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The Sweet, Hidden Gem of Chiayi: Farms in Minxiong

Readers of Collecting EXP will know how much I love produce. It’s no surprise that I also love checking out the farms where this produce comes from. One area that’s turned farms into yet another tourist destination in Taiwan, is…

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Getting My Cold Noodle Fix in Downtown Chiayi

Given the choice between a warm or cold dish of the same kind, I will often default to wanting the cold version. I also love eating different types of noodles. It’s no surprise, consequently, that I love Taiwanese sesame paste…

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A Little Bit of Japan in the Heart of Chiayi

In Taiwan, it’s not hard to find evidence of Japan’s. From food to service, little influences mark Taiwanese culture. What is a little harder to come by are dedicated Japanese structures. Coincidentally, I found Hinoki Village (檜意森活村 / gui yi…

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Enjoying, Arguably, the Best Seafood in Taiwan

Sharing stories about how good Addiction Aquatic Development (上引水產 / shang yin shui chan) was, I discovered yet again, that there was better seafood out there. To discover even better seafood, we headed to Budai Harbor Fish Market (布袋港觀光漁市 / bu…

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Sugary Train Ride to Nowhere

In Taiwan, it’s common to see something old turned into an attraction. Cultural creative centers and old streets are good examples of this. Some of these attractions, though steeped in history, are a bit odd. Photo from Wikipedia Case in…

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