Articles By

Nick Kembel

What to Eat at Tonghua (Linjiang Street) Night Market in Taipei

Tonghua Street Night Market (通化街夜市), also known as Linjiang Street Night Market (臨江街觀光夜市), is considered one of the top night ...
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30+ Things to Do in Hualien (besides Taroko Gorge!)

As you’ve most likely already heard, a massive earthquake struck Hualien on the east coast of Taiwan on April 3, ...
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Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in December 2024

According to the tourist arrival numbers, December is the most popular month of the year to visit Taiwan. Does that ...
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Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in November 2024

November is one of my personal favorite months of the year to visit Taiwan. It almost never rains, and the ...
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Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in October 2024

October 2024 will mark the two-year anniversary of Taiwan finally reopening to tourists after the COVID-19 pandemic! Since then, Taiwan ...
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Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in September 2024

September is the final month of summer in Taiwan, but with average temperatures a few degrees lower than July and ...
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Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in August 2024

August in Taiwan is characterized by hot & sweaty days. Along with July, it is the peak of summer in ...
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Visiting Taipei & Taiwan in July 2024

Ready for some serious heat? July in Taiwan is the hottest and sunniest month of the year. Be prepared to ...
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Longshan Temple: How to Pray for Love at Taipei’s Top Temple

Longshan Temple is indisputably the most famous temple in Taipei city, Taiwan. And it’s not just a tourist-trap, either. Locals ...
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Visiting Taipei and Taiwan in June 2024

June marks the end of spring rains and beginning of summer in Taiwan. Temperatures and humidity soar to levels that ...
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30+ Fun (and surprising!) Facts about Taiwan

If you’ve spent any time on this site or my nickkembel site, you may have noticed that I’ve got a ...
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24 Things that Taiwan is Famous For (D’you know them all?)

It wasn’t long ago that people around the world knew very little about Taiwan. I say this from personal experience. ...
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