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…

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…