Leofoo Resort

Leofoo Village Trip [bordered]

Room with a View

Our children had a fabulous time during our family adventure to Leofoo Resort in Hsinchu County. The resort’s main attraction is the fantastic view guests have of the hotel’s courtyard. Inside are seven different kinds of animals: giraffes, rhinoceroses, zebras, lemurs, goats, flamingos, and tortoises.
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Hukou Blogger Meet-up


Over the weekend I had the distinct honor and pleasure of attending a Taiwan Blogger meet-up hosted by MJ Klein in the lovely town of Hukou in Hsinchu County. Several bloggers attended the event, it was a nice mix of the heavyweights and welterweights of the English-language Taiwan Blogsphere. Full reports are available from Michael Turton, David Reid, Carrie Marshall, and David Edwards. Also in attendance were Mark Forman, Andres Yu along with his lovely wife Karen, friend Jerry, and cousin Becky, Carrie’s fiancé John, and David[Edwards]’s girlfriend Catherine.

Looking forward to the next one!

UPDATE: Mark made a video of the event available here.


Cathy, her sister, and myself spent a rainy afternoon in Neiwan on Sunday. Neiwan is a small community east of Hsinchu. While driving there we caught a glimpse of the train on the Hsinchu – Neiwan route packed with people going to the same destination as we were:


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