Much as I would have wished to spend at least one more day in Taipei, no amount of wishing could change the date and time on my airline ticket – […]
On the first part of our walk across Taipei, we saw a series of buildings that reflected two centuries of the capital’s history, spanning its transition from an outpost of […]
Without a doubt, the National Palace Museum ranks amongst the finest institutions of its kind anywhere in the world. Having said that, I know of one other museum in Taipei […]
An early start, a late evening flight … and lots of glorious sightseeing in between. Let’s take this day in four parts. The first, set out below, is a little […]
I don’t normally patronise hostels – the idea of “shared bathrooms” isn’t something I find very appealing – but a charming and affordable newcomer on the Taipei tourist scene is […]
Returning to central Taipei after my morning excursion to Tamsui, I came into contact with Taiwan’s more recent history and tasted a colourful slice of its lively night-market scene.
The legacy of Taiwan’s pioneering foreign residents lingers strongly in a scenic riverside town just north of Taipei, where visitors can experience one of the most rewarding options for a […]