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Exploring Taipei: Din Tai Fung

If you’ve watched at least one food video on Taiwan, it’s likely that you’ve heard of a little place called Din Tai Fung.  For years we watched YouTubers travel to Taipei and eat the famous pork xiaolongbao (soup dumplings), and we dreamed of the day when we could do the same. Finally, we planned our trip, and…

yehliu geopark

Exploring Taipei: Yehliu Geopark

Today I’m going to share with you my number one favorite thing we did in all of Taiwan; exploring Yehliu Geopark. I enjoy visiting cities, walking through the busy streets, taking in the sights and smells – especially one as alive and bustling as Taipei. But there’s something even more special about visiting a place like…

Exploring Tainan: Chihkan Tower

After we spent some time exploring Anping Treehouse, we headed over to another popular spot in Tainan, Chihkan Tower.  About Chihkan Tower: Chihkan Tower, also known as Fort Provintia, was built in 1653 by the Dutch. The fort served as their primary military and trading post until 1662, when the Ming Dynasty conquered it and…