There’s much to love about central Zhongshan, and it isn’t just because it once was Taipei’s centre for business and pleasure. Glamorous hotels, international dining, and large shopping centres may still grace the district, but it is the winding alleys full of boutique stalls and cafes that make this place perfect for a day of moseying about. From Japanese sites of yesteryear, to hidden hubs of art and entertainment, Zhongshan can cater to all interests. Here’s my top 10 alternative spots of areas predominantly west of Zhongshan and Shuanglian MRT station.
National Taiwan University is no doubt beautiful, but have you discovered everything it has to offer? Housed in some of the oldest historical buildings, NTU museums are open to the public, and free!
I was very fortunate to be given a half-day tour as a parting gift from my old workmates. Ahh bless! Such a thoughtful present – and of which has been put to good use! So on a sunny day, what more do you want and need than to see the sea and the mountains all in a day? Continue reading