Day 7 - Taipei
Taipei

Day 7: Goodbye Hualien, Hello Taipei

Hello Taipei, the Capital of Taiwan Rise and shine! Today we are heading northwards to Taipei, the capital of the country, and staying in the Ximending area. There’s going to be a surprise for Minmin later, but for now, breakfast at the hotel. The food was average, home-cooked style, but well prepared with lots of …

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Day 6 - Hualien
Hualien

Day 6: Hualien and Taroko, Rocks and Stones

Hualien and Taroko Gorge, the Eastern County of Taiwan We woke up a little earlier to catch the sunrise from our balcony. And we realized the weather is too cold for our liking, thus we went back to bed for another 30 minutes. The air was fresh however. We got up for a simple breakfast …

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Day 5 - Qing Jing
Taichung

Day 5: Qing Jing, a Day Close to Nature

Onward to Qing Jing, Officially Goodbye Taichung Today we will head eastward, into the mountainous areas, right smack in the middle of Taiwan. And we will land at Qing Jing, part of the Ren’Ai Township, famously known for Qing Jing Farm. Rise and shine to a full view of the lake! A pity we didn’t …

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Day 4 - Sun Moon Lake
Taichung

Day 4: A Day at Sun Moon Lake

Our One Day Itinerary of Sun Moon Lake Today we say goodbye to Taichung, as we headed inwards to Sun Moon Lake. The national scenic area is home to the largest freshwater lake in Taiwan. An exciting journey indeed! Our driver Mr. Wu, arrived at Lumi to pick us up on the dot at 7:30 …

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Day 3 - Gaomei Wetlands
Taichung

Day 3: The Attractions of Taichung’s City Fringe

Traveling to the Outer Tourist Attractions Of Taichung A second day in a row, with the exact same MacDonald’s breakfast isn’t that cool at all. Breakfast options are pretty limited in this area therefore we got no other choice. And we needed to get our butts out of bed early, because today we are visiting …

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Day 2 - Rainbow Village
Taichung

Day 2: Rainbow Village and Miyahara

Exploring Taichung This morning we were provided with McDonald’s breakfast from the hotel. Basically it’s just McDelivery to our room. Tried their pork muffin, pretty decent, something new too. New in a sense that we were served McDelivery food at a hotel for the first time. Today we’re gonna explore Rainbow Village, and the legendary …

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Day 1 - Fengjia Night Market
Taichung

Day 1: Hello Taiwan – The Heart of Asia

Welcome to Taiwan! After our last red-eye flight to Tokyo, we learnt our lesson and decided not to do it again. We figured out the hard way that the accommodation saved for the night doesn’t do any justice to the amount of lethargy for the day. Besides, when you take SQ, there’s just so much …

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