Tag: Taipei

British Cartographer Tom Rook Draws One-of-a-Kind Map of Taipei City

British Cartographer Tom Rook’s hand-drawn map of Taipei is printed on high quality photo paper with a protective coating. It’s a one -of-a-kind souvenir for map lovers and lovers of Taiwan.

Interview with Heather Richards, An American Teacher in Taiwan

Today we’ve got an interview with Heather Richards, also known in the travel blogosphere as the Traveling Vanilla Bean. Heather is currently teaching at a local buxiban in Taipei City. Read on to find out how Heather got started on her path in Asia.

Event Recap: RTT Taiwan February Event at Elephant Mountain

“If these 70-year-olds can make it, so can we!” That is what was coming out of our mouths after less than five minutes of our trek up to Elephant Mountain. We knew it was going to be a lot of stairs, but we didn’t realize how hard that was actually going to be! It ended up…
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RTT Taiwan February Event: Elephant Mountain

  Still have things to cross off your “Things to do in Taipei” bucket list? I know I do. So for this month’s event, I’m taking us on a hike that’s right in the heart of our amazing city: Elephant Mountain. Elephant Mountain is just a short walk from the base of Taipei 101, …and…
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Celebrate an Arabian Christmas with Reach to Teach at Playing Lounge Bar

Playing Lounge Bar is known as the best place in Taiwan for shishas, hookahs, belly dance, cocktails, and fine food. Who needs Christmas movies, candy canes, and holiday caroling? I’d rather be with you all, cozying up at this chic bar over food, cocktails, and a belly dancing show! I can’t think of a better…
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Event Recap: RTT Taiwan October BBQ Event

Located among a myriad of Japanese restaurants, Hinomai Yakiniku was an awesome choice for our October Reach to Teach event! Unlike many restaurants, you have to take your shoes off before sitting down at your table. Our table was designed in traditional Japanese fashion on a raised platform with low ceilings; we had to crouch…
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Top 5 Places to Celebrate Halloween in Taipei

Wondering where to celebrate Halloween in Taipei? Although it might not be a traditional Chinese holiday, there is certainly no lack of opportunities to celebrate Halloween in Taipei.

RTT Monthly Event: BBQ Madness at Hinomai Yakiniku

Join us for BBQ at Hinomai Yakiniku in Taipei on October 22, 2011.