Exploring Beitou in Taipei

On our 6th day, or last day in Taiwan, we woke up late, had complimentary breakfast from Go Sleep Hotel Xining, and explored Beitou. We didn’t really have chance to explore Ximending even though we stayed there. We checked out, stored our luggage with the hotel, and thenΒ took MRT from Ximen to Xinbeitou.

Beitou is famous for its hotspring. It’s easy to navigate at Beitou, thanks to the abundance of detailed signage and signboards. Continue reading “Exploring Beitou in Taipei”


Ita Thao Village, Sun Moon Lake-Taichung-Taipei, Ximending, Rao He Night Market

On the 5th day, we had a hearty breakfast. Our guest house owner bought us glutinous rice with soya milk. It was great and filled our tummy to the fullest. We then packed our stuffs and the owner’s friend drove us with our luggage to Shuishe. We stored our luggage for free at the information center. After that, we walked to the pier and boarded the ferry to Ita Thao. The ferry stopped at Xuanguang first, but we didn’t have time to explore this station.

From Ita Thao Pier, we walked to ropeway station. We followed the signage but got lost somehow. We found the station in the end and took the ropeway to Formosan Aboriginal Culture Village (some refers it to Ita Thao Village). After we arrived at the village, we took skyline to the Amusement Isle. Continue reading “Ita Thao Village, Sun Moon Lake-Taichung-Taipei, Ximending, Rao He Night Market”