dihua street

Dihua Street

History of Dihua Street 150 years ago, a river port was established at Dadaocheng Wharf, and Dadaocheng slowly developed as a wholesale distribution center. Dihua Street is the most famous street in Dadaocheng, brimming sellers of Chinese medicines, tea, rice, and fabrics. The old buildings of that era have been preserved and given new energy…

Fuhang Soy Milk

Fuhang Soy Milk

There are a lot of breakfast options in Taipei, including chain breakfast restaurants selling western style breakfast like hamburgers, sandwiches, black tea and milk tea, and Chinese breakfast restaurants selling soy milk, rice syrup, and Taiwanese egg pancakes. Fuhang soy milk is definitely the best Chinese breakfast restaurant in Taipei. Location Fuhang soy milk locates…

The Guide to Taipei Metro (MRT) System

The Most Reliable MRT System in The World “Taipei Metro is hailed as the most reliable subway system in the world.”  Channel News Asia on Nov. 17. Taipei Metro connects Taipei and New Taipei City with 117 stations and five routes (blue, brown, orange, green and red). If you want to travel around Taipei, it…

Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall

Introduction Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial Hall is one of the most popular attractions in Taipei.  This hall was built to memorize the controversial leader in the history of Taiwan, Chiang Kai-Shek. He inaugurated the president of the Republic of China from 1950 to 1975. During his term of office, he made Taiwan one of the most fast-growing…

Treasure Hill Artist Village

Treasure Hill located along the Xindian river. It is centered on Treasure Hill Temple and surrounded by illegal shanties built mainly in the 1960’s and 1970’s, meander up the natural slope, forming one of Taipei’s unique landmarks. In 2004, Treasure Hill Temple was formally registered as a historical building and preservation effort began as part of…