Tag Archives: Taipei

A Christmas gift for Nokia fans: The N86 across Asia!

Here’s one final souvenir from last month’s trip around the world — three once-in-a-lifetime photo opps as seen through the mighty lens of Nokia’s N86… As you can see via the reflection in the pic directly above, all three photos … Continue reading

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#ACRTW – A grand farewell to Taipei at The Grand Hotel.

[qik url=”http://qik.com/video/3690464″%5D Here’s a little video I did live from The Grand Hotel — a hugely impressive property but man, I’m glad I didn’t stay there… The Grand’s big drawback is its location — it’s a $100 TWD cab ride … Continue reading

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#ACRTW – The serious business of eating dumplings in Taiwan.

Here’s David and Carol (Sandy Chen‘s Mom and Dad) outside the world-famous dumpling restaurant DinTaiFung. As you can see from their expression, folks in Taiwan take their dumplings very seriously. Oh, ignore the mascot… Further proof: As soon as I … Continue reading

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#ACRTW – Taipei’s Modern Toilet Restaurant. For serious.

Okay, seriously… How can you not want to eat at a restaurant chain who’s tagline is “Shit or Food”? Though Modern Toilet is a Taiwan-wide chain with multiple locations in Taipei alone, I chose to eat in the trendy Ximending … Continue reading

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#ACRTW – A tour of Taipei 101.

Living in a city with a fairly tall tower myself I of course had to pay a visit to the famous Taipei 101… The architects who designed this monolith cleverly stuck a mall in front of it that you’re forced … Continue reading

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