Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall 國立國父紀念館

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

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

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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Taiwan Travel Video Part III The Finale

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

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)

Taiwan: Shilin Night Market 士林夜市

Hailed as Taiwan's biggest outdoor night market, one can easily get lost here at Shilin Nighmarket and it was fun to get lost here!

I started my exploration as I alight from the Jiantan station (劍潭)

Taiwan: Millenium Hot Springs 千禧汤

Early during this century the Taiwan government opened a public hot springs resort in Beitou. The entrance fee is affordable about NT$40 for the general public to enjoy this gift of nature.
On it's opening

Taiwan: Lung Nai Tang Hot Springs 瀧乃湯

Taiwan's oldest japanese style hot spring

Lung Nai Tang is Taipei's first and probably the only remaining  Japanese style public bath in Beitou. When Japan occupied the island they also imparted to the people their Onsen culture but of course

Taiwan: My 48 Hours In Taipei (Part 3)

I was alone on a subway in this unfamiliar land but it felt so comfortable as if I have been living in it for quite sometime. I alighted at Taipei City Hall Station and looked for a public phone, my mobile

Taiwan: My 48 Hours In Taipei (Part 2)

They say be careful of what you wish for because you just might get it, barely five hours since we have landed in Taiwan I was living the trip as I have imagined it to be.
I woke up on a local's couch

Taiwan: My 48 Hours In Taipei (Part 1)

It was about past 5:00 PM and my pocket only has Php 1,600.00 (US $30), it wasn't even enough to pay the travel tax at the airport.
"Bo Ruach Elohim" I whispered a prayer in the air asking for divine