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Hiking Teapot Mountain In Taiwan: A Great Day Hike From Taipei

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. While it's been a few years since I hiked to Teapot Mountain in Taiwan, I decided to finally write about it.  Teapot Mountain is the perfect day trip from Taipei if you want…

Elephant Mountain And Fairy Footprint: Two Best Hikes In Taipei

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. There are a few hikes in Taipei that offer great views of Taipei 101 and the city below.  They are easy and perfect to watch the sunset before heading over to one of…

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7 Of My Favorite Cities Around The World (So Far)

After a few years of traveling around the US and a few trips abroad, I've found a few places that I just really love and find myself wanting to go back to more than others.  I love exploring the outdoors, but when you find a city you love, you can't help but dream of going…

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15 Things I’ve Learned From Visiting 15 Countries

There are affiliate links in here. Last year I wrote a post about 15 things I've learned from driving across the US seven times.  I thought it would be fun to share some things I've learned from visiting 15 countries around the world.  Some of these things are practical.  Some are glaringly obvious things I…

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5 Of The Best Day Trips From Taipei

There are affiliate links in here. Taipei is in the perfect location.  It's centrally located in Northern Taiwan making it super easy to base yourself there to take day trips from Taipei to the surrounding cities and towns.  Whether you want to hike, visit a night market, wander through old streets, or all three, there…

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Spend An Afrernoon At Huashan 1914 Creative Park

The Huashan 1914 Creative park in Taipei was something I didn't know about until we were on our way there.  We happened to be in the neighborhood for who knows what and decided we should go.  Thankfully it was a weekend so there was more going on than usual.  The shops and stands were bustling…

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Tamsui Fisherman’s Wharf + 4 Other Cool Things To Do In Tamsui

I kept telling everyone we need to go to Tamsui!  They would then ask why and I would say, well I'm not actually sure.  It was my last day in Taiwan and it was supposed to be hot and sunny.  What better thing to do than go to the beach?  This is where we came…

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The Purrrfect Taipei Day Trip: How To Visit Houtong Cat Village

Yup.  You read that right.  A cat village.  Just a short train ride from Taipei is Houtong Cat Village.  It's nestled up in the hills and like most days, it was rainy. After some delayed trains, we finally made it with no idea what to expect. There were all kinds of little shops around and…

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Modern Toilet: Taipei’s Toilet Restaurant

There are affiliate links in here.  I get a small commission if you purchase through them at no extra cost to you. I remember seeing this bizarre toilet restaurant on the Travel Channel years ago.  I thought how weird is that and then promptly forgot about it.  And then I was researching things to do in Taipei and…