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Taiwan Tax Refund 台湾退税 6

How and Where to Get Tax Refund in Taipei Central Station

Foreign travelers to Taiwan (officially the Republic of China) can advantage of the government’s sales-tax (VAT) refund system if they spend more than NTD$2000 in a single shop on the same day.  Although Taiwan’s VAT rate is only 5%,…
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豪品味冰品 - Dessert Shop in Shilin Night Market for Snow Ice

After endless walking and snacking in Shilin Night Market (or have it at 忠誠號蚵仔煎 if you are lazy like me), it’s time for some desserts.  Just a few steps away is 豪品味冰品, a dessert shop that not only has fresh fruit…
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忠誠號蚵仔煎 - Popular Restaurant in Shilin Night Market

Thanks to Taiwan variety shows, Shilin Night Market is one of the most famous night market in Taipei.  Many people come to Shilin Night Market to sample the different Taiwanese snacks.  If you want to sample of the popular Taiwanese…
Yong-Kang Beef Noodle 永康牛肉麵 1

Yong-Kang Beef Noodle - Michelin Bib Gourmand Beef Noodles in Taipei

For some reason, Taiwan is famous for beef noodles. 8 beef noodle restaurants made it into the Michelin Guide Taipei 2018 Bib Gourmand Selection.  Out of the 8 beef noodle restaurants, Yong-Kang Beef Noodle is probably the most famous,…
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魚丸伯仔 - 70 Years Fishball Shop in Jiufen Old Street

Jiufen was a Japanese mining hub during the Japanese gold rush during World War II. It has now become a tourist attraction where Taiwanese and foreigners like to visit on a day trip from Taipei.  Jiufen Old Street is the main street in Jiufen,…
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三寶大腸麵線 (Taipei) - Mee Sua Restaurant with 30 Years History

  三寶大腸麵線 originated from Kaohsiung and there is one outlet in Taipei. It has been around for more than 30 years.  Located in Wanhua District, it is not a place tourists will frequent and only locals will know…
Klook 4G WiFi Router 游客邦 4G WiFi 分享器 4

Klook 4G WiFi Router - Easy Pick Up and Stable Connection

As a travel blogger, staying connected to the internet while traveling is of utmost importance to me. I need to be able to check and reply to any comments on my social media and email in a timely manner. I have no sense of direction, especially…
Horton Plains National Park 霍顿平原国家公园 9

Horton Plains National Park - Accommodation, Transportation, Entrance Fee & More

There are altogether 26 national parks in Sri Lanka and Horton Plains National Park is probably the most famous of them all. The most popular attraction in Horton Plains has to be the World’s End. My girlfriend and I planned to visit…
Kandy to Ella Scenic Train Ride 康提至埃勒风景火车之旅 8

Kandy to Ella Scenic Train Ride - Most Scenic Train Ride in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka offers two of the most scenic train rides in the world, the Galle-Colombo/Colombo-Galle costal trian and Kandy-Ella/Ella-Kandy mountain train.  Due to time constraint, I did not have time to try the Galle-Colombo/Colombo-Galle…
Dambulla Cave Temple 丹布拉石窟寺 8

Dambulla Cave Temple - UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sri Lanka

The Dambulla Cave Temple is also known as Golden Temple of Dambulla. It was built in the first century BCE with 220 years of history.  The temple sits on a 160m-tall mountain, under a vast overhanging rock. It is carved with a drip line…