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TravelPod Member ReviewsUnited Hotel Taipei
• Located very close to the metro station and Taipei 101.
• Rooms are moderately large, with large bathroom and clean interior
• Breakfast has a wide range of selection
• Helpful and professional concierge
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Travel Blogs from Taipei
... Taichung/Tainan to the Taiwan Strait and heading to China. We will have to wait for the damage caused in the southern mountains around Tainan, Kaoshiung and Pintung, an area which was devastated and killed over 600 people by biblical floods caused by Typhoon Morakot.
My photos are just the tip of the real damage and taken ...
... and there was a lot of walking, especially at the university, where we had walk down the long drive to the library. The library was the least interesting place we visited - kids were in the 9-13 year age range mostly, so not that into looking at buildings!
Day 3 was much more fun - a visit to the Vigor Kobo pineapple factory, where we got to make our own pineapple cakes, then shop ...
... a cold beer would have been perfect, which we of course forgot to bring.
Heading down to the south of Taiwan by high speed railway (c.275km/h) really showed me the diversity of this relatively small country. Although there are a few cities in the south this region is mostly about fantastic tropical nature. Beaches, mountains and rain forests are everywhere and exploring them is great fun. I actually had my first ever (and unsuccessful) ...
... countries' culture, it seems. For example there are a lot of street vendors selling sidewalk foods and you still have to be careful about taxi scams and crime.
Crime and Safety: What I Expected:
I had read accounts of muggings and carjacking in places like Brazil and was not sure about Ecuador.
Crime and Safety: What I Discovered:
The places I stayed warned all the guest about going out alone at night. You need to go with a group or take ...
... which I now know are possible in Taiwan! We were all very tired, but I couldn't believe tomorrow was my last day!
Our final day (Sunday) a few of the graduate students came to pick us up from the hotel. They told us to get our swimsuits for the hot spring, we were a little unsure on what to expect. It was extremely hot that day, and humid. I should also mention that in Taipei I think we spent most of ...