TAIWAN

There are countries we like to visit and there are countries we’d love to live in. Taiwan is one of the few that belong to the latter. A progressive country with some of the warmest locals we’ve ever met, it’s known for its bustling night markets, amazing street food, and one really, really tall building.

12 Night Markets and Food Streets to Visit in Taiwan

12 Night Markets and Food Streets to Visit in Taiwan

When I think of Taiwan, I can't help but think of night markets. They're synonymous with the country and an integral part of Taiwanese culture. Ren and I travel for food so we can't visit this island without going to at least one night market. And it doesn't matter if it's our first or fifteenth trip either. Our Taiwanese experience would never be complete without it.
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The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Hualien, Taiwan

The First-Timer’s Travel Guide to Hualien, Taiwan

Just a day after our tour of Taroko Gorge and we were already talking about coming back. There's so much natural beauty to be found here that the two days we spent in Hualien felt hardly enough. But as breathtaking as Hualien is, it wasn't just its natural beauty that resonated with us. We fell in love with the atmosphere too, and its vibe.
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Taiwanese Food Guide: 57 Things to Eat in Taiwan and Where to Try Them

Taiwanese Food Guide: 57 Things to Eat in Taiwan and Where to Try Them

We spent a full two weeks eating our way through Taiwan and it's many night markets. We visited Taichung, Tainan, Kaohsiung, Hualien, Tamsui, Jiufen, and Taipei. We tried as many dishes as we could and in the process reconfirmed what we had gotten a taste of almost four years ago – Taiwan is a magnetic country with a rich, vibrant, and storied food culture.
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Take a Day Tour of Gorge-ous Taroko National Park in Hualien, Taiwan

Take a Day Tour of Gorge-ous Taroko National Park in Hualien, Taiwan

Before our trip, I read that Taiwan's east coast is near and dear to the hearts of many Taiwanese. For them, it's a special place, perhaps the most beautiful in Taiwan. We went on a day tour of Taroko National Park and our guide Tony described how it's one of the only places in the country where you could enjoy the mountains and ocean all at once.
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