This trip to Taiwan was made in 2018, my usual year-end holiday. Even though it was December, the temperature in Taiwan was in the low to mid-twenties degree Celsius. Instead of flying by my favourite airline, I flew by Eva Air to Taiwan. This is the first time I flew on Eva Air. I was … Continue reading Taiwan – Year-End Vacation Day 1 at Taipei
My final day in Taiwan before catching evening flight back. Had breakfast at the local eatery near Sheraton. Walked past a church, walked through the Taiwan National University Hospital, then chanced upon 2/28 Peace Park. 二二八和平公園 2/28 Peace Park On 27 Feb 1947, an agent from the Government Monopoly Bureau found a 40-year old woman, surnamed Lin, … Continue reading Bye Taiwan!
My day 7 in Taiwan, check out Taiwan for my earlier posts on my trip to Taiwan. The weather has not been great when I was in Taipei, it was raining most of the time. I braved the rain to meet Dr Sun Yat-Sen, the founding father of the Republic of China at Sun Yat-Sen … Continue reading Day 7 at Dr Sun Yat-Sen Memorial Hall
My day 6 in Taiwan, the day I bid farewell to the beautiful and surreal Sun Moon Lake. For my earlier postings on my trip to Taiwan, check out Taiwan Walked around The Lalu and visited the Wen Wan Resort, the resort hotel next door, before heading back to Taipei. The Wen Wan Resort is on … Continue reading Day 6 at Sun Moon Lake and Taipei
We decided to sleep in a bit as it was raining and to take it easy after a long day yesterday. After breakfast, we visited the Taipei 101 (臺北 101), officially known as the Taipei International Financial Center (臺北國際金融大樓), the 508-meter high skyscraper of 101-floor is in the Xinyi District. The Taipei 101 tower was … Continue reading Day 3 at Taipei – View from Taipei 101
First stop of the day was 中正紀念堂 Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall, located in the heart of Taipei City and easily accessible by MRT - Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall Station. The area is 250,000 square meters and it is the attraction most visited by tourists. The architecture of Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall is inspired by TianTan … Continue reading Day 2 at Taipei – ZhongZheng District, XiMenDing and Fishermen’s Wharf