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.
As airlines start nickel and dime-ing their way into the world’s wallets, travelers have had to get crafty in order to get around newly enacted add-on fees, especially when it comes to in-flight meals. Since this luxury is no longer guaranteed on some flights, particularly on low-cost, long-haul vessels, and because airport food is notoriously overpriced, passengers pack their own food to bring on these long flights. But what types of food are allowed to pass through security and also last multiple hours on a plane in varying temperatures?
Beyond being a major hub in the global transportation network, Hartsfield-Jackson is also proud to be a major hub for exciting, high-quality retail options through our award-winning concessions program, ATL Skypointe.
I lived in San Francisco during college so coming to visit the city and see all the changes was exciting. The Hotel Zeppelin was built in a once slightly shabby area that has since come alive with new hotels and restaurants for travelers looking for something different. We arrived at noon on a Friday afternoon and were immediately greeted by the hotel staff at the front desk. They were able to accommodate an early check-in, completed in just a few minutes. The lobby is as hip as the hotel name sounds, but it also offered a cozy atmosphere, with a roaring fire and comfy couches and chairs in the lounge area. Unique wall art, statues and lighting remind you of the cool factor.
There are few things as adult-ish as a well-designed living space. When you stop strewing your Ikea coffee table with old magazines and straw wrappers, and start creating a “lewk” that’s more your style, it’s time to invest in a coffee table book. Sometimes pricey, these are not the tomes you curl up with in your cozy chair. They’re often hefty, artistic and fun and, if chosen correctly, a true representation of your own sense of style and interests.
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.