Category Taipei

Westgate hotel – stylish hotel with superb location in Ximending

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 […]

Sanhoyan (叁和院) Restaurant in Taipei

There were many good reviews on Sanhoyan ( restaurant.  From the name itself, it seemed to be a korean restaurant. No, in fact they served modern taiwanese food.  Don’t worry that it would be expensive as the prices were pretty affordable.  The prices ranges from 150 to 500 twn for most dishes. We took the MRT […]

Humble House Taipei 寒舍艾麗

The Humble House Taipei 寒舍艾麗 ( is the latest hotel opened in the busy shopping Xinyi district (Dec 2013).  Location is superb, within 10 mins walking distance from the City Hall MRT.  If you are planning to go to Taipei for New Year Eve’s celebration, this hotel has a perfect location for viewing fireworks ! […]

Wego Motel Taipei

Taipei WEGO Boutique Motel 薇閣精品旅館

The car motel is an experience that you need to try in Taiwan.  My first car motel experience was in 2012 – Mulan Motel.  This time Feb 2013, we chose the Wego Boutique motel 薇閣精品旅館 (Dazhi branch). The Wego motel is quite convenient as it is located just next to the Miramar shopping centre.  Mirarmar shopping centre surrounding has a number of […]

Taipei 101 Fireworks

2012 Jan Day 1- Taipei New Year Eve Celebration

This scrapbooking design customized with Smilebox This time I tried using the Smilebox to do my recent Taipei New Year Eve post.  It takes a while to load.  If you like it, don’t forget to click on the ‘Like’ button. I went to Taiwan again on 31 Dec 2011. Actually,  I planned to go earlier, however, airfare […]

Taipei Mulan Motel

Taipei Mulan Motel 沐蘭時尚精品旅館

My Taipei Mulan motel 沐蘭時尚精品旅館  stay was in Jan 2012.  Since i have posted my review on Wego, I decided to post some pictures on Mulan motel too.  Mulan’s design was based on villa concept.  There were 4 types of rooms: Flower dance suite, Maple dance suite, Cloud dance suite, and Water dance suite, which got […]

Japanese Food Taipei

Taipei Zhongshan- Recommended good restaurant/cafe

Here are some recommendation of good restaurant/cafe in Zhongshan area 中山捷運站 (click on the link to go to the websites): 1. 土方鍋ノ助 Japanese steamboat – 台北市南京西路18巷20號1樓 (中山捷運站1號出口後方) – 牛乳大王旁巷子進去 walk towards the end of the street.)I saw this Japanese steamboat recommendation by some local blogs.  Since the restaurant was located at zhongshan MRT, we decided to try it. […]