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Where to Pick Up Groceries in Taiwan

In the US, it’s typical of people to go to a grocery story to pick up food to prepare or cook. Although Taiwan has its share of grocery-type stores, including Carrefour, more of my experience with fresh and dry foods…

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Checking Out the Mobile Suit Gundam Exhibit

It’s no secret that Taiwan loves Japanese things. Time and time again, I would see shops and signs about Gundam (敢達 / gan da). We were able to stop by a traveling exhibit showcasing Gundam and its history at a local…

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Chocolate Lover Paradise

Knowing that I enjoyed very dark chocolate, I was taken to downtown Taichung to check out and old ophthalmic hospital, Miyahara (宮原眼科 / gong yuan yan ke). Long gone are the days of checking out people’s eyes though. This building has…

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Hiking the Jade Green Hills of Dakeng

Wanting to get in some hiking while in Taiwan, one morning, we made our way to the eastern side of Taichung to check out the views at Dakeng (大坑 / da keng). Dakeng is a large recreational area marked by…

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Experiencing Taiwan’s Largest Night Market

In the north-western part of Taichung City sits one of the largest night markets in Taiwan, Fengchia Night Market (逢甲夜市 / feng jia ye shi). It takes its name from the nearby Fengchia University and spans dozens of blocks. As…

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