Sunday, October 28, 2012

Taiwan Trip Itinerary

MingLi managed to book the AirAsia flight ticket at RM436 to Taiwan early this year in February. We had also booked a driver from Day 2 to Day 5.

Day 1
Upon arrival in TaoYuan International Airport at 3pm, head to Taichung by bus and Taxi. Check in Fengjia accommodation. Dinner at Fengjia night market (逢甲夜市).

Day 2
Driver fetch us to Xitou Monster Village (溪頭妖怪村). Proceed to Jiji Train Station (集集) and CheCheng (车埕). Finally check in Sun Moon Lake hotel and dinner.

Day 3
Boat trip in Sun Moon Lake (日月潭). Later, transfer to Puli town (埔里) to visit Taiwan Paper (廣興紙寮). Then check in Cingjing accommodation. Visit to Sheep farm (青青草原) and Switzerland Garden (小瑞士花园) in Cingjing.

Day 4
Morning at Hehuan mountain (合歡山) to visit WuLing (武嶺), then proceed to journey in Taroko (太鲁阁国家公园). Evening check in to Chishingtan accommodation (七星潭). Dinner at ZhiChiang Night Market (自强夜市).

Day 5
Depart from Hualien to Taipei. Visit YeLiu (野柳地质公园). Transfer to Golden Waterfall (黃金瀑布) and Jiufen (九份). Check in Taipei hotel. Bye to our Driver.

Day 6
Free and easy at own leisure in Taipei. Take MRT to Chiang Kai Shek Memorial Hall. Proceed to Taipei Train Station for 铁路便当 Lunch and Taipei Underground Street. Stopped at Nangang station for 几米. Then Wufenpu and Raohe night market.

Day 7
Visit to Discovery Center of Taipei (台北探索馆) and Taipei 101. Lunch at DingTaiFung in 101. Passby Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall to Mr.J Restaurant for afternoon tea. Proceed to Eslite Bookstore. Shopping at Ximending.

Day 8
Passby Ximen RedHouse (西門紅樓), then visit Shilin Garden. Proceed to Beitou for Hotspring bath. Then go to Danshui. Dinner at Shilin Night Market. Back to Ximending for shopping.

Day 9
Visit to Longshan temple and back to Ximending. Head to airport in noon.

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Promotional Gift from Taiwan Tourism

Still have 2 more weeks to Taiwan.

We requested the Taiwan Promotional Gift 2012 from Taiwan Tourism. We were given Night Market Coupons only:

Some brochures about the Taiwanese aborigines:

We actually wanted the Formosa Aboriginal Culture Village free entrance ticket but should be out of stock already :(

Given a Taiwan map with 4 major cities - Taipei, Taichung, Tainan and Kaoshiung.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Online Survey to PayPal

Another round receiving balance from Online Survey ^^

Accumulating more credits to try buying CD/books from YesAsia/eBay online :)

Cheque from Online Survey
Voucher from Online Survey
Online Survey Gift Voucher
Online Survey PayPal

Saturday, October 06, 2012

Mid Autumn Festival at Thean Hou Temple

Last weekend was helping at a charity event, and found out there's a Tanglung competition in Thean Hou temple.

The contestants were quite creative~

There were tanglung & candles giving away for all visitors:

The head of the deer still can move~

This castle is surrounded with a movable roller coaster!

The typical Mid Autumn:

Rabbit decoration:

Squid decoration, tail of the squid still can move~

Swinging rabbit: