Hotel Review: Grand Formosa Regent Taipei

A member of the Four Seasons Hotel Group, the Grand Formosa Regent Taipei was the first hotel in Greater China to offer Pure Allergy Rooms. I requested to stay in one for several nights during a wonderful visit to that wonderful city in 2010. What I remember most was the sense of calm that I experienced …

Taipei Adventure: Part Three

Taiwanese Travelogue I ordered some type of noodles and dumplings. I can't remember what type, but they were both delicious. After paying, thanking the owner of the shop, and saying goodbye to him and his wife, I asked which direction my hotel was in. “Oh, it's very far from here,” the man said. “You can't …

Taipei Night Markets

The Chinese food served up in Taipei runs the gamut from extravagantly presented haute cuisine fit for an emperor to snacks targeted at the teeming masses. And interestingly enough, some of the tastiest morsels in town are not to be found in the elegant surroundings of five-star dining rooms, but rather in the unpretentious road-side …