타이중 – 일월담( sun moon lake)

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일월담이란 동그라미와 초승달 모양의 호수 두 개가 연결되어있어 붙여진 이름이라고 한다.

해(日)와 달(月) = 호수(潭)

일월담 가는 셔틀버스를 타려면 타이중 기차역에서 도보 10분이면 버스정류장에 도착한다. Continue reading

Hunting for Art at Tunghai Art Street

img_6425.jpgWith it being my last day in Taichung before heading back to the states, I wanted to go to one last tourist spot, but preferably one that was close enough to walk to. Enter Tunghai Arts Street. With it being a 20 minute walk from T-Life Hostel there wasn’t much of a hassle getting there. What I read about the street as I was walking dated the street back to 1980’s, but featured a a look into Taiwan’s historic look and feel. Continue reading

Taichung, why do I love you?

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After about a year working in the Philippines, I had decided to renew with Taiwan, the little island I had fallen for about 2 years ago. Back then, the place was pretty low-key and foreigners could be easily spotted out from the crowd. However, out from all the odds, its people, culture and spirit had grabbed my heart and I could only dream about the day I’ll be coming back. Continue reading