Eating Hualien Part 2 | Hualien, Taiwan

Frankly speaking, I guess the food around Hualien is just simply fantastic such that we had a great time enjoying our food even though the main purpose was to refuel our bodies to see enough of Hualien. The day before, we had this very tasty braised pig trotters and stumbled upon an old noodles house…

Exploring Hualien Part 2 | Hualien, Taiwan

We spent the day before covering most of the scenic must-visit places for tourists in Hualien while enjoying the day punctuated with awesome lunch and dinner too. Well, the sightseeing the day before was more than tiring for us so we decided to slow down a little bit for our second day in Hualien. But…

Eating Hualien Part 1 | Hualien, Taiwan

As much as we were traveling around checking out hot scenic spots in Hualien, our day wasn’t all about sightseeing only actually! Our driver 陈先生 recommended and brought to a famous joint serving awesome braised pig trotters 满妹猪脚 and we chanced upon an old rustic noodle house 欣欣麵館 while we were in search of a…

Exploring Hualien Part 1 | Hualien, Taiwan

Sad to say, we only had a day at Yilan, Taiwan where we had lots of fun over an adventurous afternoon around Dongshan River and not forgetting the gastronomic experience at Luodong Night Market that is said to be offering the best street food in Taiwan. Wished we had more time to explore Yilan but…

Luodong Night Market | Yilan, Taiwan

And so we had an adventurous afternoon exploring the area around Dongshan River 冬山河 and when we’re done, we were more than famished and decided head out to Luodong Night Market 羅東夜市 (which is a short 10min car ride from our B&B) in search of food for our dinner! I’ve read and heard so much…

Dongshan River & National Centre for Traditional Arts | Yilan, Taiwan

While we spent our first evening in Taipei after arriving at Taiwan, we travelled to the eastern coast of Taiwan at Yilan 宜蘭 for our following stop the next morning. [Taiwan September 2012] 13 September 2012 Dongshan River & National Centre for Traditional Arts | Yilan, Taiwan As recommended by a local to take a bus instead of the…

Huayin Food Street | Taipei, Taiwan

Prior to my virgin trip to Taiwan in July 2011, I’ve been longing to revisit and I haven’t stopped missing that country, the people I met during the last trip, the food and shopping experience. And about a year later, my dream came true! I did a mega trip to Taiwan in September this year…