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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading