Archive | June, 2015



Sheraton Hotel Taipei

Located in the centre of Taipei in the Zhongzheng District, the Sheraton Hotel Taipei offers 5-star luxury in an ideal location, perfect for business travelers and leisure travelers alike. This hotel truly has it all, as we shall discover over the course of this review. Airport Shuttle? Yes Free WiFi? Yes Pool? No Fitness Center? Yes Restaurants? Yes Near … Read More


Taipei Panini and Grilled Sandwiches

Ever get that craving for a Panini when you are in Taipei? Luckily, there are some options available to help satisfy your hunger. The city’s most well known Panini shop is Toasteria, also known as Taipei’s home for grill cheese. On the menu you will find an assortment of grilled sandwhiches ranging from spicy cheese, … Read More


Sogo Taipei – Things You Can Buy

If you are a Westerner living or travelling in Taipei there is a good chance that at some point you might get a craving for Western food or would prefer to have a stock up in your apartment or hotel room if and when that time comes. For most people, if they do not have … Read More


Wanfang Hospital Restaurants

If you happen to be staying or living in the Wanfang area in Taipei, which would be the Wanfang Hospital MRT Station or the Wanfang Community MRT Station on the Brown Line, you will have access to some of the best food in the city and the widest variety of options believe it or not. … Read More


Small Translation Mistakes That Caused Massive Problems Part 2

In part 1 of this article we looked at political mistakes, covering some of the errors in the Cold War and also telling you about the time that George Bush Snr gave a group of Australians the finger. Those mistakes were slight and they didn’t cause many issues in the long-run (although some nearly brought … Read More


Tea Picking in Taipei

There is a well-known tea picking area just outside of Taipei’s Xindian District heading toward Wulai called WFarm that offers tea picking courses for free and gives visitors an overview of how tea leaves are planted, cultivated and later picked for being processed. Heading out of the Xindian MRT station and taking a taxi, you … Read More


Flotation Tanks Taipei – Review of Isolation Tanks in Taipei

If you have never tried a float tank before and are happening to be traveling in Taipei, or if you have lived here and have recently begun to consider it, we highly recommend you check out Dream Water to get a first-hand experience. An experience floating is unlike any other and is one of the … Read More


Taipei American School Hotels

The Taipei American School is located in Tianmu, which is perhaps best known for the Tianmu Tea House. Tianmu is located in the Shilin District, which in turn is best known for the Shilin Night Market. This may not be the most popular district for tourists, but it is certainly up there and there is … Read More


Small Translation Mistakes That Caused Massive Problems Part 1

In this two-part article we’ll take a look at what can happen when translation goes wrong. We’ve all made mistakes, it’s all part of the game and of the learning process. No one’s perfect. When you add the fact that sometimes the translators working on the most important translations are inexperienced, nervous or even just … Read More


Hotels Near Taipei International Convention Center: Review

The Taipei International Convention Center was established in 1989. This 6 story building is where the 15th National Congress of Kuomintang was held, one of the biggest events that it has staged. The Taipei International Convention Center also hosts a number of business events, presentations and more. The Taipei International Convention Center is located in … Read More