Eight Elephants Hostel
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Refrigerator in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Non-smoking hotel
- Microwave in room
TravelPod Member ReviewsEight Elephants Hostel Taipei
Very chill. Good location and very friendly staff. Would stay here again.
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Thankfully with the trains and buses all running we made it back to our Taipei and back to the comfort of one of our favourite hostels around the world. Eight Elephants and Dreaming Dragon is definitely up there with the most comfortable and friendly hostels around the globe and just to prove it the door of the hostel came with a welcome note from …
So here we are in Taiwan, another country to add to the list or is it… did you know that Taiwan is technically not a country in its own right and is actually known as the Republic of China, a title which is hated by many Taiwanese who wish to distinguish themselves from the Chinese Mainland.
After a thoroughly enjoyable time in South …
Sunday I decided to go up one of the mountains and see the famous Tea farms that are here. They have an area where you can see the farms, drink tea of course buy some if you would like. You have to go to the very end of one of the MRT lines to Taipei Zoo and then get on the Gondolas. It cost $100NT for the return trip which is about $4.. Very cheap for the experience you get! There are a total of 3 stops on the gondola and I went to the top! The view in frount ...
... store, which by the way is very popular here.. The elevator is pretty cool, although it is not see through or doesn't have a glass floor, it is the fastest elevator I have ever been in. They have a beautiful lights display on the ceiling and they have a diagram to let you know how fast you are travelling, your ears pop like on an airplane during takeoff!! I have posted pictures of the view, the elevator and some of the beautiful items they have on display for you to ...
Chi-Jene picked me up at the airport. I was just allowed to drop my rucksack at the hostel and we were off to the night market to try weird food. So we started with pork belly soup accompanied by a Taiwanese hamburger, then we had tofu and vegetable and for dessert sweet congee (type of rice porridge). The old women at the congee stand randomly knew I am French.... Apparently I just look French.
The next day, Chi-Jene took me for breakfast (some sort of dough ...
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