Nightlife in Taipei: 7 Best Nightlife Venues in Taipei

Looking for a place to experience the nightlife in Taipei and party all night long? Offering an awesome nightlife scene, one thing is for sure, Taipei has plenty of places to keep you entertained. Whether by its atmosphere, the type of music, its decoration, the drinks offered or the clientele (students, locals or foreigners), each club…Continue Reading “Nightlife in Taipei: 7 Best Nightlife Venues in Taipei”

Shopping in Taipei:  10 favorite places to go! – By Homey Hostel

Taipei is filled with endless new retail shops, local markets and shopping malls. What these entrepreneurs share is an interest in seeking a quality way of life, and the differences in their findings can be seen in what they sell. While shopping in Taipei for souvenirs to bring back home, don’t forget to chat with…Continue Reading “Shopping in Taipei: 10 favorite places to go! – By Homey Hostel”

11 Reasons to Live at a Hostel While Studying Abroad

Back in 2015, I spent a semester in Chengdu, Sichuan, China studying Chinese for four months, so living Taipei isn’t my first time  studying abroad. But honestly, these two experiences could not be more different. In Chengdu, I lived in a dorm and spent most of my time with my fellow American classmates, whereas in…Continue Reading “11 Reasons to Live at a Hostel While Studying Abroad”

When you think of a hostel, you usually think of backpackers or students looking for a place to socialize while they travel. What you don’t think of, however, are families. People tend to assume that hostels are not suitable for family trips – they cater too much to young partiers, they’re noisy, they’re unsafe, etc……Continue Reading “10 Reasons to Stay at a Hostel on Your Family Vacation”

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been on a mission to drink coffee at every café within two blocks of Homey Hostel. Now, a two block radius doesn’t seem that large… I mean, how many cafés can be less than 500m away? 10 at the most right? To my surprise, I discovered that there are…Continue Reading “The Best Cafés Less Than Two Blocks Away Part 1: Sit-Down Edition”