Night Markets in Taipei, Taiwan

Taiwan is famous for its night markets.  If you’re going through Taipei and only have a single evening then you should spend it at a night market.  Grab local food, drinks and check out the culture in an authentic setting.  Locals wander through the markets as much as tourists and the vendors are happy to Read More …

Lost in Namdaemun Market

Namdaemun Market was recommended to me by a coworker last Friday.  Its a market at the South Gate of the royal palace.  Namdaemun translates roughly to “South Gate” and my Sunday plan was to wander around the market in the afternoon and grab lunch.  I googled the market and took out my map, it appeared to be Read More …

A weekend of exploration

I woke up obscenely early for my first Saturday (damn you jet lag) but made good use of my morning and by 9:30 was unpacked.  I thought my shower was odd since it connects to my bathroom sink but reasoned out the knobs in no time.  Only problem was it remained cold.  Same thing in Read More …