Articles Tagged ‘Taipei travel’

Using the Metro in Taipei

Using the Metro in Taipei September 14, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
Taipei is equipped with one of the easiest and most convenient public transportation systems out there, and it would be a shame to waste your travel budget on taxi fares or car rental fees when you have the subway at your disposal. With five separate lines traveling to over 80 stations throughout the...

German Restaurant Guide

German Restaurant Guide August 5, 2011 | Food, Nightlife | Read More
With Oktoberfest season on the horizon, it’s time to take stock of Taipei’s expanding selection of German and Bavarian restaurants. Whether you’re in the mood for schnitzel, sauerkraut, or a cold hefeweizin, you’ll find it at one of these four Taipei eateries. Image courtesy of...

$50 a Day in Taipei

$50 a Day in Taipei July 10, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
While Taipei’s vibrant international scene may seem to cater only to wealthy luxury travelers, the city has plenty to offer the budget-minded traveler as well. With an extensive range of dining and accommodation options as well as many free or cheap things to do, you can head out to explore on...

Taipei’s Night Markets

Taipei’s Night Markets May 23, 2011 | Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean you can’t get a head start on holiday shopping during your time in Taipei. Asia is famous for it’s spectacular markets, and Taipei has some of the best night markets in this part of the world. Whether you’re shopping for knock off bags,...

Shopping for Cell Phones

Shopping for Cell Phones May 17, 2011 | Travel Tips | Read More
When traveling on the other side of the world, it’s important to be able to stay in touch with family back home as well as the new friends you meet during your travels. Planning a night out on the town or dinner with friends is much easier if you have a local cell phone, and, luckily for you, they...

May Event Calendar

May Event Calendar May 9, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
This is the month of big concerts in Taipei. Whether or not you’re infected with the Bieber Fever or prefer more sophisticated tunes, there will probably be at least one show you won’t want to miss this month. In addition to concerts, you’ll find a few other Taipei events of interest...

Get Out There: 5 Daytrips from Taipei

Get Out There: 5 Daytrips from Taipei May 5, 2011 | Things to Do | Read More
Sure, there’s plenty to do in a city as big and as busy as Taipei, but sometimes it’s nice to simply get away from it all. Whether you enjoy the quaint atmosphere of a sleepy village, the solitude of your own stretch of beach, or the adrenaline of a mountain hike, the areas surrounding the...

Weekly Event Calendar- May 2

April 30, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Here’s a quick rundown of what’s going on in Taipei this week. If you know of other events, please leave a comment with the info. Photo courtesy of eaglegrl76/Flickr Week-long Events Hakka Tung Blossom Festival The Hakka Tung Blossom Festival that started in late March continues this week,...

A Brunch for Every Budget

A Brunch for Every Budget April 25, 2011 | Food | Read More
Nothing says “Sunday morning” quite like a big breakfast with piping hot coffee and plenty of time to savor. Whether it’s a special occasion or you simply crave your favorite morning treats from home, Taipei has some fantastic brunch options in a variety of price ranges. Image courtesy...

Weekly Event Calendar- April 25

April 22, 2011 | Events, Nightlife, Things to Do | Read More
Here’s a quick rundown of what’s going on in Taipei this week. If you know of other events, please leave a comment with the info. Photo courtesy of eaglegrl76/Flickr Week-long Events Hakka Tung Blossom Festival The Hakka Tung Blossom Festival that started in late March continues this week, with...