Grand Hi-Lai Hotel
Travel Blogs from Kaohsiung
Our hotel was just gorgeous with a great view of the lake and hot springs bathtub. They even had a spa and indoor pool, and the first gym on this trip. Too bad that we got in late. This morning I got up before sunrise. I got a flashlight from reception and proceeded to the trail around the lake. First I had to walk down about four flights of steps …
I'm writing this over a month late, but I want to remember our time in Kaohsiung. My first impression of Taiwan (based solely on Kaohsiung, so it is not a good overall picture) was that it was like China, only better. There was still the constant smog hanging in the air, crowds of people speaking languages I don't understand, and some Chinese style …
Its been pretty rainy since arriving to Kaohsiung so our beach and other exploration travels have been greatly inhibited. Bummer. Yesterday we walked a couple miles around town to the harbor, to IKEA, and then to the Dream Mall, which has a big ferris wheel on the roof (I must say, the Dream Mall makes KoP look like a run-down strip mall in the …
It is now 4:27am in Taiwan or for those in America, it is 4:27pm. I should be sleeping, but my body thinks I should be awake doing something fun and eating food! What do you do when you can't sleep and your laying next to your husband? Well, you wake him up too so both of you can suffer together!
Don't you hate when you are in a store and …
Before my parents left, we took a short trip to the Southern city of Kaohsiung, which is Taiwan's most important port. I had conducted my first interview, so I had to stay back to finish up my report on the our first night. Unfortunately, it was SO hot the next day, we couldn't really muster up the energy to leave the hotel during the day (yes yes …
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility