A Day in Kaoshiung

Kaoshiung is a vibrant city in Taiwan that has an overwhelming amount of options if you only have one day.  If you love culture, perhaps hire a car to go up to the monastery that is home to thousands of Buddhas  (be warned…. it isn’t quite an authentic experience with giant LED fake lotus flowers.)  If you love nature,…

Pineapple Pineapple, Everywhere! A Classic Taiwanese Treat

“Sweets” are quite different in Asia.  You rarely see baked good like cookies the size of your face and outrageous milk shakes topped with slices of cake. Rather, you find rice and bean based treats like mochi and taiyaki as well as pre-made short bread and dry cakey items that have just a touch of sweetness. …

Night-Markets: A Quintessential Taipei Experience

Taipei night markets should be a focus point on your Taipei trip. From giant chicken nuggets to foods you didn’t know existed, it’ll be a traveling food experience you don’t want to miss!