The Jade Market in Taichung is one of the most important tourist attractions in the city, not so much for what you can “see”, but mostly for what you can buy. The Jade Market is the place to go in Taichung to buy traditional Chinese gifts like tea and teapots, religious sculptures, caligraphy scrolls, paintings, […]
The Taichung Immigration Office has moved. Here is its new address and location. ARC and APRC can be processed here.
Why write a page about Air Pollution in Taichung? In case you didn’t know, air pollution in Taichung is seriously bad! So serious that my wife and I have decided to leave the city, and move our base down southeast in Manzhou Township, in beautiful and wild Kenting National Park – where the air quality […]
Where to rent a car in Taichung City? 2 convenient places to rent a car in Taichung, Taiwan, are Taichung International Airport and Taichung High Speed Rail (HSR) Station. The car rental agencies located there are used to deal with English-speaking travelers, and they usually have competitive rates. Another advantage to renting a car at one of these […]
Traveling between Taipei (in the northern part of Taiwan) and Taichung (in central Taiwan) is cheap, safe, and fast. The distance between the two cities is 138 kilometers (86 miles). Taipei to Taichung by Bus Approx. travel time: 2.5 hours Approx. cost: NT$250 The most convenient place to catch a bus is at the big […]
From Night Markets to Super Malls Shopping in Taichung, Taiwan can be fun if you know where to go. Some little-known places such as Yizhong Street and the two jade markets could also be listed as attractions for all the hustle and bustle they provide. Find the cheapest hotels and guesthouses in Taichung! I’ll also show you where to […]
We’ve got the lowdown on where to go shopping in TC, whether you’re looking for dresses, books, a tent, or ginger. Wether you are in Taichung for a day or two as a traveler, or a long-term expat who’s made TC your second home, you’ll appreciate the following list of places to shop in Taichung. […]
For the most comprehensive listing of Taichung restaurants + restaurant maps, make sure to get a copy of Compass Magazine as soon as you arrive in the city! This indispensable mag lists more than a hundred places to dine in the city. I’ve lived in Taichung since the year 2000, I’m a food maniac, and […]