Category Taipei 台北

10 Of The Most Beautiful Starbucks Stores In Taiwan You Have To Visit

[Article extracted from City543, by Adrienne Lim] Translated to Chinese by Teresa Lee. With the rapid commercialization of society, coffee nowadays is closely associated with the modern working life—fast paced, high-stress living, constant need of energy replenishment and the like, and Starbucks—with its practically identical stores—is a large part of this age. We drink Starbucks […]

Starbucks @ Taipei 101

[Article extracted from Project Weekends, By Gail & Jem.] If you want to enjoy the view from atop Taipei 101 but don’t want to spend 400 NT (approximately S$16) on admission fees, we recommend making your way up to the famous Starbucks on the 35th floor. Astounding view with coffee to boot. – Gail & […]

Guide to Taipei 台北 Yong Kang Street 永康街

[Article extracted from Lady Iron Chef. I’ve also googled and added information, with acknowledgement, to 2 of the eateries listed.] Yong Kang Street is a dining destination in Taipei. Whether its cheap and delicious Taiwanese snacks like ‘cong zhua bing’, shaved ice mountain or beef noodles; nice and chic cafes where you can get a […]

takeme2jiufen! Day III

Day 3 of our Taiwan Escapade marks the 1st day of our 5-day backpacking tour around 3 cities! The first stop – Jiufen 九份! And this was our plan for Day 3. Breakfast @ Yong He Dou Jiang in Ximending > Deposit luggage @ Taipei Main Station Baggage Centre > Make our way to Jiufen […]

takeme2taipei! Day II

Original plan of Day 2… Breakfast @ Fu Hang Dou Jiang 阜杭豆漿 > Visit to Taipei Storyland > Lunch @ Royal Host Beitou > Visit to 淡水渔人码头 & 情人桥 > Dinner @ 鼎泰凤 > Shopping @ 饶河夜市! Day 2 of our trip was the day the typhoon was expected to hit Taiwan. The news mentioned that […]

takeme2taipei! Day I

Date: 4 October 2013 Time: 10.30pm Location: Changi Airport Our flight was scheduled to fly on 5 October, 12:55am, so we arranged to meet at the airport at 10.30pm the night before. By 5.30am, we arrived in TAIWAN! And the plan for Day 1 was… Buy 3G Datacard upon arrival > Breakfast @ Airport > […]

Cafes in Taiwan

Before my trip to Taiwan, I did a little lookup on some of the popular cafes in Taipei. Here are some of the theme cafes/restaurants that are visited by many people. Cafes are listed in alphabetical order. Information are extracted out of the many online blogs. However, when I did my cafes-lookup, I didn’t thought […]