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  • Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence entrance

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    Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence

    Picturesque garden residence of Taiwan’s former leader

    The Chiang Kai-Shek Shilin Residence (臺北士林官邸) is the former official dwellings of Chiang Kai-shek and Soong Mei-ling, the former leader of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and his wife. This […] More

  • Xinbeitou Historic Station

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    Xinbeitou Historic Station

    Interesting historical spot for train fans

    Xinbeitou Historic Station (新北投車站) is the former station that connected the hot spring town of Beitou to Taipei. Reconstructed in its original wooden form, it’s a cool little representation of […] More

  • Beitou Hot Spring Museum

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    Beitou Hot Spring Museum

    Learn about Taiwan’s long hot spring history

    The Beitou Hot Spring Museum (北投溫泉博物館) is a tudor-style building in Beitou that used to house a large public bath during the Japanese colonial times. It now functions as an […] More

  • Treasure Hill Artist Village Wall

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    Treasure Hill Artist Village

    Taipei’s hipster hangout and art hotspot

    The Treasure Hill Artist Village (寶藏巖國際藝術村) was the first historical village designated by the Taipei government. It’s well known for its old-fashioned houses scattered up the hill and their revitalization […] More

  • Huashan 1914 Creative Park

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    Huashan 1914 Creative Park

    Fashionable shopping and entertainment spot

    The Huashan 1914 Creative Park (華山1914文化創意産業園区) is the hippest spot to hang out in Taipei. Located at and using the old buildings of the former Taihoku Winery, it’s host to […] More

  • National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

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    National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall

    Taipei’s premier tourist destination

    The National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall (中正紀念堂) is Taipei’s most famous monument and tourist spot. Built in memory of Chiang Kai-shek, the former President of the Republic of China (Taiwan), […] More

  • Miaoli Hakka Round House

    Miaoli Hakka Round House

    Discover how the Hakka people live

    The Miaoli Hakka Round House (苗栗客家圓樓) is a grand recreation of a ‘Hakka Talou’, an old Chinese rural dwelling that used to exist among the Hakka people in Fujian. It […] More

  • Taipei National Palace

    National Palace Museum

    An essential visit for those interested in Taiwan’s history

    Taipei’s National Palace Museum (國立故宮博物院) is one of Taiwan’s most renowned museums and a must see for almost any visitor. It hosts an extravagant collection of Chinese treasures, art and […] More

  • Walking around Taichung Cultural Heritage Park

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    Taichung Cultural Heritage Park

    Taichung’s modern art and culture complex

    The Taichung Cultural Heritage Park (臺中文化創意產業園區) is located on a site once containing the largest brewery in Taiwan during the Japanese colonial era. It continued as a brewery for Taiwan’s […] More

  • Inside the Rainbow Village

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    Rainbow Village

    Super colorful village run by a sweet old grandpa

    Rainbow Village (彩虹村) has got to be one of the most Instagrammable places in the whole of Taiwan, with its brightly colored walls and paths. It was founded by Huang […] More