Monthly Archives: October 2012

Where to go for Thai food in Tainan, Taiwan

Just beside the elegant Tayih Landis in Tainan, Taiwan, you can go for Thai food at a resto in the huge department store beside the hotel. Deviate from the Chinese food, and have a taste of some spicy Thai cuisine. … Continue reading

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Paper arts- Taiwan style

While in Taichung, my group had a side trip at the Puli Paper factory located at 22 Lung Sheng Road, Section 2 in Pu-li, NanTau Hsien, Taiwan  (info@puli-paper.com).   This paper shop has a museum to educate young school children … Continue reading

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Street foods in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

On a recent business trip to Taiwan, I went to a night market near our hotel to just catch a glimpse of the street life.  I checked in at the Han-Shien International Hotel located in Kaohsiung City after a railway … Continue reading

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Do you know what is in your hot pot?

So I’ve featured shabu-shabu or hot pot restaurants in my previous blogs… Did you not even wonder how these processed foods are manufactured before they reach your hot pot? I must admit I did not know that the “fresh” pork … Continue reading

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Taipei 101

Let’s do The Tango I stayed at The Tango Hotel-Xinyi,  a modern hotel right in the heart of Taipei. It is strategically located in the busy city, just a few minutes away the Taipei 101 tower, row of commercial stores … Continue reading

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Elias, Home of Filipino Dining

Probably named after one of the characters of Jose Rizal’s Noli Me Tangere, here is a fine dining for Filipino Dishes — called Elias. We dined at the Bonifacio High Street Central in Taguig… . Crispin at Basilio — Tokwat … Continue reading

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Close Encounter with the Whale Sharks of Oslob, Cebu

The whale sharks locally known as “Butanding” can be found just about 15 to 20 meters away from the shore. Unlike in Donsol, Sorsogon where they were first made a tourist attraction, Butandings in Oslob are not hard to find. … Continue reading

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