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Lover's Bridge 情人桥 Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Tamsui Fisherman’s Wharf

Tamsui Fisherman’s Wharf ( 淡水漁人碼頭 ), Taiwan The Tamsui Fisherman’s Wharf is one of the famous tourist spots in Taiwan because watching the sunset here is nice, there are party boats which can be rented, and there are various shops here. The Lover’s Bridge, World Chocolate Wonderland, and the Fullon Hotel Tamsui can also be […]
pearl black tea with fresh milk Sharetea Milk Tea - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Sharetea Milk Tea, Taiwan

Sharetea Milk Tea, Taiwan Sharetea Milk Tea was established in 1992 and is still very popular until today in Taiwan. By the way, aside from Taiwan, Sharetea can be seen through different countries like Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, United Kingdom, China, Hong Kong, Macao, Canada, Dubai, Brunei, Indonesia, South Korea, Cambodia, Sarawak and Australia. Right after […]
Yehliu Geopark 野柳地質公園 - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Yehliu Geopark, Taipei City, Taiwan

Yehliu Geopark ( 野柳地質公園 ), Taiwan The Yehliu Geopark is one of the top tourist destinations in Taiwan because of its unique geological formations. The sedimentary rocks on this land is just a plain land back in the past, but over time, these eroded because of the ocean and the wind.     Other Information Operating […]
Camel's Peak - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Camel’s Peak, Taipei, Taiwan

Camel’s Peak, Taipei, Taiwan Have you ever wonder if there is place which is like Yehliu Geopark but with lesser visitors? We found Camel’s Peak, the rocks here are also made out of sedimentary rocks which is the same as Yehliu Geopark. We enjoyed it very much even though there are lesser rock formations, because there […]
White Chopped Chicken 白斬雞 Miao Bang Garden Restaurant Alocasia Callalily 苗榜海芋園 - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Miao Bang Garden Restaurant, Taiwan

Miao Bang Garden Restaurant 苗榜海芋園, Taiwan During our journey to the Yangmingshan National Park, we had our lunch in Miao Bang Garden Restaurant ( 苗榜海芋園 ). The restaurant is known for its garden because during Calla lily season, there are a lot of these flowers around. The restaurant is also known as Miau Ban Garden Restaurant, […]
Raohe Night Market - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Raohe Night Market 饒河夜市 , Taiwan

Raohe Night Market 饒河夜市 , Taiwan The Raohe Night Market is one of the oldest night markets in Taiwan, and it showcases the traditional look of the night markets. It is not as huge as the other night markets, just a stretch of road approximately 600 meters.   Other Information Operating Hours: 7PM – 11PM […]
Beitou Thermal Valley Hot Spring - Happy and Busy Travels to Taichung, Taiwan

Beitou Thermal Valley, Taiwan

Beitou Thermal Valley 地熱谷 , Taiwan Beitou Thermal Valley is one of the 12 Great Sites in Taiwan. There is an uncanny sulphuric steam that rises from the water of the pond because the water here have the highest temperatures in the Datun Mountains area. We actually didn’t know that fact, but Mike from Ownrides suggested this one. Good thing […]
sunset in Gaomei Wetlands 高美溼地 Taichung - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Gaomei Wetlands, Taichung, Taiwan

Gaomei Wetlands 高美溼地 Taichung The Gaomei Wetlands is an area wherein the land is saturated by water, making it a large area of mud. The government created a boardwalk so people can walk here without making their feet dirty. The wetlands is mostly composed of mud, spaces with grass, and of course the windmills.   […]
Xinshe Castle Summit Resort Taichung Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Xinshe Castle, Taichung, Taiwan

Xinshe Castle, Taichung Taiwan The Xinshe Castle (also known as the Summit Resort) complex is composed of European style castle with quaint surroundings. Taiwan has a lot of tourist spots, but the Xinshe Castle is not that known to be visited. For us, this should be always in your itinerary whenever you visit Taichung.   […]
Rainbow Village Taichung Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Rainbow Village, Taichung City

