Chocolate Box Backpackers

2F, No.11-1 PuCheng Street, Taipei, 106, Taiwan | Hotel
Prices starting from $20.00

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Taipei First Day

A travel blog entry by conniefanta

... rooms, hence we were given a hotel room with double beds and a hot tub and a small cold tub. Overall it was again satisfactory, but unexpected.

The third place that we visited was Shiling Night Market. It was very satisfactory as my stomach was filled very quickly with native Taiwanese dishes. Though I didn't expect it to be an actual 'market' as I'd thought it'd be a whole street filled with food ...

Thanks for being my home for four nights, Taipei.

A travel blog entry by gabbb


... in the queue at 04:30, an hour at which I was texting some of my friends in Hong Kong who still wanted to stay up just for the sake of staying up late.

Thank you, my dear friend, for having spent with me around a hundred hours in a place we called home for four nights, and for having put up with my selfishness. I pray that you will become The Best Doctor in time to come, even if you do not pursue your medical degree in Hong Kong.
Congratulations to us two: we graduated.

Boarding day!

A travel blog entry by piming


... room. Decent size, but wait…..A REAL BED!!! After sleeping on the floor with 5 couch cushions and 1 pillow the last 3 nights, it’s a major UPGRADE. Better enjoy while we can!

5pm is boat emergency drill. It took 45 min to get 2,000 passengers all on board and ready for the drill. The crew seems disorganized, at least time-wise. Curtis’ parents, AiAi and I waited for 30 min w/o seeing the majority of the passengers on deck. And the ...

Omelette du huître

A travel blog entry by benabroad


... and remains one of my favourite cheap eats from the country.
Stomachs satisfied, our first sightseeing destination was the Yingge ceramics museum . Well laid out, informative and free (for any penny pinching backpackers like myself), it had an interesting selection of artifacts. I won't bore you with the details, (as I would need to be a literary genius to make a written account of pottery interesting to the average person) but ...

Vaccination shot and Zhuyin class

A travel blog entry by smurfett820


... are using a more advanced version.

I also tried getting a credit card. But you basically need to have a Taiwanese job, or have mucho money in your bank account for over 3 months before they'll do it. And most cards have a fee apparently that will be waived when you charge more than a certain $$ amount on it. Since I have neither money nor job, I could not get a card.

I came home, woke the kids up by 5:30 and ...


This hotel, located on 2F, No.11-1 PuCheng Street, Taipei, is near Green Island, Keelung Peace Island, Green Island Lighthouse, and Shifen Waterfall.
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