going to international branches of famous restaurants. From my experience, going to […]

How to Hong Kong: Part 1

Dear Taipei, I hope you don’t mind, but over the next couple of entries I would like to share with you my “How to Hong Kong” guide. Yes, I am expressing extreme and controversial creative license by conjugating Hong Kong into a verb, but I believe in order to make the most of Hong Kong […]