Mostly for convenience because our flight to Bangkok (and then onward to Hanoi) left very early the next morning, we chose to stay our last night in Taiwan in the city of Taoyuan which is close to the airport. Jesse chose our hotel because it was in town, but also very close to the night […]Read More A surprisingly fun time in Taoyuan
When we were researching online and asking friends and family what we should do in Taiwan beyond visiting Taipei, a unanimous suggestion was always to go visit the Taroko Gorge in Hualien county to take in some of Taiwan’s beautiful natural landscapes on the Pacific coast. So that’s where we headed next. We were warned […]Read More Touring Taroko Gorge and Hualien
Next up for us was to take one of Taiwan’s high speed trains down to the southwest coast and visit Tainan, Taiwan’s oldest city. The decision to visit Tainan came a little bit on a whim, mainly because I was told by another mother in Toronto who was originally from Taiwan that if she could […]Read More Feeling at home in Tainan
Spending a week in Taipei with my mother and sister was a wonderful way to start our vacation. We knew the kids would need some time to adjust to the 12 hour time difference (as would we!) so having some familiar faces and extra hands was a huge help to us. Jesse also very much […]Read More Family time in Taipei
We are back on the travel circuit but this time with 2 kiddos in tow. For those who didn’t already know, we have decided to take advantage of our parental leave time off and travel for 12 weeks together as a family. Our first stop is Taiwan where we will be joining PoPo (my mother) […]Read More Chanmans take flight!