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Taipei Day Two Part 1: Taipei 101

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The weather is so hot and humid today! But nevertheless, i still enjoyed myself.

I have given my whole afternoon to Taipei 101.

Before i start on Taipei 101, I’m going to have my brunch first. Super hungry.

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Egg Benedict

Brunch of the day… Egg Benedict and my favourite tea, Princess Darjeeling at TWG. 

Two perfectly, beautifully poached eggs covered with Hollandaise sauce, sitting on top of the thick slices of Turkey ham.

A protein-dish to start the day.

TWG Tea Salon
Address: No.45 Shifu Road Xinyi District Level 5-01 Taipei City 110 Taiwan
Contact: 02-8789-1837
Opening Hours: 11:00 to 21:30 Sunday to Thursday | 11:00 to 22:00 Friday & Saturday


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Taipei 101 is the iconic skyscraper located in Xinyi District. 

This magnificent building is designed in the form of a pagoda and comprised of 101 levels above ground, with five basement levels. It’s architecture, beside being detailed and modern, also withstand earthquakes and typhoons.

The first five floors of the building are luxury retail outlets. Food court and various restaurants are located at the basement.

The Observatory Decks are on level 88 and 89, with an outdoor deck on level 91, offering excellent 360 degree view of the city.

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Taipei 101
Address: No. 7 Section 5 Xinyi Road, Xinyi District, Taipei City 110, Taiwan
Contact: 02-8101-8800
Opening Hours: 09:00 to 22:00 Monday to Sunday
(Closing time for ticket sales and entrance at 21:15)
General Ticket Price: NT$500
Website: http://www.taipei-101.com.tw/en/index.aspx


Mission accomplished! Now, it’s time for high tea.

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Oh my god, look at the queue! I need to wait for at least an hour just to get a table for one. Crazy.

But not to worry, i already went and took a queue number before heading up to the Observatory Decks. Hehe.

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One must not forget to patronize this famous restaurant that serves that best broth-filled dumplings here in Taiwan.

That is ‘Ding Tai Fung’ – the master of Xiao Long Bao.

Actually, i am still quite full from my brunch. But who cares? Just order!

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Steamed Pork Dumplings

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Steamed Vegetable and Pork Dumplings

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Oriental Wantons with Black Vinegar & Chilli Oil

A lot of food for one right? I think so too. I could not finish all of it.

All the food were superb, fresh and top-notched.

The level of service is second to none. I’m greatly impressed by the friendliness and attentiveness of the staffs. 

Ding Tai Fung
Address: Basement 1F No.45 Shifu Road Xinyi District Taipei City 110 Taiwan
Contact: 02-8101-7799
Opening Hours: 11:00 to 21:30 Sunday to Thursday | 11:00 to 22:00 Friday & Saturday

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