Tag: Taipei

2013- the wrap up…

So, that was 2013. Here’s how it panned out… Top 5 wow days In date order… Lunch at Fort Denison Wine tasting in Queenstown A run to Paradise…yep, Queenstown again Dancing to Asian pop music and getting soaked at Songkran in Bangkok… Read More

Friday Five: The Taipei Temple Edition…

I’m a bit of a sucker for a Taoist temple…and one with red lanterns, a dragon or two and some carvings? I’m there. Some chanting and a fountain? I’m your girl. Anyways, my favourites from last week- in no order of preference…oh,… Read More

Jiufen…

Once upon a time, in a village high in the mountains in North East Taiwan, with the sea far below, lived nine families. These families were very happy, but they all had one problem in common- it was such a long way… Read More

Friday Five: The Taipei Edition…

So anyways, I’ve been wandering around this city for five days now and have to say I’ve fallen more than a little in love. I understand very little, I’m doing a lot of pointing, I’ve melted in the mid summer heat and… Read More

Taiwan eats- part 1…

There’s two food carts that set up each morning outside the hotel I’m staying in. they’re only there for the breakfast commuter trade. One sells pan fried pork buns, filled with luscious pork juiciness, the other sells green shallot pastries. The other… Read More

High Tea…

It’s completely silent. Well, except for the sound of cicadas drifting up from the valley floor, and except for the sound of the wind whistling through the half open ventilation windows. Beneath my feet, a long way beneath my feet, is the… Read More