Cycling from Xindian (新店) to Tamsui (淡水): A Photo Blog

A few months ago I decided to cycle from Xindian to Tamsui on YouBike. Why? I’m not particularly sure. Maybe because it’s about the furthest you can get on the metro. And you can effectively follow the riverside bike path the whole way. Or maybe it’s because I was bored.

Elephant Mountain (象山): Taipei’s most popular hike

If you’ve read pretty much any review site, blog or guide to Taipei, you’ll find a hike up Elephant Mountain is usually in the top 3 things people recommend you to do – often taking the top spot.