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Taiwan: Your Dream Vacation Comes True!

By Navneet MendirattaBefore I landed in Taiwan, I had heard of it as the land of lush green mount...

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My Perfect Day (Week) In Taiwan

Hit a clubTake the MRT (Kaohsiung)See a temple (Alishan) Witness Taroko's pristine waterGo to the...

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SOGO Kaohsiung
No.217, Sandou 3 Rd., Qianzhen Dist., Kaohsiung
Eluanbi
Eluan Road, Hengchun Township, Pingtung
Fo Guang Shan Monastery
No.153, Xingtian Rd.,Dashu Dist., Kaohsiung 84010


Taoyuan
In search of Taiwan's nightlife, I made my way to Taoyuan, a county neighboring Taipei. For movement within and around Taipei, I used the Taipei MRT (subway system), which is very modern and extremely efficient. In Taoyuan, I entered a Filipino night club called 'Thai Ok' and to be fair it was quite seedy! But otherwise, Taiwan has a pretty good and fun nightlife.
Hualien
Once very isolated and home to a substantial portion of Taiwan's aborigine population, Hualien is now a popular tourist destination, though there are many off-the-beaten-path treasures to discover. It will take at least three days to see some of the best sights Hualien has to offer. When I used to visit, I would stay at the artsy and friendly Formosa Backpackers Hostel, located near the Hualien Train Station. The hostel owners speak English and provide ample suggestions for what to do. There are also numerous maps available.

Trips and Itineraries for Kaohsiung

My first landing point in Taiwan was Kaohsiung which is actually a business hub....

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Hit a club Take the MRT (Kaohsiung) See a temple (Alishan) Witness Taroko's pristine water Go to the city at dusk (Kaohsiung) Visit a night market (Taipei) Eat takoyaki Go to Alishan Visit Taipei 101 Walk down the streets of Taipei at night Eat from a toilet bowl Get off at Formosa to see this (Kaohsiung) See the sunset on the beach (Kaohsiung) Eat guava Visit Chiang Kai-Shek's Memorial (Taipei) See the view from Taipei 101 Explore Chiang Kai-Shek's Memorial Admire Hanshen at night (Kaohsiung) See Taroko Be impressed by Tarok (again) See Lugang's annual lantern festival See more lanterns (Lugang) Taiwan is a small, but extensive country; travel from the capitol city, Taipei in four hours on the bullet train down to the second largest city, Kaohsiung....

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No.217, Sandou 3 Rd., Qianzhen Dist., Kaohsiung
Jinping, Shantou, Guangdong, China
There is much controversy about the highest dam in the world. Some think it is the Rogun dam in Tajikistan, which is also listed as the highest dam in the world. However, that was only the projected height of the dam till 1993, when it was destroyed in a flood. Post that, the dam is still in its construction stage. Thus, it is actually the Jinping-I dam, built in 2014, which is the highest dam in the world. It has a 305-meter tall arch and is a major source of energy for industrialization, urbanization etc.The fact that the impoundments of the Jinping-I dam have allegedly been linked to a series of earthquakes is another reason that arouses mystery and interest around the dam.How to reach: You can visit the Jinping-I Dam by going to the Sichuan Province, where the dam is. 
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