Pacific Business Hotel
Travel Blogs from Taipei
... Everyone else’s eyeballs
still rolling around in the sockets
lazy, still contemplating wallpaper. And
The first one in dreams, the first one
intoxicated. All those pixels around you
still pretending to be people. What you
want is to write them all down. Hold
them each still until you paint the ...
... cool areas. We were planning to go for xiaolongbao (soup dumplings) for dinner, but it was too early and we were not hungry at all. We went back and hung out at our hostel for a couple hours before going to dinner. We went to the Dongmen area for dinner. There are tons of places to eat in this area! Dan ate like it was his last day ever eating!
It was pretty late after dinner and we started to head back ...
... veggy, leafy things and the last what looked like some sort of meat in a sauce. Giving it the old "Well I might aswell try it now I'm here" I took a bite out of the mysterious meat, the sauce was lovely, the texture of the meat...very interesting. But edible. Later on when meeting with my group I found out that a lot of the "back alley" food places do these sort of meals and they're very traditional...a lot of places sell pig brains...ahh, so that was what it was. Other than that ...
... my worst experience of the trip so far...I had to go to the toilet at one point, and upon stepping foot in the Mens bathroom I found out that the toilet of choice I could use happened to be a groove in the floor...which I was expected to squat over...needless to say I wasn't overly enamored with this idea and won't be installing one in my future house!
We also learned something interesting about the Taiwanese/Chinese/Asian people. They tend to gather in ...
... No staring, no untoward behaviour at all. Just typical Taiwanese helpfulness and goodwill and praise for trying it out. After thirty seconds it seemed like the most natural thing in the world.
There were various baths, some still, some bubbly; some natural temperature, some heated. There was a poolwith high-pressure showers which people used to massage their backs. There was a sauna, and an outdoor deck area with deckchairs where people could sit back and lounge beside the ...