Ambience Hotel — Taipei, Taiwan

I really, really liked my stay at Ambience Hotel in Taipei, so I thought I’d post a few pics in a separate entry (just in case anyone who sees this plans to visit Taipei anytime soon). This, of course, is the front of the hotel. And here’s the front desk. I can’t say enough nice […]

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Taipei, Taiwan — Friday, March 5

This was my last full day in Taiwan, so I decided to book a short trip outside of Taipei. However, that wasn’t going to happen until the afternoon, so I spent a couple of hours wandering around the vicinity of my hotel to kill a little time. The structure in the pic below, which looks […]

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Taipei, Taiwan — Thursday, March 4

This morning started off quite interesting. It was the day of the 6.4 magnitude earthquake in Taiwan. It happened around 8:18 AM. I had just finished breakfast and was back in my 9th floor hotel room when it started shaking. It lasted for about 15 seconds. I could feel the building shake, and I could […]

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Taipei, Taiwan — Wednesday, March 3

I hit the streets with a tourist map and a plan to cram in as many of Taipei’s sites as I could on my first full day in the city. One of the first things you’ll notice as you walk around are the street crossing signs. The green man is animated to look like he’s […]

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