Tag Archives: Asia

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.

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A visit to Nanmen Market (南門市場)

If you’re after a local experience, you can’t beat picking up some produce with the locals at Nanmen Market

Pride Parade in Taipei

Did you know Taipei’s Pride Parade is the biggest one in Asia? Here’s my review of this magnificent celebration.

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 […]

Tales from the road: Final day road tripping Taiwan’s east coast

Dear Taipei, On the final day of my road trip down Taiwan’s east coast I was faced with the ultimate dining out dilemma: To wait, or not to wait. Readers, you’ve surely experienced this- when you’ve waited so long in a line, or even after ordering, and you’re so hungry you’re practically hallucinating- picturing your […]

Tales from the Road: Day 2 of Taiwan’s East Coast

Dear Taipei, The second day of my road trip down Taiwan’s east coast was characterised by breathtaking views, long stares out into the infinite coast and incredible food. We made our way down Highway 11 and were treated to views worthy of being a computer desktop background (you know the ones I mean!). Shihyusan in […]