Taipei 101: Guerilla Post

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I was out of luck that day, yeah I guess you can say that. My plan to go up Taipei 101 by sunset was blown away by an incident where I lost my entire budget for the trip.

But Taipei 101 was just begging

Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall 國立國父紀念館

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Armed with a map that I printed out from google maps I navigated the streets of Taipei  bravely on my own trying to look for something interesting.

Realizing my location I quickly looked at my map

Eslite Bookstore 誠品書店

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Books are a part of everyday life in Taiwan and it can be seen in the usual lifestyle of every Taiwanese. Imagine a bookstore open 24 hours everyday, a bookworm's haven right? It does tell a lot about

XinBeitou Station 新北投捷運站

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This post is about a MRT station in Taipei yes just a station but it's worthy to be mentioned on a separate post because of it's noteworthy architecture, this is the XinBeitou Station.

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Taipei Public Library – Beitou 北投圖書館

Beitou Public Library

Ahhh.... yes I found love with books in Taiwan! The Taiwanese people are really into books as much they are into coffee.

They give importance to books and in Taiwan libraries are living and breathing

Taiwan Travel Video Part III The Finale

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This is the last part of my travel video on my trip to Taiwan. This has been truly memorable and I hope that I could do another country again this year. So from the bottom of my heart thank you so much

Changing of Guards At Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall 國立國父紀念館

Changing of Guards

Every hour the Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall changes honor guards on duty and you can witness this elaborate exercise of exiting the shrine.

Changing of Guards: Every hour

Retirement of Guards (on video)

Xinyi Public Assembly Hall 信義公民會館

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Just about when the government of Taiwan was to demolish this village a bright idea came up.
The Xinyi Public Assembly hall is a former military housing facility right at the heart of Taipei's CBD, the

ShiLin CiCheng Temple 士林慈誠宮

shilin Chi Cheng Temple

Purposely lost in the middle of Shilin Night Maket 士林夜市 searching for some more adventures for my palate, I suddenly found my self standing in front of a temple. Surprised to find a temple at

Taiwan Travel Video Part II

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The second part of my trip to Taiwan. Again, as usual I got lost over and over... but hey that makes it fun!

This video includes the following:

How to get take the Taipei MRT
XinBeitou
Beitou