Taipei Trip Part 2

Day 2 and 3 was more relaxing compare to the first day, we finally have a chance to visit some local attraction such as their natural hot springs. It’s only a short MRT ride before we arrived Xinbeitou station from the centre of Taipei. After a short walk from the station you will reach the Hot Spring Museum where you can learn about the history of hot spring.




We then headed to the Millennium Hot Spring, it is the only open outdoor public spa there. There are many other private hot spring and beauty treatment inside hotels at a dearer cost if you prefer that way, just remember to bring your swimmer and the longest soaking time is 15 mins each session to avoid from getting dizzy.




The last stop before we head to XiMenDing is Thermal Valley, it is an interesting and beautiful place given the amount of sulphurous steam this place produces.




Once we reach XiMenDing , we felt so grateful that finally we are here, feeling youthful again ! XiMenDing is well known for its fashion, many clubs, pubs and cinemas.


Love love love this place! don’t know which street it is but their pork ribs are so tender and flavoursome


Silken tofu with thousand years egg


Deep fried pork ribs rice noodle soup



Bitter melon juice with honey

After XiMenDing we went back to our hotel to take a nap before heading out for more delicious food.


Braised beef noodle soup


Garlic and chilli clams


6 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Food is our religion
    Dec 09, 2012 @ 21:49:54

    ohhh did you actually try the hot springs there? i tried my first one in New Zealand a month ago and it was so blissful!


    • obesebaby
      Dec 10, 2012 @ 10:24:51

      Yes we did it was a very interesting experience! because we are youngest in the place and constantly being watched and instructed by the oldies what to do hehe


  2. Christine @ Cooking Crusade
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 09:43:36

    What a great looking trip! I’ve never even seen thousand year old egg previously to this post but I had certainly heard of it before. Looks so interesting!! I wonder how they get it like that – pickling or something?


  3. Gaby
    Dec 11, 2012 @ 15:13:05

    Looks like you had lots of fun and great food! I’m jealous!


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