Dear Taipei, If I had NT$100 for every time I heard someone say, “So, I’m going to Hong Kong next week…”, I would be a very rich woman. You see, Hong Kong is one of, if not the most popular destination for expats living in Taiwan to do a visa run. For those lucky folk who don’t […]
After reading this, you’ll want to go to the Tiger Mountain Ramble, one of Taipei’s best annual festivals
February in Taipei is packed with awesome events. Learn all about them here!
If you’re after a local experience, you can’t beat picking up some produce with the locals at Nanmen Market
Dear Taipei, If your plans are lacking a certain magic to them this weekend, how about checking out the Witch Festival? It’s an outdoor music festival featuring over 90 local bands which starts today (!) until this Sunday in Xindian, New Taipei City. As if that wasn’t cool enough, it is set in the mountains. […]
Dear Taipei, In every city, there are certain places you can reasonably assume everyone knows to go to if visiting. The Sydney Harbour Bridge and Opera House in Sydney. The Louvre and Eiffel Tower in Paris. The Big Ben and Buckingham Palace in London. In Taipei, I would hazard that Taipei 101, National Palace Museum, […]
Dear Taipei, A pinch and a punch for the first day of the month! December has hit us, so I hope you’re ready for the onslaught of Christmas decorations (which already started appearing prematurely last month) and cries of “where did the year go- it felt like July just the other day?!” If you’re wondering […]
Dear Taipei, What do Thanksgiving, a French restaurant, an Aussie, a Taiwanese woman and November 28th have in common? Well, apart from sounding like the pilot of an underrated, but utterly hilarious indie drama on a community channel, not a whole lot a part from the Thanksgiving dinner which ensued yesterday. Last night my friend […]
A review of the captivating Noh Gallery. If you’re into art, you should make a trip here, stat.
Dear Taipei, I have some exciting news I have been busting to share for months, but couldn’t until all the lose ends were tied up. Long story short, I have been asked to be a contributing writer for the Taipei chapter of a startup travel app called Travelog! It’s a free app and website which produces […]