Jeonju Hanok Village Weekend Getaway

Three months ago when we took the train down to Guryegu for hiking, we saw many people getting off in this station called Jeonju, and they were all looking very excited about it. I was intrigued by it and did some quick google search on that place, and I’m glad I did that. Jeonju has over 800 traditional Korean Hanok houses clustered in one area, and it’s a great place for a weekend getaway. But we couldn’t immediately arrange for a visit because we have already had a travel plan in November and December so, it would have to be in January. Continue reading “Jeonju Hanok Village Weekend Getaway”

Day Trip to Maokong and Taipei Zoo

The next morning after breakfast at the hotel, we took the Wenhu Line from Zhongshan Junior High School station to Taipei Zoo station. The ride was about 20 minutes with the cost of NT$ 24 paid with the Easy card. Two months ago when Adam visited us for a hike in Jirisan, he gave us the Easy Card as he no longer needed it. Besides paying for the metro with the card, we also used it to pay for the Maokong Gondola ride and the entrance fees for the Taipei Zoo. Continue reading “Day Trip to Maokong and Taipei Zoo”