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Things to Buy Taiwan

What to Buy in Taiwan? And Which Food to try in Taipei, Hualien, Yilan & Luodong?

  Are you heading to Taiwan soon? Great if you are as I’ll be sharing with you what you can buy from Taiwan, specifically from Taipei and Eastern Taiwan. This Part 2 of my Taiwan Must-buy series is a collection of the things I’ve bought during my third visit to Taiwan where I explored Taipei and Eastern Taiwan such as …

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Taroko Gorge

Visiting Taroko Gorge on a Typhoon-induced Rainy Day (Day 2 – Part 1)

What happens when you visit Taroko Gorge during typhoon months? We were there at the tail-end of typhoon season in late October, and thought we had escaped all typhoons that struck Taiwan that year. However, we weren’t prepared to be greatly inconvenienced by a typhoon that hit another country – Philippines. The rippling effect gave us a hard time when …

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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 …

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Teapot Mountain

Hiking Teapot Mountain in Taiwan, plus Nanya and Yin Yang Sea on Day 6 (pt 1)

Hiking Teapot Mountain was the highlight of Day 6 of our Eastern Taiwan Tour. In fact, there were so many attractions located along Northeastern Coast of Taiwan that our initial plan was to set off from Luodong at 4am. What? Such ungodly hours! Why so early? If you stay till the end of this story, you would probably suggest that …

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Around Yilan (Day 5) (1)

Around Yilan on Day 5 – Jiaoxi, Daxi Fishing Harbor, Lanyang Museum, Mr Brown Castle and Jimmy Park

We had just chased a few waterfalls around Yilan in the morning. Here are a few more attractions around Yilan to complete our itinerary for the day. Our afternoon would be filled with family-friendly attractions such as Jiaoxi Hot Springs, Lanyang Museum, Mr Brown Castle Cafe and Jimmy Park. Read on and I’ll also show you our amazing seafood experience at Daxi …

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Qingshui Cliff

Explore Wenshan Hot Spring and Qingshui Cliff in Eastern Taiwan! (Day 3 – pt 2)

Would a great start to Day 3 of our 8-Day Eastern Taiwan Tour continue into the second half? Read on and check out the state of Wenshan Hot Spring which was officially closed to the public but still visited by many. We would also visit one of the eight wonders of Taiwan – Qingshui Cliff and do a DIY Night-Tour of Hualien City.    Would …

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Dr Morita Hyaluronic Acid Face Mask

Review of Dr Morita Hyaluronic Acid Facial Mask | A Love-Hate relationship

  Ok, I admit that I wanted so badly to love Dr Morita Hyaluronic Acid Facial Mask simply because it is a mask made in Taiwan. For those who have been following my Taiwan Travelogue, you would have known how much I love Taiwan. So, I guess there was user bias right from the beginning. But don’t worry, I try not …

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Opal One Minute Hair Treatment

Opal One Minute Hair Treatment rescued me from damaged and entangled hair

  Are you struggling with dry and damaged hair? If you are, Opal One Minute Hair Treatment could work wonders for you just like how it did for me. Read on to find out how this timely gift from my sister-in-law rescued me from a recent bad hair job. Hair Ruined after a Chemical Job Have you ever had the same experience …

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