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  • Pingxi Old Street

    Pingxi Old Street

    Shop like you’re in the 1930’s

    Pingxi Old Street (平渓老街) is a lovely, colorful shopping street on the Pingxi Line, and a must for those exploring various stops along the line. It has a decent selection […] More

  • Shifen Old Street

    Shifen Old Street

    Famous shopping street on either side of the train line

    Shifen Old Street (十分老街) is the highlight of the Pingxi Line for many tourists in Taiwan. It’s well known around the world due to the many videos showing the huge […] More

  • Taipei 101


    Taipei 101 Observatory

    Head up Taipei’s tallest and most iconic building

    The Taipei 101 Observatory (台北101觀景台), located at the top of Taiwan’s tallest building, is one of Taipei’s most popular attractions. Visitors are taken in elevators, at speeds of up to […] More

  • Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf

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    Tamsui Fisherman’s Wharf

    Popular weekend spot for locals to relax at

    Tamsui Fisherman’s Wharf (淡水漁人碼頭) has in recent years become one of the most famous spots for tourists to visit in northern Taiwan. Not far north from central Tamsui, it’s popular […] More

  • Tamsui Old Street

    Tamsui Old Street

    Check out Tamsui’s vibrant markets and traditional foods

    Tamsui Old Street (淡水老街) is a famous shopping street in the Tamsui district of New Taipei, full of traditional restaurants, pastry shops and old-fashioned grocery stores. It’s often busy with […] More

  • Hayashi Department Store

    Hayashi Department Store

    Classic Japanese-style department store

    Hayashi Department Store (林百貨) is a restored 1930’s multi-story department store in central Tainan, constructed during the Japanese colonial era as one of the first such department stores in Taiwan. […] More

  • Huashan 1914 Creative Park


    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

  • Miyahara in Taichung



    Try out the famous Miyahara Ice Cream

    Miyahara (宮原) is a popular traditional department store. Housed in a red-brick structure with a stunning modern glass roof, it was originally built in 1927 by Miyahara Takeo, a renowned […] More