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Category: Taiwan

Sandiaoling Waterfall Trail

Sandiaoling Waterfall Trail is not that well-known even among locals. When we told our hosts about the trail, they had no clue where that was. And yet, the trail is […]

Yehliu Geopark in Taiwan

I would like to share with you a few photos that I took in the Yehliu Geological Park. The park is known for its spectacular rock formations, sculptured throughout the centuries […]

Jenny’s tea house in Taipei

When Ken (our host) studied in Seattle, he met Jenny who was a fervent coffee-lover at the time. She then returned to her native Taiwan, found an office job, quickly […]

Butterflies in Taiwan

There are many many butterflies in this country but they’re too fast for me and my little camera. However, I was lucky enough to eternalize some of them…And as a […]

A visit to Shifen and Juifen

Our hosts in Taipei are absolutely amazing. Sarah is from South Korea and Ken is from Taiwan and they would do anything to make our stay more enjoyable. We regularly […]

Taipei 101 – an architectural marvel

Paris has the Eiffel Tower, NY has the Empire State Building, London has Big Ben… and Taipei has Taipei 101. This extraordinary building consists of 101 floors above the ground […]

Guandu Nature Park and Guandu Temple

Guandu Nature Park opened in 2001 under the control of the Wild Bird Society of Taipei. According to my guide book, it has over 100 species of birds, 150 species […]

Miniatures Museum of Taiwan

I love this town! I love this country! There’s culture, there’s wonderful nature and people are more than friendly. They’ll go out of their way to help you. Anyway. This […]

Caoling Historical Trail in Taiwan

There is so much to do around Taipei which means that we’ll have a very VERY busy schedule during our stay here in Taiwan. Let’s just hope that my feet […]

Taipei Botanical Garden

You must have already noticed that I love botanical gardens. Whenever we go to a new town, we always check if there is a botanical garden to visit. The Taipei […]