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Fantastic Foto Friday – Historic Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei has a turbulent history, with influences from China and Japan and it tells that story well, without hiding the dark spots in it! While you’ll learn a lot in Taipei’s museums, the historic buildings, like the memorial to Chiang Kai Shek, the founder and former president of the Republic of China, tell the story, too!
To find out more about Taipei, check out my Guide Taipei and start planning your own trip to this fascinating city!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Modern Taipei

Taipei is a fun city – open and progressive, more so than most cities in Asia.one of the most open and progressive cities in Asia. And Taipei 101 is the icon of that modern city, the highest building in Asia at its opening, designed after the shape of bamboo! There is a lot to see in the city and it’s worth exploring!
If you are surprised too, check out my Destination Guide Taipei to find out more about this interesting city!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Taipei, Taiwan, a city with a turbulent history

Taipei has a turbulent history, with influences from China and Japan and it tells that story well, without hiding the dark spots in it! While you’ll learn a lot in Taipei’s museums, the historic buildings, like the Arch at Liberty Square, tell the story, too!
To find out more about Taipei, check out my Guide Taipei and start planning your own trip to this fascinating city!

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Fantastic Foto Friday: Provocative Art in Taipei – the progressive capital of Taiwan!

Taipei is one of the most open and progressive cities in Asia. A visit to the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) near Taipei’s Main Station will make that very clear with its thought provoking exhibits that I didn’t expect here and haven’t seen much elsewhere in Asia!
If you are surprised too, check out my Destination Guide Taipei to find out more about this interesting city!

Destination Guide: Taipei, Taiwan

Taipei, the Capital of Taiwan, is an interesting city few people have on their travel radar. It has a turbulent, rich history that is well documented and today is one of the most open & progressive cities in Asia. My first trip to Taipei was a convenient stop-over from the US to South East Asia – and I have returned … Continue reading

Review apause inn Taipei: A small, windowless room in a great location

The apause inn is a small hotel across from Taipei’s Main Train Station, occupying two floor in a commercial building. The rooms are small and many don’t have windows, but they are  modern, clean, efficient and very quiet. You’ll get a small breakfast and have access to a laundry room and even a small fitness room. If that’s all you need, you’ll … Continue reading

Provocative art at Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Taipei is one of the most modern and open cities in Asia and, to my surprise, has a vibrant art scene that is rare to find in the region! The Museum of Contemporary Art is housed in a historic building from the Japanese Colonial era and houses an interesting exhibit of modern art that’s surprising, innovative, challenging, unusual and provocative … Continue reading