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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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Jiufen

Taiwan 8 Days Trip (Day 2 – pt 2): Venture to Golden Waterfall, Jiufen Old Street and Ximending

What a great morning spent at Jinguashi (金瓜石) on day 2 of my Taiwan 8 Days Trip! What’s next? The second part of Day 2 would lead me to the less-visited North-Eastern Coastal area of Taiwan, the popular and bustling town of Jiufen and happening shopping district in Taipei – Ximending. Let’s begin. Golden Waterfall (黃金瀑布) (12.35pm) The first stop along …

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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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228 Peace Memorial Park

Taiwan 8 Days Trip (Day 1): Getting from Taoyuan Airport to Taipei Main Station, then visit 228 Peace Memorial Park

Here’s the first post to my travelogue on Taiwan 8 Days Trip. This series will contain in-depth information and logistics details. I like this to be useful for those planning for a free-and-easy trip to Taiwan, and especially so for a solo traveler. Before reading my travelogue, why not check out this post on travel tips, my thoughts on solo-traveling and …

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