MOCATaipei: Visiting the Museum of Contemporary Art

For all the art lovers out there, another great museum in Taipei is the Museum of Contemporary Art. The museum is located right nex to to Zhongshan MRT station, so it’s really easy to get to and find. We took a visit their yesterday and were really impressed with the collection of work we found….

Is this still Taipei? Escaping to Yangmingshan

A few days ago some of us from Mono’tel took a day trip, with a couple of our guests, to the Yangmingshan national park. This scenic area is very beautiful and a real change of pace from the hustle and bustle of Taipei city life,  and it’s only 30 minutes bus ride away! We had…

Taipei Fine Arts Museum – Photography of Wang Hsin

One of the great attractions within walking distance of Mono’tel, is Taipei Fine Art Museum. The museum has loads to offer, with both contemporary and older work exhibited in a wide range of media. There is also a great library,  and a whole zone dedicated to children. Most of the museum is totally free to…

Valentine’s Day at Beitou Hot Springs

With Beitou so close to Mono’tel (only a short MRT ride away from the hostel) we decided Valentine’s Day was the perfect time for a trip to Beitou Hot Springs and the Thermal Valley! In the Beitou area there are over 16 certified hot springs, including an outdoor public hot spring, and an incredible geothermal…