Taiwan

Chinese Cooking Class Edinburgh UK

Chinese Cooking Class Edinburgh. On Wednesday 4th August we had the great pleasure of welcoming Scottish MSP Robin Harper and his wife Jenny into our home for a cooking class. Robin has just turned 70 and the class was a complete surprise to him. He's the only member...

Taipei 101 panoramic and inside

One of the main things I wanted to see in Taipei was the Taipei 101 tower which at the time of visiting Taipei was the tallest operating building in the world. I won’t babble about the construction or

San Xia Zushi Temple Taiwan

San Xia Zushi Temple Taipei or 三峽祖師爺廟 in Chinese. On our last real day of travelling around Taiwan we went to a temple on the far outskirts of Taipei. When I travelled to Taipei I asked where we could go to in Taipei not realising

Food in Taipei

Food in Taipei

Food in Taipei. One of the best things about Taiwan and especially Taipei is the food. Taiwan has some absolutely gorgeous food but Taiwanese food itself tends to be richer in taste than it's Chinese counterpart but with Taiwan's American influence there is also some...

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Dadaocheng Wharf Taipei

Dadaocheng Wharf Taipei

Dadaocheng Wharf Taipei. One of the coolest parts of Taipei that we went to was Dadaocheng which is just to the West of Taipei city centre. Dadaocehng is really popular for recreation as it’s by a river and has a lot of cycle tracks. As

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Mitsui Japanese Restaurant Taipei

Mitsui Japanese Restaurant Taipei

Mitsui Japanese Restaurant Taipei. Whenever I go travelling I love exploring local foods. I'm very far from one of the typical Brits that goes abroad and looks for fish and chips, burgers, etc. I like to eat good regional food and one of my favourite foods is seafood,...

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Neidong Waterfall Wulai Taiwan 內洞瀑布

Neidong Waterfall Wulai Taiwan 內洞瀑布

Neidong Waterfall Wulai. Wulai is a town in Southern Taipei that features a number of tourist spots. While we didn’t get a chance to check out the town we did however spend a day at the large park/recreation area where we

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Neidong Waterfall Wulai Taiwan 內洞瀑布

Neidong Waterfall Wulai Taiwan 內洞瀑布

Neidong Waterfall Wulai. Wulai is a town in Southern Taipei that features a number of tourist spots. While we didn’t get a chance to check out the town we did however spend a day at the large park/recreation area where we

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Shilin Presidents Residence Taipei

Shilin Presidents Residence Taipei

Today we stayed in Taipei but decided to go to Shilin to see both the Shilin Presidents Residence but also the night market. Before going to Taipei I had heard of the night market in Shilin, which I wasn’t too impressed with. It

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Yangmingshan Mountain Taipei 陽明山

Yangmingshan Mountain Taipei 陽明山

Yangmingshan Mountain Taipei. On the 31st of January we went up Yangmingshan Mountain for the day which is just north of Taipei. We stopped at the hot springs and eventually went to a large burial site

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