Almond Shaved Ice

Almond Shaved Ice (xìngrén dòufǔ bīng 杏仁豆腐冰) Tainan is hot, and keeping cool in this city is a job that fans and air conditioners alone cannot always handle. Sometimes you have to cool down the body from the inside by eating some ice. Taiwan has several kinds of shaved ice. One of the premier places … Continue reading

City God Temple

City God Temple (Chénghuáng Miào 城隍廟) The front door of this temple perhaps sits closer to the street than any other in Tainan. All the action (or at least traffic) of Qingnian Road whizzes by this temple in a constant furry, making it one of the most environmentally-integrated temple exteriors in the urban landscape of Tainan … Continue reading