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Luodong Forestry Culture Park

Day 7: Explored Luodong Forestry Culture Park, Luodong Morning Market and Taipei in one day

So, we still have one more day left of our Taiwan Eastern Travelogue. Let’s do a quick switch and go back to the last day in Taiwan when I explored Luodong and Taipei. We’ll visit Luodong Forestry Culture Park, Luodong Morning Market and shop for souvenirs at Taipei before wrapping up this trip with a street food session at Ningxia Night Market.   Alone but not lonely: Buffet Breakfast at Sun Sweet Hotel  (7.30am) What happens when your …

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Shifen Waterfall

Touristy Shifen Waterfall and Shifen Old Street (Day 6 pt 2)

What’s next after our hottest-ever mountain-hiking experience in the morning? In the afternoon of Day 6, we would drive to Shifen and visit Shifen waterfall and Shifen Old Street. Shifen must be one of the most touristy places in Taiwan. People – tourists and locals alike – come here to release sky lanterns, hoping their wishes would come true. Read on and I’ll also share why Shifen Old Street left me feeling unimpressed. Stay till the end and you’ll …

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Luodong Night Market

Day 4 – Goodbye, Hualien. Hello, Luodong!

Goodbye, Hualien. Today, on Day 4 of our Eastern Taiwan Tour, we would be making our way to Luodong, a town located further north on the eastern coast of Taiwan. Read on and see why we regretted not taking an express train (it’s not a speed issue). I’ll also show you why Luodong Night Market is so worth going to. Scroll down now. :) Breakfast at a Popular Eatery in Hualien  (9.30am) Getting drenched in the …

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Hualien Dongdamen Night Market

Hualien Dongdamen Night Market on a rainy day! (Eastern Taiwan Day 1 – pt 3)

Finally, after a 12-hour journey travelling from Singapore to Hualien and successfully gotten hold of our own private transport (scooter), it was time for our first proper meal in Hualien. There was no question about it – we would visit one of the most popular eating places in Hualien. Yes, that’s right, it’s none other than Hualien Dongdamen Night Market which would offer lots of street food options. Yay!!!? Hualien Dongdamen Night Market When we arrived at the highly-raved Hualien Dongdamen …

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Things to buy in Phuket

Things to buy in Phuket? And what to Avoid?

  Hi guys, I’ve just returned from a super relaxing getaway in Phuket and would like to share my hits and misses in Phuket. This post addresses the following questions: ‘What are the things to buy in Phuket?  ‘What NOT to buy in Phuket?’ Hope this list can help you save some money. ;) Now, let’s get started! Things to buy in Phuket 1. Tropical Fruits You absolutely have to buy Rose Apples in Thailand. This …

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Raohe Night Market

Taiwan Travel (Day 7) – Taipei City Hall Shopping District, Wufen Pu and Raohe Night Market

My Taipei’s 8 Days Tour had finally inched towards the end. Day 7, the eve of my return trip to Singapore was relaxing to the point of being uneventful. Ironically, it was also the day that saw me spending the most – yes, time to load up on souvenirs, gifts and whatnot. Read on to find out “What Not to Eat in Taipei” because there were a lot more misses than hits in today’s meal selection. So sad! …

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Things to Buy in Taiwan

Things to buy in Taiwan? And What to Avoid?

  You guys know I am documenting my day-by-day account of my first solo travelling experience, right? Before I wrap up my 8-day Taipei Travelogue, let’s spice up the Taiwan series with this post that answers two simple, yet important questions: “What to buy in Taiwan?” “What NOT to buy in Taiwan?” Read on for tips on how to spend your hard-earned money wisely.  Things to Buy in Taiwan?  1. Sheet Masks Sheet Mask is definitely a …

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Xiangshan

Taipei City Tour: Songshan Cultural Park, Xiangshan, Tonghua, Raohe Night Market (Day 6)

Day 6 of my Taipei’s 8 Days Tour brought me to Xinyi District, where I would cover Songshan Cultural & Creative Park (松山文創園區), Xiangshan (象山), Tonghua Night Market (通化夜市) and Raohe Night Market (饒河夜市). The good thing about staying in a proper accommodation as compared to a cubicle (Neosoho) was 自然醒 or waking up naturally. For the first time in this trip, I’ve had 8 hours of undisturbed sleep. The bad thing as mentioned earlier, was how late …

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