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Taichung, Feng Chia Market and hike in Da Keng

As the last month of 2017 started, I took the chance to visit two of my friends who were temporarily in Taiwan. Yes, Taiwan, the same island I had visited in February, only 10 months ago. Since it’s not close to other destinations I had in mind for my next trips, I never expected to … Continue reading »

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Hiking in YangmingShan National Park, Taiwan

On the third day in Taipei, after spending the first two exploring temples and the Taipei 101, I decided to go for a hike in YangMingShan National Park 陽明山國家公園, less than one hour north from the city center. To get there, we took the Line 2 Metro to Jiantan Station, then we looked for the bus … Continue reading »

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Longshan temple and Taipei 101 in Taipei

Finally, after many years of plans that always changed, I managed to spend a few days in Taiwan 台湾. The island was larger than what I had expected, so five days were only enough to explore the capital, Taipei 臺北(in simplified Chinese 台北) , and to hike with friends in the mountains nearby.  During the 45 minute … Continue reading »

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