Category Archives: Travel diary

Fast food in Taiwan

Dandan Hamburg DanDan hamburg is a fast food restaurant of Kaohsiung and Tainan. They are like KFC, because they also serve fried chicken. But with some extra Taiwanese food, like mian xian (thin noodle soup). The noodles are very soft and there is also fish cake in there. You hardly need to chew. Mos Burger […]
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3 cup dish – 三杯鸡

I learned about a delicious dish here in Taipei: sanbei or three cup ‘something’. This dish is made using three cups of taste makers: 1 cup sesame oil, 1 cup soy sauce and 1 cup of cooking wine. Further the dish has old ginger with skin, Thai basil, garlic and hot peppers. You can add […]
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Taiwanese Beef noodle day

Simple beef noodle We ate two beef noodles on the same day. In the morning we stumbled upon a simple eatery in Hualien. I wanted to eat there, because it smelled so good. The chef had won some prices I think, because he had some news articles about him on the window. We had a […]
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Taiwanese/Chinese drinking culture

Fun thing of hostels is that you meet new people. On our 3rd night at the hostel we were invited by a Taiwanese man (i will call him Mike for the story) to drink some strong alcohol and beer together. Since I am a girl, I got a mixed down version: 38% with something like […]
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Tips for Taiwan – Good to know

Lazy Bear and I are now a few days in Hualien, Taiwan. Here are a few things that I noticed: Hostels provide slippers when entering the building. It keeps the inside clean. Hostels are of good quality. Our hostel (Bayhouse Hostel) is very clean, has good facilities, bunkbeds with curtains and a helpfull host. Most […]
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Taiwan day 1-2: Hualien

Our first stop in Taiwan is Hualien. A city in the East next to the Philippine Sea. Close to Hualien is Toroko National Park, one of the prettiest national parks of Taiwan. Also the reason we came to Hualien. But today we checked out the city. Our hostel host recommended a-zone, an old industrial area […]
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Taiwan food trip 2018

We are going to Taiwan for a holiday. Join me on this food and travel trip! I will try to blog daily. Sharing all the delicious food and sights of Taiwan. Taiwan has a lot of delicious food. Have a look:Pre-fun or pre-stressI just finished packing and cooked everything from the fridge. It’s actually quite stressful […]
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Coming up: Lisbon trip 2018

I just came back from a Lisbon trip (that’s in Portugal). Tomorrow I will be sharing some restaurant tips and city tips. For now, enjoy these random photos. See you tomorrow!

Japan day 14: Lazy Bear birthday

It’s Lazy Bear’s birthday today! Hooray! Here is a drawn cake. Feeling lazy to blog. But we ate delicious fresh ramen noodles. Photo and story will come later. Tomorrow we will be going back home. Have a good Friday!

Japan day 13: knife and Kappabashi

Toshimi Saitou, chef of Yokohama Ramen Saito, suggested me to visit Kappabashi “Kitchen Town” in Tokyo. Lazy Penguin suggested to buy a good Japanese kitchen knife. So today’s mission: buy a knife in Kappabashi. The street is close to Ueno Station, this blog has a detailed story about the location. Today is Labor Day, so […]
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