Golden Week travels: Taipei – Part 3

Having done most stuff I had pencilled in, Sunday morning I decided to go to the zoo. Apparently this is the biggest zoo in Asia. I do not usually frequent zoos (I have not been to the Beijing one, as I think I would be a little sad going there),  but I was impressed with…

Golden Week travels: Taipei – Part 2

Saturday morning was grey, but the weather cleared up later. On my list of things to do, I had covered most of what I had read was worth seeing. I checked the cinema times and there was a showing of the horror film The Nun showing later in the day. This was released in early September…

Golden Week travels: Taipei – Part 1

There are two major holidays in the Chinese calendar – Spring Festival (Chinese New Year) is the main one. This changes each year, but usually it falls sometime in January or February. The other holiday, so-called ‘golden week’, is now – the first week of October. This usually coincides with National Day holiday, which is…