Blog posts from Taiwan
Exploring Taiwan: day 3

Exploring Taiwan: day 3

Thursday For Thursday we decided we wanted to hike some of the Taipei hills, so we choose Elephant Hill which is renowned for its view over the city. As usual, we took the MRT, this time to...

Exploring Taiwan: day 2

Exploring Taiwan: day 2

Wednesday Weather forecasts had predicted that Wednesday would be the coldest of our trip so we decided to stay closer and explore the city with an all day MRT pass. We started at Xingtian Temple,...

Exploring Taiwan: arrival and day 1

Exploring Taiwan: arrival and day 1

Monday After two days of travel we landed at Taipei airport just as the sun set. Immigration was only a short line and then we were out in the main terminal where our first order of business was...

Taiwan the long way: where we stayed

Taiwan the long way: where we stayed

Hotel 73 - Taipei, Taiwan After getting turned around coming out of the Dongmen MRT metro (note: Taiwanese maps don't always have north at the top, and maps in different parts of the metro station...

Taiwan, the long way

Taiwan, the long way

For our final 2014 trip we booked a near-round-the-world ticket to Taipei, Taiwan, with stops in Europe in both directions. As with most of our longer trips we used miles, in this case US Air miles,...

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2024 Trips

San Diego, CA (Jan)
Sarasota, FL (Feb)
Valencia, Spain (Mar)
Mallorca (Apr)
Croatia (May)
Faroe Islands (Aug)
London, UK (Sept)
Bari, Italy (Sept)</br />Rome, Italy (Oct)
Frankfurt, Germany (Oct)

2022 Trips

Florida (Feb)
NC Mountains (Apr)
Washington DC (Apr)
Valencia, Spain (May)
Hilton Head, SC (May)
Pacific NW (Jun)
Long Island (Jul)
Florida (Sept)
Chicago (Sept)
Poland (Sept)
NC Mountains (Nov)
Euro Xmas Markets (Dec)