TAIWAN BUDGET HOTELS 2017

Taiwan is not just about Taipei. In my week-long stay in this underrated country, I’ve explored a few places.  One thing I like about traveling in Taiwan is, it’s quite affordable and there’s a wealth of budget hotels in Taiwan that are clean and stylish.  Choosing a place to stay can be quite mind-boggling, so here’s a list of some …

HUALIEN TAIWAN THINGS TO DO

If you are looking for a side trip from Taipei, consider traveling to Hualien, just roughly 2.5 hours away by train. As Hualien is sandwiched between the Pacific Ocean and Central Mountain Range, it enjoys a landscape rich in scenic beauty, history and mineral resources.  Despite its popularity, it remains a pleasant and quiet countryside escape from the hustle and …

TAIPEI TRAVEL GUIDE (Budget + Itinerary) 2017

Taipei, Taiwan was never on my bucketlist despite its proximity to the Philippines.  But because applying for a Taiwan tourist visa is more relaxed these days, I decided to travel to this city, which is roughly an hour and a half away by air.  Little did I know, that in my short visit in Taipei, it will win me over, reason why I …