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Old 05-12-2007, 09:02 PM   #8866
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Hi guys.. I remember reading somewhere in this thread got contact of recommended personal tour guide @ hua lian and tai zhong but can't seem to find it due to the so many pages.

who got the contact can post here again mah for the benefit of others as well?

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Old 06-12-2007, 10:11 AM   #8867
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If I want to call back sg from taiwan, is it very expensive? got those prepaid calling card I can buy here and bring to taiwan to use? those type call local number and then they help to connect type. If use roaming so expensive. Thx.
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Old 06-12-2007, 11:43 AM   #8868
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If I want to call back sg from taiwan, is it very expensive? got those prepaid calling card I can buy here and bring to taiwan to use? those type call local number and then they help to connect type. If use roaming so expensive. Thx.
Anyone tried starhub digital voice in Taiwan? Is it stable?
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Old 06-12-2007, 01:22 PM   #8869
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Hualien Cabies
Mr. Lu Lai-fu - (0)928-569-081
Mr. Zhuang (0)932-142-590
Mr. Chen Guang-fa - (0)937-167-779, (0)(3)861-1353, (0)(3)856-6895

For Calls to Singapore just buy a international calling card from the EEC shop at the Taipei CITY Mall (Sec 12) Underground shopping Mall behind the Taipei main Station .It costs NTD155 for the NT300 card and you can talk for about 1.5 hrs.The MKY card. Roaming and prepaid cards cost a bomb!!
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Old 07-12-2007, 04:57 PM   #8870
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Some Taipei city tours will bring you to this shop selling pineapple tart.
http://www.taiwan-vigor.com.tw/front/bin/home.phtml

There is another shop at Jiufen selling good pineapple tart.
http://www.lecake.com.tw/
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Old 07-12-2007, 07:38 PM   #8871
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Hualien Cabies
Mr. Lu Lai-fu - (0)928-569-081
Mr. Zhuang (0)932-142-590
Mr. Chen Guang-fa - (0)937-167-779, (0)(3)861-1353, (0)(3)856-6895

For Calls to Singapore just buy a international calling card from the EEC shop at the Taipei CITY Mall (Sec 12) Underground shopping Mall behind the Taipei main Station .It costs NTD155 for the NT300 card and you can talk for about 1.5 hrs.The MKY card. Roaming and prepaid cards cost a bomb!!
Thanks.

I'm going from 14-22 dec, 1st 3 days in Kaoshiung, staying over at fo guang shan, then following guided tour all the way to taipei. Anyway, should I buy stuff in Kaoshiung or just go taipei for shopping? Anyone recently change money? Whats the rate like?

TIA
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Old 07-12-2007, 11:59 PM   #8872
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TS hotel , got safe box and fridge and bath tub ?
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Old 08-12-2007, 01:09 AM   #8873
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TS hotel , got safe box and fridge and bath tub ?
Just enquiry with them. Rooms fully booked alr. Anyone other budget hotels with broadband and safe to recommend?
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Old 08-12-2007, 04:42 AM   #8874
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Cool A great Taiwan Guide

juz wanna share this website..

quite a detailed guide to places in Taiwan.. and the popular pineapple tarts stores...

http://taipeibucket.wordpress.com/2007/10/22/misc/
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Old 09-12-2007, 12:56 AM   #8875
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hi,

isst wise n convenient to rent a car to travel ard in a grp of 5?
o better to take train ard?
be in taipei on 7th jan for a 7 days trip.
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Old 09-12-2007, 01:25 AM   #8876
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where to book hotel thru website or agency which one offer better rates?

thank you
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Old 09-12-2007, 01:30 AM   #8877
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TS hotel , got safe box and fridge and bath tub ?
i asked about the safe.
no safe. you can leave your important stuffs like laptop with the counter.
anyway, http://www.gordongoh.fotopic.net/c990239_1.html
think its Superior Suites
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Old 09-12-2007, 09:51 AM   #8878
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i asked about the safe.
no safe. you can leave your important stuffs like laptop with the counter.
anyway, http://www.gordongoh.fotopic.net/c990239_1.html
think its Superior Suites
how abt fridge?
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Old 09-12-2007, 02:37 PM   #8879
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Thanks.

Anyone recently change money? Whats the rate like?

TIA
I've just went ard asking.. Lucky plaza and Chinatown.. but the rate is quite low.. SGD $1 = NTD 21.5 or 21.58 the highest..

anyone had exchange with a higher rate? can share where u go?
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Old 09-12-2007, 06:20 PM   #8880
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Tiramisho just posted these: All good but close to Taipei Station NOT Ximenting.

CityInn 新驛旅店
http://www.gocityinn.com/
100台北市中正區懷寧街7號
No.7, Huaining St., Jhongjheng District, Taipei 100
Tel: +886 (2) 2314-8008
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Miyi Hotel 名邑旅店
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台北市中正區漢口街一段4號
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Taipei One Star Hotel
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