Travel Blogs from Taipei
What I've learnt:
To call Taiwanese landlines, you should only enter 8 numbers, just like Hong Kong. We've learnt that because we called the wrong number when we were trying to reach the Mountain Star to reserve places for hot tub. I typed in the whole series of numbers including '02', which was apparently not supposed to be included.
Hong Kong Dollars to Taiwanese dollars are 1:3.7
... of the existence of an A380-themed restaurant near the Taipei 101 was uncontrollable. We arrived at the Xinyi district in which the restaurant was supposedly located, but were met with some severe disappointment: It Was Closed. After some panicking time, which does not deserve any discussion here, we found another branch in an area that was not close by. We agreed unanimously that we must go—we did not care if it was far. I was in ...
Met the group at Taipei Train Station東三門, after walking around in the maze like Taipei Train Station MRT/HSR/TRA transit stop. Will try to grab a cab if possible going back home. Don't know how the foreigners (us) able to find their way around…..
Arrived Keelung Port 2:30pm, after 1 ½ hrs wait in line – customs, immigration, pix line, being held prior to boarding due to AiAi’s two passports issue, we finally checked ...
... a blue puffy coat is standing, speaking with another man. Interrupting their conversation, she indicates that he needs to talk to me.
Stage 2: The man gives me his attention and asks, in English, what I want. I repeat that I'm looking to purchase some fortune shoes. He seems a little surprised, and from his questioning even a little suspicious. He proceeds to ask me how I know about the shoes (I was here before), why I didn't purchase them at the ...
... tre superbe quand il fait beau. Le Taipei 101 domine complétement le paysage, il n'a aucune compétition.
Et j'ai aussi
- passé du temps à gouter et acheter du thé
- essayé de rester le plus possible à l'abri de la pluie en étant en sou- sol ou dans des malls
- je suis allée dans les rues piétonnes de Ximending
- j'ai profité des nights markets
Bref, mon achat le plus utile pendant mon séjour à Taipei fut un parapluie.