Where to Stay in a Boutique Hotel in Taipei – Mai Hotel Review

Where to stay in Boutique Hotel Taipei Mai Hotel

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Happy New Year! have you plan any of your trip in 2017 yet? I’m still Floating in space after a long holiday!! Anyways, as a new year start, my trips are fully filled in the upcoming year before June! so looking forward to it!!

So, let’s start the first post of 2017,  I would like to date back a review of my last business trip since Oct in Taipei. As said it was a business trip however I went there 2 days in advance to wander around and look for some great stuff to share with you. So let’s start from where I stay!

I used to look for some decent hotel which won’t cost much so I could save my pocket for shopping and food. Anyways, here is one of the highly recommend hotel – Mai Hotel. It is located in Zhongshan district with a wide variety of food and spa nearby. It takes only 5 mins walk to Zhongshan station and 20 mins walk to Ningxia Night market. It just located perfectly and the most important is not pricey. Tt cost less than HK$690 / night (USD $90). So let’s see why I think this is a 5 star recommendation if you are planning on a budget trip to Taiwan!

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The Unique Cafe in Tainan, Narrow Door Cafe Review

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Narrow is a Door to heaven, 

Few will find it,

but those who do will find great joy and happiness for eternity.

Due to my last business trip, I visited Tainan last week. As usual, I would not miss any opportunity to look for some interesting spot while I was away from home. Narrow Door Cafe is one of the Cafe where I marked on my must go list.

The name of the Cafe is already interesting enough for me to visit them. If you have ever been to Taiwan, you might find Tainan is quite different from Taipei. There aren’t any tall buildings but small stores and alley. If I need to use only a word to describe Tainan, Old city would suits the best. A little background of the Narrow Door cafe, it was originally owned by a doctor during the Japanese occupation era, then it has been taken over by the owner of Narrow door cafe in 1999. Thus the cafe looks so rustic and have retain what it had since constructed.

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