At the End of the Line

Over the weekend I explored Danshui and I must say that the Danshui Old Street (淡水老街) is hands down the best night market I’ve visited so far. If you like spectacular sunsets and strolling along charming old world streets, Danshui is a definite must-visit. Located at the end of the Tamsui Train Line, it’s also convenient if you just want to zip out of town for some fresh air and good food. Continue reading “At the End of the Line”

Hello Taiwan!

If Thailand is the land of a thousand smiles, Taiwan has got to be the land of a thousand welcomes.

I’ve been in Taipei for three days now and I’m continuously blown away by the irrepressible warmth of the city and the people. From the student volunteers who met me at Tao Yuan International Airport to the helpful storekeepers who have to put up with my terrible Chinese, everyone I’ve met had megawatt smiles permanently affixed to their faces! Continue reading “Hello Taiwan!”