Category Archives: Places in Taiwan

Trip down to the south of Taiwan , Kenting

kenting-map (sheila, 2014)

If you are thinking about relaxing on the beach , and like to view of the white sandy beach, then you have to put this wonderful place in your Taiwan travel list. Kenting is Located in Pingtung county, a beautiful city in southern Taiwan. Kenting is a popular, enchanting holiday destination popular among travellers.

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Kenting has good weather year-round, except typhoon season in the summer. Otherwise, Kenting is usually full of the tourists. Why? Because the weather in kenting is warm tropical weather, even in the winter time is not cold at all.

Where must go in Kenting?

There are few places you must see in Kenting, such as Baisha Beach (Baishawan) 白沙灣, Sail Rock 船帆石, Kenting Beach 墾丁海水浴場, Eluanbi Lighthouse 鵝鑾鼻燈塔…etc.

xnanwan-kenting-beach_jpg_pagespeed_ic_m5v7Ku9nS8Baisha Beach, this bech is one of My favorite beach. The sand in Baisha beach is White, very lovely. It’s located about 5 km away from Kenting. The beach is quite big and long, also very clean.

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Sail Rock, It’s a famous landmark in Kenting National Park, the Sail Rock is the result of a large piece of rock that has broken off from the coastal cliff nearby. As you can see the picture, there is a such as a head, it made by nature.

 

 

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 (CT, 2015)

 

 

 

Eluanbi Lighthouse, Eluanbi Park is located at the southern tip of Taiwan and part of Kenting National park. It’s another landmark of Kenting.

 

 

 

 

There are also bar, clubs, night market in Kenting, so you won’t be bored at night time.

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Another thing I want to mention is that, if you want to travel around in Kenting, you’d better rent a motorcycle because you don’t want to  stuck in traffic.

There are more things that you can do in Kenting, I’d like to show you in the video below.

How amazing Kenting is.

 

 

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*Taipei 101*

 

Every country has their own landmarks, so do Taiwan. In Taiwan, there are few popular landmarks you should visit. For example, Chiang Kai Memorial Hall, National Palace Museum, Longshan Temple, Sun Moon Lake, and Taipei 101. Today, I’m going to introduce the one of highest building in the world, Taipei 101.

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Taipei 101, also called Taipei World Financial Center – is one of the most popular landmark in Taiwan. Taipei 101 is located in Taipei, the capital of Taiwan. It was the tallest green building in the world from 2004 to 2010, but now it’s about 4th tallest building in the world.

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View of Taipei 101, (SnarkyNomad, 2013)

 

Taipei 101 is not only have business office in the building , but also restaurant, night club, Café, Luxurious shops from around the world…etc.

You can see the chart which I made below to know what is actually in the building:

Taipei 101

parking lots B2 to B4
shopping centers B1 to the 4th floor
banks and financial centers 5th floor
business offices 6th floor to the 80th floor
VIP Club 85th floor
restaurants 86th floor to the 88th floor
viewing area of Taipei City 89th floor
outdoor viewing area 91st floor
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Taipei 101 fireworks (KIMIKO, 2016)

 

Another thing I want to share with you is that If you visit Taiwan around New years, You must go Taipei 101. In New York, you must go Time Square for New Year Eve, In Taiwan, You must go to Taipei 101. Why? Because there will be a concern with all the famous artists and the amazing fireworks in Taipei 101. You can enjoy the time with thousand of  people and count down the time together.

 

Where is Taipei 101?

Address: No.45,Shihfu Rd,Sinyi District,Taipei City, Taiwan

You could take MRT(blue line) from Taipei station to Taipei City Hall Station.

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Take bus from Taipei station towards to Taipei 101

Business hour:

Mall
Sunday – Thursday: from 11:30am – 22:00pm
Friday, Saturday and the day before any public holiday: 11:00am – 22:00pm