Atha Yoga

Atha Yoga There are not an abundance of yoga places  in Tainan, but there are a few studios around. Ananda Marga yoga studio, for example, has been around for a while serving the northeast side of town. More centrally located is Atha Yoga which has just moved into a new building on Fuqian Road, directly … Continue reading

Dehua Hall (Dehua Temple)

Dehua Hall (dé huā táng 德化堂) This building originally dates from 1837, but has been renovated many times. I’ve always liked this temple from the outside. I like the long wall and the simple, low-lying architecture. There’s something very simple, unassuming and peaceful about the place. The lack of colorful dragons and deities adorning the roof should tell … Continue reading

The Underbridge

The Underbridge (Qiáo Xià 橋下) There’s a line in the movie Swingers in which they ask why all the cool bars in LA are difficult to find and never have a sign. The first part of the equation – difficult to find – seems true for Tainan as well. It also seems to help if the place … Continue reading