Rainbow Village One of the most colorful places in Taiwan is the Rainbow Village. The artist behind this is Huang Yong-Fu, also known as Grandpa Rainbow. The village was built by 9 retired soldiers and Grandpa Rainbow bought one home in the village after his retirement. In 2010, when Rainbow Grandpa heard that there will […]
Shilin Night Market Food Trip Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Shilin Night Market – Taiwan Food Trip

Shilin Night Market 士林夜市 – Taiwan Food Trip Taiwan has a lot of night market, but Shilin Night Market is one of the best.   Other Information Operating Hours: 7PM – 11PM (some stores are open before and after these hours) There are a lot of people. Buy a small piece of each dish so […]
50 Lan (50嵐) Milk Tea - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

50 Lan Milk Tea (50嵐 Milk Tea)

50 Lan Milk Tea (50嵐 Milk Tea) One of the best milk tea in terms of value for money is the 50 Lan Milk Tea (50嵐 Milk Tea). Why? Just look at our review. We saw the first shop near the train station after our visit at the Martyrs’ Shrine. There are around 7 people in line, so […]
Songshan Cultural and Creative Park 松山文創園區 - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Songshan Cultural and Creative Park

Songshan Cultural and Creative Park ( 松山文創園區 ) In the past, this complex is a Tobacco Factory. But now it is turned to the Songshan Cultural and Creative Park. It is a big complex which is now being used for art exhibits and events. The renovation made by the government just finished last 2011 and there […]
Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)

Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) The Taipei Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is one of the museums that caters the art scene in Taiwan. Taiwan is a country who embraces art very well. According to our research, aside from the contemporary art, the museum also has Taiwanese colonial architecture during the Japanese colonialization.   […]
changing of guards National Revolutionary Martyrs Shrine 國民革命忠烈祠 - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine

National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine ( 國民革命忠烈祠 ) Most of the countries that have been into war, have given shrines to honor their heroes. The National Revolutionary Martyrs’ Shrine was built in Taiwan to honor the fallen Kuomintang soldiers during the Chinese civil war.   Other Information Operating Hours: 9:AM – 5PM Changing of guards: Every […]
Dr Sun Yat sen Memorial Hall 國父紀念館 - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Dr Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall 國父紀念館

Dr Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall 國父紀念館 , Taiwan Taiwan has a lot of tourist spots that honors significant people in their history. One of these is Dr Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall. It was a memorial to the founder of China.   Other Information No entrance fee Operating hours: 9AM – 6PM Time spent: […]
National Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall 中正紀念堂 Archway Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall Complex

National Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall Complex ( 中正紀念堂 ), Taiwan The National Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall is one of the most famous landmark in Taiwan. The memorial hall was built to honor Chiang Kai Shek, the former president of China.   Other Information Operating Hours: 9AM – 6PM No entrance fee Time spent: […]
Taiwan's Presidential Office Building Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Taiwan’s Presidential Office Building ( 總統府 )

Taiwan’s Presidential Office Building ( 總統府 ) Every nation with a president should have their own office building, so here is Taiwan’s Presidential Office Building. In the Philippines we call ours as Malacanang Palace, while the United States of America they call it as The White House. This was built during the Japanese colonial period in […]
Taipei 101 台北101 Xinyi Wei Xiu Shopping District 信義威秀商圈 - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Taipei 101 and Xinyi Wei Xiu Shopping District

Taipei 101 and Xinyi Wei Xiu Shopping District In our first day in Taipei Taiwan, of course we did not miss to see Taipei 101 and the Xinyi Wei Xiu Shopping District. Taipei 101 was once the tallest building in the world, and it was built to withstand typhoons and earthquakes.   Other Information Observatory […]
Sad Super Hot Noodles taiwan Happy and Busy Travels review

