Taiwan is a great place to visit on a holiday of any length – and it’s likely that one will end up in Taipei at some point during the journey. […]
Budget airline Cebu Pacific (5J) did a splendid job – at least by LCC standards – on our outbound flight from Manila to Taipei. In today’s post, we’ll see if […]
In today’s post, we’ll explore what arriving and departing passengers can expect to see at Taipei’s gateway to the world. Welcome to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.
No less than five airlines compete for market share on the busy route between Manila and Taipei – a popular (and conveniently short) regional hop for business-people and holidaymakers alike. […]
Much as I would have wished to spend at least one more day in Taipei, no amount of wishing could change the date and time on my airline ticket – […]
On the first part of our walk across Taipei, we saw a series of buildings that reflected two centuries of the capital’s history, spanning its transition from an outpost of […]
Without a doubt, the National Palace Museum ranks amongst the finest institutions of its kind anywhere in the world. Having said that, I know of one other museum in Taipei […]
An early start, a late evening flight … and lots of glorious sightseeing in between. Let’s take this day in four parts. The first, set out below, is a little […]
I don’t normally patronise hostels – the idea of “shared bathrooms” isn’t something I find very appealing – but a charming and affordable newcomer on the Taipei tourist scene is […]
Returning to central Taipei after my morning excursion to Tamsui, I came into contact with Taiwan’s more recent history and tasted a colourful slice of its lively night-market scene.