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Alone in Ximending

Fears: miscommunication over food orders, talking to strangers, standing out The first time, I stuck to the convenience stores. It was easier to pick out a rice cake and have it scanned in the counter, that way you could do with minimal communication- hand out $100 TD, take your change and you're good to go.… Continue reading Alone in Ximending

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Taiwan Itinerary, Travel Essentials and Other Important Stuff

Oh Taiwan, how do I start? I'm torn between blogging the nitty gritty of traveling or waxing my epiphanies in poetry and romantic photographs.ย Taiwan was never on my list of places to visit.ย Well, neither was Thailand but I fell in love with it the moment we stepped foot on Ratchathewi Station during an evening downpour.… Continue reading Taiwan Itinerary, Travel Essentials and Other Important Stuff

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Taiwan Day 3- Yehliu GeoPark and the Northeastern Coast + Shilin Night Market

This was a half day tour. God finally relented and gave me asian tourmates. I was with three Japanese students, and an Indian woman who was attending a Big Data conference in Taipei. We all just happily took photos of eachother and didn't talk much. We first dropped ย by Keelung, a densely populated harbour city.… Continue reading Taiwan Day 3- Yehliu GeoPark and the Northeastern Coast + Shilin Night Market