Tag Archives: Traveling

What’s happening in Taipei: February edition

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

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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 1 on Taiwan’s East Coast

Dear Taipei, The other week my too-good-to-be-true housemates and I leaped at the chance to go on our first road trip together to Taiwan’s East Coast during the Dragon Boat Festival three day weekend. For three incredible days we spent every waking moment together setting our eyes on magnificent (and, ah, rather underwhelming) sights, showing […]

We’re all foreigners somewhere

Dear Taipei, As a relatively international city, I want to get your opinion on something I just pondered. When does a foreigner who has been living in a country for a lengthy time become a “local”? At what point, do they lose the “foreigner” tag, and become considered just a regular citizen? Having grown up […]

Trainspotting: Reuniting with my old friend, the train floor

Dear Taipei, Last Sunday I found myself once again gracefully sprawled on a train floor accompanied by an assortment of dust, food bits and other unidentifiable delicacies. Unbelievably, it’s the 4th time in recent years that I’ve found myself seatless on a train, and taking up the only seat I can. What can I say, […]