Baoan Temple

I visited the Dalongdong Baoan Temple 大龍峒保安宮 also known as the Taipei Baoan Temple 臺北保安宮 when I was in the Datong District in Taipei, Taiwan. The architecture and adornments are absolutely beautiful! The original temple which was a simple wooden structure was built in 1760. The temple was replaced in 1804, and through the centuries has been extended and improvements... Continue Reading →

The Grand Hotel

Looking for a place to stay when you visit Taipei, Taiwan? Check into The Grand Hotel (圓山大飯店). It's a true landmark located on Yuanshan (圓山) in the Zhongshan District. If you've ever flown into the  Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) you may have already caught a glimpse if this 14 story, golden tiled palace. It was the tallest... Continue Reading →

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