Tainan is the oldest city of Taiwan and was its capital for more than 2 centuries. From the early forts built by the Dutch East India Company to the rule by Chinese Koxinga and Qing Dynasty, Tainan has a turbulent history and there is a lot to see in the city today, making it a great destination for anybody who wants to learn more about Taiwan! And it’s only a short trip by HighSpeedRail from the modern capital Taipei!
TigerAir Taiwan is the first and now only low-cost carrier based in Taiwan. TigerAir offers all jet service to China, Japan, South Korea and Thailand. I flew TigerAir on an international flight and wouldn’t hesitate to fly them again! Find out all about their fleet, destinations and service experience on the ground and onboard from my snapshot review! … Continue reading
The Kindness Hotel Chihkan Tower offers simple, modern rooms in the heart of Tainan, Taiwan’s old capital. A large breakfast and dinner buffet are included in the price, making it great value. Tourists will appreciate the proximity to historic sights, restaurants and shops, making the Kindness Hotel Tainan a great choice for first-time visitors! … Continue reading
Tainan is the oldest city of Taiwan and was its capital for more than 200 years. From the early forts built by the Dutch East India Company to the rule by Chinese Koxinga and Qing Dynasty, Tainan has a turbulent history and there is a lot to see in the city today, making it a great destination for anybody who … Continue reading
Taipei surprised me on my return visit as one of the most changed cities in Asia, in a good sense! It has embraced its history, including its dark spots, It is a modern city that has preserved its historic roots. And Taipei is one of the most diverse and open cities in Asia, welcoming any and all with open arms! … Continue reading
Off all my China Airlines experiences on my recent trip with them, the Dynasty Lounge at Taipei International Airport was by far the best. After a 13 hour flight in an uncomfortable seat (read more here), I had a 2 hour layover (thanks to an early arrival), giving my enough time to check out the lounge at their main hub. … Continue reading
China Airlines is the largest airline and the flag-carrier of Taiwan, not to be confused with Air China, the flag-carrier of mainland China. Even though they fly to Europe, the Americas and all over Asia, and are a member of the SkyTeam alliance, they are not very well known. Read on to find out more about them! China Airlines – … Continue reading