Category Archives: Travel diary

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.

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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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