Green Bank Leisure Club 綠岸休閒會館 is located in Dongshan township, Yilan.  Nestled in lush greenery , this modern five storey property offers ample space and comfort for a great gateway in Yilan. Here’re some pictures of the accommodation exterior ! The minsu prides itself as a family-friendly accommodation.  At the front entrance area, you can see […]

The Summer Rock Villa 夏洛克民宿 ( is situated in Ji’an town, which is not too far from the hualien city.  If you love nature and serenity, you will definitely love Summer Rock Villa ! This is a beautiful lodge surrounded with mountain and lake view, and even outdoor seating area.  Isn’t this beautiful ?  This was […]

Kids friendly accommodation in Yilan Recently I came across several Taiwanese bloggers recommending kids-friendly accommodations in Yilan .  I think kids will be definitely thrilled and I will share some in this post.  You will be spoilt for accommodation choices in Yilan as there are many interesting theme minsu in Yilan. Yilan is a township that is an hour […]

This time in Taipei, we had a short stay in Westgate hotel located at Ximen mrt.  We took the Kuokuang bus from Taoyuan airport to Taipei main station and via a one-stop MRT to Ximen station.  Our hotel was located just a minute walk from Exit 6.  Don’t worry about dragging your luggages as there is elevator […]

Here’s the itinerary for our Taiwan self-drive trip in May 2015 (a brief one): Day 0 – Singapore to Taoyuan airport by Scoots Day 1 – Self Drive from Hsinchu to Nantou We arrived the Taoyuan airport before 6am.  After clearing the immigration, we went to T2 to purchase the SIM card (open at 7am).  […]

Yilan has plenty of minsu and you will definitely be spoilt for choices.  We are great fans of Taiwan Minsu and we tend to favour them over hotels.  For our 2nd night in Yilan, we are going to experience another minsu in Dongshan area – Kimptonbnb 宜蘭金普敦鄉村悠活民宿. As this is a self-drive trip, we are guided […]

Yilan is a quick getaway from the city Taipei and within an hour you will escape from the hustle and bustle of city life and immerse yourself into the countryside nature ! For transportation, you can take the coach from Taipei Bus station or City hall Bus station. For this Taiwan trip, I have the […]