Located in southern Taiwan, surrounded by South China Sea and Pintung County, Kaohsiung is a seaport city with vibrant history and attractions. With a bustling city to one side and sprawling seaside vistas to the other, Kaohsiung is a city of diverse interests.
Begin with a hearty American breakfast at Arkansas Diner — and by hearty, think tater-tot scrambles and biscuits. The atmosphere is casual, cozy and affordable, but most importantly, within walking distance of Love River.
After a filling breakfast, walk along the heart of Love River, taking in views of the city from the bridge while planning your next move. Stroll along the walking paths for some extra exercise and pop in the various cafés located along the bank. Get out on the water by boat or trek back into the heart of the city for more sightseeing.
Famous for its parks, the Tuntex Sky Tower is a focal point of the city and impressive skyscraper. Take in the view and shop around Kaohsiung’s local shops and markets.
Shopping options in the city range from high-end shops to the Liuhe Night Market, a must visit. This bustling shopping hub is a quintessential Taiwan experience. Taste-test and shop street cuisine and pick up gifts for friends and family back home at this quirky market.
Bleisure — it’s a term we’re all familiar with these days. After all, millennials drive the rising trend, combining business and leisure trips regularly. Take a few days to decompress in a new destination after a hectic schedule of meetings and business.
Spring in Philadelphia is a beautiful time. The flowers are blooming, there are people out enjoying nature and Philadelphia’s festival season begins. There are festivals year-round; however, the spring festivals draw much bigger crowds and get Philadelphians ready for a fun and enjoyable summer. Each festival is unique and it’s worth attending as many as possible to fully enjoy the city.
ONCE THE FINAL MEETING WRAPS and the last contract is signed and sealed with a handshake, what’s next? Do you catch a flight back home or do you take advantage of the destination? If your next business trip is to Italy, we suggest adding a few more days to explore the country’s most amazing hot spots. Make time for more than a mouthwater- ing Italian meal in these three cities.
Book the Night on a Glacier experience, available May–September, from Off the Map Travel, to not only spend a one-of-a-kind night in a one-of-a-kind destination, but also enjoy your chance at seeing Norway’s magnificent polar bears.