Category Archives: Tainan

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 […]

Tainan (臺南市) and AnPing District (安平區) Comments Off

Tweet Michael came down from Taipei for a weekend and so we started to head around with a scooter to see the most important sights of the city. The first stop we did isn’t far away from the main train station and is the Chihkan Tower (Fort Provintia) (台南市). It is one of the best […]

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 […]

Walking around in Tainan Comments Off

Tweet Today was my first free day and I used it just to walk around and get known to the culture here. The weather was very nice with blue sky, but still the humidity is very high. After about 10 minutes walking you start sweating everywhere… The first thing what came to my mind was […]

Arriving in Tainan and at the University Comments Off

Tweet After a short connection ride with a local train from the HSR-station I finally arrived in the center. The recommended hotel (鐵道大飯店) in front of the station seemed a little but old but at least the room looked OK and they had internet access (NT$880/night). Waking up on the next day was strange. – […]