SAD Super Hot Noodles, Taiwan

SAD Super Hot Noodles I do not know why did they named their restaurant as Sad. But we were actually not sad when we were there. We saw Sad Super Hot Noodles while we were walking in the alley near Taipei 101. The alley is full of small food stalls who sell affordable food. Almost […]
Just Love Drink JLD Dragon Milk Tea Taiwan Happy and Busy Travels review

JLD Dragon Milk Tea, Taiwan

JLD Dragon Milk Tea During our first day in Taiwan, we were very eager to taste their milk tea. So, we got our very first Milk Tea from JLD Dragon Milk Tea. JLD means Just Love Drink. Oh yes! We just love their drink! We saw this stall, it’s just located in an alley surrounded […]
Master of Mushroom 神 菇 Xinshe Taiwan - Happy and Busy Travels

Master of Mushroom ( 神 菇 )

Master of Mushroom ( 神 菇 ) On our second day in Taiwan, just right after we went to the Xinshe Castle, we had our lunch in the Master of Mushroom. Mike from Ownrides told us the name is Master of Mushroom even though the exact translation says 神 – God and 菇 – mushroom. Either […]
Hello Kitty Kitchen and Dining Taipei Taiwan Review of Happy and Busy Travels

Hello Kitty Kitchen and Dining Taipei

One of my travel goals in each place that I go to is to visit any Hello Kitty attractions. So when Busy and I, together with our friends went to Taipei, Taiwan, I scheduled our lunch in Hello Kitty Kitchen and Dining on the actual day of my birthday. 🙂   Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/hellokittysweets/ Contact Number: +886 […]
Orange Hotel Ximen review of Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Orange Hotel Ximen, The hotel with the best location in Taipei

During our stay in Taipei, Taiwan, we also wanted to stay in Ximending area. So we found Orange Hotel Ximen. The hotel with the best location in Taipei! Orange Hotel Ximen was our second home in Taipei.   Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Orangehotelximen/ Facebook of the Orange Hotel Group: https://www.facebook.com/orangehotel/ Contact No.: +886-2-2311-5556 or +886-2-2311-2199 Website: http://www.orangehotels.com.tw/en/store/index.php?index_store_id=1 Address: No.166-2, Sec.1,Zhonghua Rd., Wanhua […]
Spring City Shrimp Fishing Restaurant of Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Shrimp Fishing in Taiwan

In Shillin District they have a road with full of restaurant that offers Shrimp Fishing, the Zhi Shan Road. The temperature and the clean water in this area were factors that’s why Shrimp is very abundant in the area. I included this in our Taiwan itinerary because Anthony Bourdain went here and I also saw this from […]
Orange Hotel Kaifong Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

Orange Hotel Kaifong

Our first home in Taipei, Taiwan was Orange Hotel Kaifong. It is one of the hotels of Orange Hotels in Taiwan. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/orangehotelkaifong/ Contact No.: +886 2 2388 1523 Website: http://www.orangehotels.com.tw/en/store/index.php?index_store_id=4 Address:  No.41, Sec. 1, Kaifeng St., Zhongzheng, Dist., Taipei City 100, Taiwan Google Maps: https://goo.gl/maps/3Stoug13D4T2   We booked directly through the hotel, but you can also book the hotel […]
OIA Cafe, Alpaca Cafe, animal cafe - Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

OIA Cafe, A.K.A. the Alpaca Cafe

During our trip in Taiwan, we went to OIA Cafe. The cafe is known for their animals which just roam around inside the cafe. Ohh yes… pets… not just cats or dogs, they have ALPACAS inside the cafe! SURPRISE!!!   Quick links The Alpacas Li Bai Snow Feeding the Alpacas Pictures with the Alpacas Other […]
Ownrides Rent a car Customize your Tour Happy and Busy Travels to Taiwan

How to Book with Ownrides?

During our stay in Taiwan, we had the opportunity to book our tour with Ownrides. What is Ownrides? Ownrides is a Taiwan based travel agency that focuses on customized trips. The agency has tour packages already, but what we love about the agency is we can customize our trip. We had a lot of places […]