Taipei’s a great city to go to, especially coming from Hong Kong, as it makes a great 3-4 day trip. But compared to Hong Kong, everything is so much cheaper there… food, nightclub, transportation etc. Actually I was very surprised by how much more country side it was compared to Hong Kong. I can’t wait to go back to Taipei soon.
But one thing for sure, I won’t be going back during Chinese New Year. This trip was back in 2012 end of January, and because Taiwanese people were also celebrating Chinese New Year, most of the stores there were closed! In fact, it was frigid and it was constantly raining, so it made everything worse. The weather was always gloomy as well. Continue reading Chinese New Year in Taipei