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Shamed by Airbnb Host

How I was Shamed by Airbnb Host for leaving a Factual & Negative review

Hey guys! As I’ve predicted in an earlier post, the Airbnb host from Woodlands, Singapore has shamed me for leaving a factual and not-too-positive review. Do you want to know what he said? I can only say that I am disgusted and somewhat amused because he did exactly what I was warning travelers about in the review. That is, his …

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Taiwan 8 Day Solo Trip

Easiest Way to get from Taipei Main Station to Taoyuan Airport (Taiwan Tour – Day 8)

How to travel from Taipei Main Station to Taoyuan Airport? Where to store your luggage? What’s the best route to get yourself to Bus Terminal and avoid steep staircases while lugging along heavy luggage? This final day of my Taipei’s 8 Days Tour will provide tips on how to get yourself to airport in the most effortless way. Check it out.   Gulping Myself Silly …

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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 …

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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, …

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Raohe Quail Egg Prawn Ball

Shop first, Eat Later at Wufenpu and Raohe Night Market (Taiwan Day 5)

After staying near Taipei Main Station at Neosoho for the past few days, it’s time to move to somewhere less central, but closer to destinations that I would cover the next few days, such as Wufenpu (五分埔), Raohe Night Market (饒河夜市) and Xiangshan (象山). Changing Accommodation in Taipei  The first half of the day was spent checking out Neosoho and checking into a …

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Yehliu Geopark

Taiwan North Coast Tour to Yehliu, Keelung & Miaokou Night Market! (Day 4 – pt 2)

After a morning spent exploring Shimen Wedding Plaza, Shimen Arch and Jinshan Old Street, the next destination was Yehliu Geopark (野柳地質公園) – my only must-go destination among the stops covered by Taipei North Coast Tour. Taipei North Coast Tour > Yehliu Geopark By the time the bus arrived at Jinshan Old Street – 45 minutes late, it was already 2.15pm. I didn’t …

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Shimen Arch Taiwan

Taiwan North Coast Shuttle Bus to Shimen Wedding Plaza, Shimen Arch and Jinshan Old Street (Day 4 – pt 1)

Day 4 of my Taiwan Solo Adventure would be about exploring the natural geographical wonders and attractions of Taiwan’s north coast, with the help of hop-on/hop-off Taiwan North Coast Shuttle Bus. Places such as such as Shimen Wedding Plaza (石門婚紗廣場), Shimen Arch (石門洞), Jinshan Old Street (金山老街) and Yeh Liu Geographical Park (野柳地質公園) would be covered. The day would conclude with a …

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Taipei Zoo - Gorilla

Taiwan 8 Days Solo Travel – Taipei Zoo & Shenkeng Old Street (Day 3 – pt 2)

After an eventful morning spent at Maokong (貓空), the next destination would be Taipei Zoo (臺北市立動物園) which is located along the same Maokong Gondola line, and just two stations from Maokong. Taipei Zoo (臺北市立動物園) (2pm) As a solo traveller, zoo is not exactly my kind of thing, you know?  If it wasn’t due to its close proximity from Maokong and its popularity as …

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Maokong Taiwan

Taiwan 8 Days Trip – Day 3 (pt I): Maokong (貓空)

Day 3 of my Taipei Solo trip was as rewarding, hectic and fun-filled as the first two days. I would base myself at the south-eastern part of Taipei City and cover Maokong (貓空), Taipei Zoo and lastly travel to Shengkeng Old Street (深坑老街), otherwise known as the stinky tofu street of Taiwan. Are you ready to join me on my solo adventure? …

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Shinto Shrine

So many mini-attractions within Jinguashi Park in Taiwan (Day 2)

Day 2 of my Taiwan 8 Days Trip would be an interesting out-of-city venture to the northeastern mountainous region of Jinguashi (金瓜石) and Jiufen (九份). To get to these locations required a combined usage of railway train and public buses. Good luck to me, because I might get lost without WIFI Prepaid Card.   Oh No…I’m Gonna Get Lost without WIFI Card!  (6.40am) …

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Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall

Taiwan Day 1 – Buy EasyCard in Taipei and explore Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall

Hey peeps, Day 1 (Part 2) of my Taiwan 8 Days Trip is ready. This continues from an earlier post. After a good two hours exploring 228 Peace Memorial Park, it was time for some logistics matter. I needed to buy an Easy Card in Taipei which is a prepaid transport card that can be used on MRT, trains and buses.  My initial plan …

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