Taipei - Eat, Play, Love (Food)

Interestingly, the street foods in Taipei seemed to be reasonably cheap and tasted good. Even though their Taiwanese food was popular, we were so tempted by the wide variety of Japanese cuisine available. They are really value for money! It's a pity we didn't get to try more popular food when we were there. However, we'll plan another trip again! Taiwan, I'll be back for more! ;)

Specialty rice dumpling.
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Chives pan-fried bun
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Black pork Taiwanese sausage
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Oyster Mee Sua
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Spicy Hotpot (麻辣火鍋)
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Street food - Cold chicken pack
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 Street food - 滷味
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Matcha red bean crepe
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Street food - 水煎包
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滷肉飯
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高記蟹黃小籠包
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Glass noodles with chicken
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Spicy wanton
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Smoothie House 思慕昔 Super Mango snowflake ice with mango ice cream
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Agnes b cafe- Pineapple drink & Rose cafe latte
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Squid ramen at Eslite food court
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Thai Salmon salad
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Breakfast - carrot cake, sandwich and egg biscuit
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Pork bento set at 金瓜石
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Handmade taro, sweet potato and green tea balls
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Danish burger for breakfast
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Egg biscuit with pork
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Street food - Quail eggs at Old Street
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Street food - Fried pork cutlet
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Street food - 大腸包小腸
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Street food - Grilled flavoured scallops
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Herbal pork soup
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Street food - 麻辣涼麵
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Street food - Honey bittergourd juice
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Japanese food at Shin Kong Mitsuobushi food court
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Convenient store drinks - Milk coffee and milk tea
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Famous Le Yi pineapple tarts
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Taipei- Eat, Play, Love (Scenery)

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Some people just didn't believe that I've not been Taiwan. I've requested my spouse to bring me to Taipei on several occasions but he just brushed it away and said that there is nothing much in Taipei to see. >_<

So the opportunity came when I was discussing about travelling with a colleague, D. She travels to Japan, Korea and Taiwan every other year and is very familiar with these countries. So I 'bugged' her to bring me to Taipei. We started sourcing for cheap airfares, accommodation and I left the itinerary planning to her.

Finally, the long awaited day came and we left for our holiday. Yippee! However, this trip was not totally smooth sailing. Our Scoot flight to Taipei was delayed for about 1.5hours before it took off in the early morning. Then our Airbnb host was late for about 2.5hours! We were already so tired after our red-eye flight. And in the middle of the holiday, I was taken ill! Urrghh! So upsetting!

Fortunately, due to her good planning, we covered those interesting places. I had a great time trying out their foods, did some sight-seeing and did a lot of buying. Needless to say, I'll be back to Taiwan again...in the future! Thank you D!

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Long Shan Temple
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Heritage and Culture Education Centre of Taipei
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Shida Night Market
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Theatre
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Chang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
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Change of guards at Chang Kai-shek Memorial Hall at every hour.
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Taipei 101
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At 金瓜石Jinguashi Gold Ecological Park
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Jiufen (九份)
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Special road box for motor vehicles
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At 淡水老街 Danshui Old Street
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淡水
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淡水to view the beautiful sunset.
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士林夜市Shilin Night Market
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