[Fragriver in Taiwan] Something related to Museums, History and Bookstore

Instead of going to Yangmingshan National Park as planned, I decided to visit a couple of museums in Taipei last Sunday. If I have to say what has impressed me the most in Taiwan, it should be Taiwanese’s flair and enthusiasm for running museums. Taiwanese has museum for hot springs, museum for specific event, memorial museums for […]

[Fragriver in Taiwan] Tamsui & Beitou: A day trip for Taiwanese movie fans

Tamsui (淡水) and Beitou (北投)are surely among the top travel destinations that you may find in almost every travel guidebook for Taipei. However, the most important reason that makes me interested in these places should be these places’ appearance in my favorite Taiwanese movies. Therefore, last Friday, I decided to take a trip to both Tamsui and […]

[Fragriver in Taiwan] A day around the Western part of Taipei

I came to Dadaocheng on Tuesday morning. After finishing the placement test on Monday, we have a free week to do whatever we want before having the first class on the next Monday. Then I decided to take a bus (Bus 282) from the main entrance of NCCU to Yuan Huan (Chong Qing). Right when […]

[Fragriver in Taiwan] National Chengchi University

It’s time to write something about the university where I am about to learn Mandarin Chinese for the next three months. National Chengchi University (國立政治大學), as its name Chengchi (which means “politics”) may suggest, is among the most prestigious universities in Taiwan, specializing in arts and humanities, social sciences, management, politics, and international affairs. It […]