Pingxi: Where Lanterns Light the Way

Last Updated on December 27, 2018

After missing out on launching a lantern into the sky on our last trip to Taiwan, sending our wishes out into the universe was a high priority for the most recent trip. On the way to experience Jiufen (九份 /…

A Little Taste of Paradise in the Hills of Bagua

Last Updated on March 10, 2019

Loving the sweet and tangy taste of pineapple cake, I always love it when I get the chance to snack on one. A while back, I headed to “the home of the pineapples” in Minxiong to check out Pineapple Hill….

Taiwan in the Winter

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Knowing Taiwan to be a tropical place with hot and humid summers, I was surprised at how pleasant Taiwan was during the winter (冬天 / dong tian). For starters, the weather was pretty temperate. The average high and low is…