Jungli Chinatrust Hotel
Travel Blogs from Taoyuan
August 10th, 2014. 5:20PM. Taipei, Taiwan.
Light refracts through the prisms
of a trillion strangers' eyes.
Someone disappears into
thick air. Someone’s feet
the yellow earth. The
still. The sea: apathetic
When you wonder if you are the first
Today we spent the day hanging out with my McGill buddy Marianne and her friend Jonny. He volunteered to show us around a few touristy spots in Taipei! The first place we went to see was Longshan temple. There were lots of people there because of the "ghost festival" that happens in July. There were lots of fruits, incense, and paper items that decorated the grounds.
We wandered around ...
... that morning. I know this is still only one of my first posts, but I've forgotten whether I've mentioned about Potstickers and Dumplings! So I'm going to tell you anyway. We found this awesome little food place on our walk back from the HESS building, that sold all different kinds of dumplings at $5NT a dumpling! (10p!) and then also Potstickers, which are pretty much dumplings, that are in a tube not a ball, and have been lightly fried aswell. This place was AMAZING. Lovely ...
Our family of 4 visited the famous 長庚養生文 ;化村 this morning with Curtis' parents. Stella, my good friend and colleague at Arthur & Anderson CPA firm visited Taipei from Hong Kong the other day, we got together with her and her daughter Hanna. Stella's mom has lived in 長庚養生文 ;化村 for 4 years, after her husband passed away back in 2001. The ...
... for the hotels and wine) its cheap. We spent the first day just wandering around in the drizzle and then had a good night out in the gay area which is a cross between Covent Garden in London and Canal Street in Manchester. No drag shows on the night we were there but a fun area all the same.
Today we explored the wider city but bus and metro, both very efficient systems and easy to use. The bus fares seem to be 30 Taiwan Dollars per ticket, ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services