The big party gatherings are not for you? Then come to our Homey Halloween Murder Night!Continue Reading "Homey Halloween Party – Best in Taipei!"
Warm yourself up with Hot Pot during the cold and rainy winter days in Taipei! Let us introduce our favorite place to go, not far from Homey Hostel.Continue Reading "Number 1 Hot Pot in Taipei"
Looking for a shopping destination? If you are into shopping clothes and are on a budget, then here’s a recommendation for you. Wufenpu is a whole district with small shops selling different kinds of fashion, usually a lot cheaper then the department stores. It’s also located near to Raohe Nightmarket, and a nice spot at the riverside, here is Homey’s half-day-trip suggestion for you!Continue Reading "Go Crazy Shopping Clothes in Wufenpu!"
You like Comic Art? Manga? Marvel? Then here’s something for you! The 2019 Taiwan Comic Art Festival will be held from Sep. 24 to Oct. 23. And of course, Homey Hostel is taking part in it!Continue Reading "Taiwan Comic Art Festival in Homey"
Join a social group in Taipei Unless you are traveling with family or friends, traveling in a foreign country can be very lonely and sometimes alienating. I guess Taipei is no different. My suggestion to join a social club in Taipei came out of my own situation. It was very reassuring to be able to connect with people that have the same interest as I do. In my case it was writing but it could be anything. Here are a few options available: Meetup.com…Continue Reading “Join a social group in Taipei”
One of the biggest reasons people come to Taipei, apart from visiting is that they are trying to study Chinese, our very own Homey hostel, is full of students(me included), hoping to become fluent in the artful tongue that is Chinese. I will list the four best ways you can use once in Taipei to make the most of your studies. 1. Go to school This is the most common and best way to study Chinese. It is also a big help if you come…Continue Reading “Study chinese in Taipei”
Things to do around Taipei main station Taiwan is a great example of the old meeting with the new. It isn’t uncommon to see a temple facing a mall, pagoda roofs towering above apartment buildings. Taipei is no exception to this, it’s probably where that happens the most since it’s the capital and probably the most modern city in Taiwan. This is why we will use Taipei main station as our central point of focus. Q Square Mall Is the first thing to around…Continue Reading “Things to do around Taipei Main Station”
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 and bar that we present in this article is unique. Various theme nights or events are organized in clubs and bars like the famous Ladies Nights which takes place every…Continue Reading “Nightlife in Taipei: 7 Best Nightlife Venues in Taipei”
I don’t know about you, but one of my greatest difficulties while traveling is finding a good way to get a work out in. Often, I’m caught in the dilemma of whether I even should work out… On one hand, I’m on vacation and thus deserve a chance to relax, but on the other hand, I’m often eating so much food that my body starts to crave physical activity. When you’re in a new city, however, it can be hard to find good options to…Continue Reading “How to Work Out in Taipei Without Having To Pay”
I’ve already said that the Riverside Park system is one of my favorite things about Taipei, but with a Riverside this extensive, it can be hard to decide which is the best portion to hit up if you only have a little bit of time. In this post, I’ll offer you 12 interesting suggestions of where to go and what to do along the Riverside. Starting from the south end of the Riverside… 1. Taipei Zoo and the Maokong Gondola Located at the southern terminus…Continue Reading “Raving About Taipei’s Riverside Part 2: Where to Go and What to Do”