Taroko Gorge National Park (Taiwan)

After 4 days of Taipei we continued our journey in Taiwan towards the Taroko Gorge National Park. You can do this by public transport as well (about 3 and a half hours), however given that our plan was to travel around the island we decided to rent a car. Renting…

Yehliu Geopark, Shifen and Jiufen (Taiwan)

On the third day in Taipei we took a long daytrip to the Yehliu Geopark (about an hour drive from Taipei), Jiufen and Shifen. You can do this trip either by public transport or by hiring a driver. We thought that with a 3-year-old it would be easier…

Taipei with a toddler-Part 2

We learnt by now that Taipei is quite a chaotic and busy city with an abundance of anonymous looking grey buildings and an equally gray smoggy air. Despite this, somehow  most of the time felt as though if I was in the middle of a treasure hunt. In between the…

Taipei with a toddler-Part 1

It’s been now almost a month since we returned from our spontaneous two weeks in Taiwan. By spontaneous I mean that the entire trip was planned only 6 days prior to departure. We actually took a lot of time planning a trip to Thailand, which we dropped last minute…