Taiwan

Up&AtEm Travel on She Roams Solo

Up&AtEm Travel Interview on She Roams Solo

On International Women’s Day, She Roams Solo published an interview with freelance travel writer and Up&AtEm Travel founder, Alison Roberts-Tse, about solo female travel. The new website and online community,...

1600 Pandas Take Over Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial

My roommate laughed, telling me I looked like a panda in my Pambassador t-shirt and white sunglasses, as I set out to view the temporary 1600 Pandas display at Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial....

The Promise of 1600 Pandas in Taipei

In anticipation of the 1600 Pandas Exhibit during 2014, the Taipei Mass Rapid Transit decorated their metros to feature cartoon versions of endangered giant pandas of China and Formosan black bears...

Gotta Catch That Plane!

The complete stranger cheerily said “bye-bye” (the Asian way: “bai bai”) and stalked off out of sight.  What a cheeky bastard. I needed to catch that plane!

Beitou Public Hot Springs

The public Beitou hot springs in Taiwan, now referred to as Millennium Hot Springs, offer visitors a few hours to soak in terraced outdoor pools surrounded by vibrant gardens for only $1.25...

The Biggest Duck You’ve Ever Seen in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Imagine your little bath-time rubber ducky on steroids and you can appreciate the magnanimity of Florentjin Hofman’s Big Yellow Duck, officially titled “Rubber Duck.” Its many incarnations of varying heights...