TAIPEI my video

June 21, 2016 § Leave a comment

SHOT LIST

Light rail to Taipei Zoo.  Automatic train without a driver.

Sogo Department store

U2 clothing store – not associated with the Irish band.

Pedestrian crossing lights – speed up when time is short.

Private (semi legal) clothing for sale stall common outside any major shop not open.

Main Station Area.  New skyscraper now fills the empty air space with more on their way.

McDonalds TV ad featuring a local pop star and some kind of diet claim.

Chinese Opera features young women, noisy musical instruments, and a story.

Bushy-tailed squirrel at Peace Park (National Taiwan University Hospital MRT station).

Small kitten.

Inside a temple – i.e. Longshan Temple – a relaxing an interesting experience.

Liberty Square and Memorial Hall in distance.  Tiles have been changed or replaced.

Wok and Night Market food cooking

221 Peace Park – many photographs on display in memory of ‘victims’. Please visit.

Taiwan President campaigning for a re entry seat to the United Nations (2007).

 

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SHORT CLIPS – TAIPEI

September 18, 2015 § Leave a comment

Teen City – pop group tunes-up.

Seafood lunch at Teen City  (near McDonalds).

 

 

NEWSPAPER POLL – Best night market list

June 25, 2015 § Leave a comment

Taipei Times 25 June 2015

NIGHT MARKET LIST

EX-PATS – TIP TO CONSIDER

October 29, 2014 § Leave a comment

ChangAn East Road, Taipei.  October 2014.

ChangAn East Road, Taipei. October 2014.

Beware of grudges. Taipei Times story is warning for those who work outside the rules

CHEAP TAKE-AWAY – available everywhere

September 9, 2014 § Leave a comment

Vegetarians can avoid the lumps of chicken.  Keep pack upright to avoid spillage.

Vegetarians can avoid the lumps of chicken. Keep pack upright to avoid spillage.

Family Mart has English description or names on their products.  This was not the case at Seven-Eleven  Small Taiwan (green label) beer and curried chicken and rice take away for less than AUD $3.60   I have had a few of these – nice taste.

HUAXI STREET (Longshan Temple area, Taipei)

March 25, 2014 § Leave a comment

Not like the average corner store in Australia.

Not like the average corner store in Australia. View from Exit No.1 MRT at Longshan Temple station.

Note: Tourists should not venture down the narrow side streets in this area.  Women working there are quite aggressive with their sales tactics at present.

Best chicken and mushroom soup, NT $40

Best chicken and mushroom soup, NT $40

Toe nails clipped NT $200 (both feet).

Toe nails clipped NT $200 (both feet).

Hauxi Street arcade is within the night market area outside.

Huaxi Street arcade is within the night market area outside. PS Leave the Longshan Temple MRT via exit No.1

CHEAP EATS ‘Z’ MALL (Taipei Main Station area)

March 18, 2014 § Leave a comment

Taipei Monday

NT $40 has not changed in four years and is a lot better than NT $450 for a Pizza Hut version – which is larger with heaps of cheese.  The video explains how to find this tiny underground shop.

 

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