Tag: Taiwan

  • Visiting Taipei and the National Palace Museum / 台北の故宮博物院を訪れて

    Visiting Taipei and the National Palace Museum / 台北の故宮博物院を訪れて

    日本文はフォートラベルのほうをどうぞ。 I visited Taipei last week. It was the first time I went abroad in four years, as the coronavirus pandemic beginning in 2020 had prevented people from getting in and out of borders. Since the border opened this year, I wanted to travel somewhere overseas. I chose Taiwan for this trip because I wanted…

  • Returned home from Taipei

    Returned home from Taipei

    On the last day, I gave up sightseeing in the downtown because I had not so much time, then I went straight to the airport from the hotel. What I ate at the airport until the flight to Japan: Luroufan, xiaolongbao and roasted duck. See you again, Taiwan! Note: all photos taken in Taiwan are…

  • Hotel where I stayed

    Hotel where I stayed

    I stayed at Novotel Hotel near Taipei International Airport for this trip. I took this hotel online on Expedia.co.jp. It was super gorgeous, with a clean and modern room and a wide bed with two pillows. You can see an airplane taking off from the guest room window because this hotel is located right beside…

  • Cell phones in Taiwan

    Cell phones in Taiwan

    The Shizilin building in Ximending is a complex of cell phone shops, arcade game shops and a movie theater. The first floor of it has plenty of shops selling cell phones, cell phone accessories, cameras, electric devices etc., like Sincere Podium in Hong Kong. The staff doesn’t understand English, though. I got Nokia 6120 classic…

  • Wanhua and Ximending

    Wanhua and Ximending

    It’s the Wanhua district. There are old Chinese buildings and stores in the area. I like it.

  • Sightseeing in Taipei — Longshan Temple

    Sightseeing in Taipei — Longshan Temple

    Taipei International Airport looked as if it had been a major airport in Japan. Signs looked almost as same as those in a Japanese airport, except that they were written in traditional Chinese characters. If you go to the bus stop on the first floor of the airport you can catch a route 705 bus…

  • TAIPEI101 and Shilin Night Market

    TAIPEI101 and Shilin Night Market

    This is TAIPEI 101, which HAD BEEN world’s tallest building until Burj Khalifa was built in Dubai. It was closed to general people but employees of its tenants. It’s Shilin Night Market, one of Taipei’s famous night markets crowded for thousands of people from around. At stores of both sides of the main street clothes…

  • Going to Taipei / 台湾に行ってきます

    Going to Taipei / 台湾に行ってきます

    日本文が後ろに続きます。 I’ll be in Taipei until next Monday to see my brother working there now. The airplane will depart in an hour. I’m typing this entry in front of the gate. Flight attendants are chatting very loudly…. Anyway I’ll enjoy being abroad because it’s been almost three years since my last trip to a foreign…