City Guide: Taipei


Order a traditional breakfast at Fu Hang Soy Milk. Arrive early or prepare to queue for an hour. Order the fresh soy milk, and hot, fried Chinese donut (you tiao).

Grab lunch at the original Din Tai Fung

Shop Rao He Night Market (Pepper buns, Chinese herbal pork rib soup, deep fried salted egg yolk wrapped in taro paste).

Visit Wanderlust Cocktail and Shisha Bar or AKA Cafe for drinks.


Hike Elephant Mountain for the best view of Taipei 101.

Day trip to Jiufen to drink at charming old Taipei tea houses.

National Palace Museum for the biggest collection of Chinese antiquities in the world.


The boutiques and shops in Dong Qu.

Find a bargain in Wu Fen Pu.

Find beautiful pottery and ceramics at Yingge.

High end luxury in the malls and department stores of Xinyi District (Breeze, Shin Kong Mitsukoshi, Far Eastern Department Store).


A relaxing sleep and a natural hot spring soak at Villa 32.

We also love Amba Hotel and Hotel Proverbs.