Energie für mein Formosa900 Training 

Ich zähle schon die Tage bis zum Start des Formosa900 – einer Radtour rund um Taiwan. Ihr könnt euch sicher denken, dass dieses Vorhaben eine super Motivation ist viel zu trainieren. Ich war letzte Woche etwas erkältet, aber sonst trainiere ich jetzt täglich wenigstens noch ein Stündchen. Zusätzlich fahre ich jeden Tag gemütlich mit dem…

Radsport Botschafterin Taiwan’s

Radsport Botschafterin Taiwan’s Gute Neuigkeiten! Meine nächste Reise nach Taiwan steht kurz bevor! Am 11. November 2015 fliege ich wieder nach Taiwan. Dort werde ich vom 14. bis 22. November 2015 am Formosa900 teilnehmen – einer Radtour rund um Taiwan! Ich freue mich rießig auf dieses Abenteuer. Meine Teilnahme wird vom Taiwan Tourismusbüro gesponsert. Mehr…

Ein Orchideen-Reisebericht

(In Deutscher Sprache – This post is only available  in German language) Liebe Leser/innen, in diesem Beitrag möchte ich von meiner zweiwöchigen Reise nach Taiwan im Oktober 2013 berichten. Während der Reise hatte ich nicht genug Zeit zweisprachig zu bloggen und habe daher nur auf Englisch geschrieben. Jetzt nehme ich mir die Zeit für eine…

Day trip in Taichung

My trip through Taiwan is nearing its end. Today I went on a day trip with my Taiwanese friends from Feng Chia University. The boyfriend of one of the girls was so nice to drive us around. This morning I took a train from Kaohsiung to Taichung. At the train station I met my friends….

One day in Kaohsiung

Today I finally had a day without any plans: just time to visit Kaohsiung and to relax a bit! In the morning I went to Pier 2 Art Center in Kaohsiung. It is a large area of warehouses at the harbour that can be reached easily be MRT. Many houses are painted on the outside…

Visit at Dachi Orchids and Hakka culture

Today I continued my Orchid research. I visited Dachi Orchids in Pingtung County. I also got to see a bit of the surrounding nature and culture after my visit to the orchid plantation. Dachi Orchids is a family business that exists since 1988. They specialize on growing beautiful Phalaenopsis Orchids. When I arrived there, they…

Visit at Taisuco Orchids

This blog post finally really focuses on Orchids! 🙂 I had a company visit at Taisuco Orchids today. Also I will briefly talk about my visit to Longshan Temple in Taipei in the morning: I stood up early today to visit Longshan Temple, a large temple in Taipei which I had already visited in 2011….

Shilin Nightmarket Taipei

I am in Taipei now, today I would like to share some nightmarket images with you! Beforehand a bit more about Orchid Island: Yesterday, right in the morning, my host took me to a trail in Orchid Island to search for Orchids. We ventured into the forest, even a bit off the trail. But unfortunately…

Beautiful Lanyu (Orchid Island)

I arrived to Orchid Island today! It is a small island in the southeast of Taiwan. Yesterday I took a train from Kaohsiung to Taitung. I then planned to take a plane to Orchid Island (Lanyu). Unfortunately it was not that easy. I asked the tourist information at the Taitung station how to get to…

Yellow Duck and Orchids in Kaohsiung

Today I left Alishan and took a train from Chiayi to Kaohsiung. I will stay in Kaohsiung for one night before I continue my journey to Orchid Island. I left Alishan with the first bus at 9:10 am in the morning. I bought the bus ticket at the 7-11 in the park. The bus departs…