Category Archives: Nighlife

Hong Kong Comments Off

Tweet After our flight (Michael and me) from Taipei to Shenzhen we stayed a night and crossed the border at midday of the following day. As Shenzhen borders directly to Hong Kong you can use the great public transport system from the first meter on to reach the city centre. Our hostel “YesInn” was located […]

Last days in Taiwan | Taipei Comments Off

Tweet After packing all my stuff and saying goodbye to my colleagues from the NCKU-department I had to pay the water and the electricity for the last six weeks in my dorm. As always when you do not speak the language you get riped off and so  I got. The price for two weeks in […]

Lyudao (綠島) – The Green Island Comments Off

Tweet Lyudao (綠島), also called the “Green Island” is one of the smallest islands of Taiwan located in the east of the country. There are several ferries (about NT$500/one-way-ticket) and flights with Mandarin Airlines (about NT$2000/one-way-ticket) from Taitung City (台東市). View Larger Map Getting a train ticket and a reserved seat in Taiwan is not […]

Taichung (臺中) Comments Off

Tweet Taichung is located in the middle of the west-coast and is the third biggest city in Taiwan with about  800.000 habitants. We (Jennifer and Victoria two British English teachers working in Tainan and me) took the fastet non HSR train from Tainan what took about two hours. The price of NT$ 363 was OK […]

Life in Tainan City Comments Off

Tweet The first things you have to keep in mind if you are considering to stay for longer time in Tainan are: there is nearly NO public transport system nobody speaks English it is raining a lot and stays hot at the same time The huge number of scooters is just based on the fact […]

The first 24 hours in Taiwan Comments Off

Tweet After a shower and coming down a bit in the hostel, I went out to have dinner at the night-market. These markets are very common in Taiwan. You get fresh food on the streets and all shops are open till after midnight. Everything has this Chinese touch but still a little bit more developed […]