Category Archives: Taipei

Open Rice App Review and 3 x RM100 Voucher Giveaway @ Malaysia

Many of us can’t live without our smart phones and apps these days.  You open the phone, there’s WhatsApp for communication, there’s Waze to get you to where you want, then there’s the Open Rice App to get you to what you want to eat [Do read further to see details of 3 x RM 100 Aeon Voucher Giveaway at the end of the post].   Continue reading

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24 Things to Eat @ Shilin Night Market @ Taipei, Taiwan

Shilin Night Market is indisputably the most famous night market in Taiwan.  Not only tourists, but locals too flock here for a vibrant night filled with superb food, dazzling clothes and amusing games.  There are two sections to the market; one section is housed in the Shilin Market Building, while the other section is on the open streets. At Shilin Night Market, traditional and classic foods are showcased you’ll be able to get a gist of Taiwanese Street Food at a glance.  Let’s start off with things to eat at the Shilin Market Building first ! Continue reading

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Taiwan Itinerary – Taipei & Hualien in 8 Days.

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Taipei is the top destination to travel to Taiwan.  It is easy to go around in Taipei with the MRT, exploring the splendor of the city.  For a different kind of experience, it  is also worthwhile to travel Hualien, away from the hustle and bustle of the city.  The itinerary covers tourist attractions,  places to eat, accommodation in Taipei & Hualien and a pre-wedding photo shoot.

Day 1 – Arrival

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Godiva Chocolixir at Taoyuen International Airport, Taiwan.

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This chocolate drink from Godiva is truly heavenly!  When you take the first sip of chocolixir, the icy richness of the chocolates melts in your mouth,  leaving small bits of chocolates lingering on your tongue, giving this elixir a  multi-layered tasting experience.  While waiting for your flight, try this at Terminal 1, Taoyuen International Airport.
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Pan-Fried Meat Buns Taipei, Taiwan.

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On my last day in Taiwan, I woke up early to meet up with my friend for breakfast near Taipei Main Station.  We ate pan-fried buns( sui jian bao 水煎包) at Old Tsai’s (老蔡水煎包).   Compared to the white meat buns, these buns are slightly oilier and crispier on the outside with a yellowish tint as a result of being pan-fried.  The bottom of the buns is pan-fried till lightly browned and it’s a popular breakfast choice in Taiwan.

Pan-Fried Pork Buns With White Cabbage and Green Bean Noodles (高麗菜口味水煎包).

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