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Friendship that Sails across the Ocean of Generation

One afternoon, we received a box that was addressed to Logan, one of our tour guides. Upon opening it, we saw a huge stack of children’s books and picture books. Looking at the sender’s name, I did a good search in my mind and located the name of Pin Yoon, one of our clients who had just finished he

Tour Guide like a Breeze ── Our Tour Guide Irene

Spending time with Irene is like coming across a gentle breeze—a light yet incredibly refreshing and healing touch. The experience in the financial industry makes Irene a detail-oriented person. Due to her past hard-working days at the financial industry, Irene is very detail-oriented. Before every

Taiwan: The Best Destination For LGBT Travelers In Asia

Are you curious about why Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage? Do you want to hang out with your friends in a totally gay-friendly destination? If you want to say yes to these questions, come visiting Taiwan and get ready to be surprised by how gay Taiwan is! It’s t

What You Need to Know About the Novel Coronavirus in Taiwan and Travel to Taiwan (updated on 12 Mar)

Should I Visit Taiwan Now?
At this moment, the risk of traveling to Taiwan is low and we have confidence in our epidemic prevention system. No country advises against travel to Taiwan. All the attractions, public transportations, restaurants, public shops and public places such as hospital are operating as usual. The biggest difference is that many places/businesses are taking extra precautions such as below to protect visitors.
1. Checking your temperature before you enter the places/shops/hotels…etc.
2. Prepare hand sanitizer for visitors.
3. Encouraging their staff to wear face (surgical) masks.Read more What You Need to Know About the Novel Coronavirus in Taiwan and Travel to Taiwan (updated on 12 Mar)

Recommended Itinerary for Trekking Lovers (8D7N Taiwan Itinerary)

Travelers are usually surprised by a fact: Taiwan has a total of 268 mountains thar are over 3,000 meters! In fact, over 50% of Taiwan is mountainous, so the island is a heaven for mountaineers! From low-altitude and flat trails to the highest mountain in northeast Asia, Jade Mountain (Yushan), no m

[Taiwan Tour Guide] Let’s have a yummy Taiwan trip with “Yummy”

This tall, super tanned, and full of laughter person is our Taiwanese tour guide Yummy. His name always make people wonder what the story behind it is. The reason is simple enough—he has a big appetite. In order not to fail this interesting and impressive name, Yummy likes to take the clients on a f

[Taiwan Tour Guide] Clint: Travel Is the Interaction with Life

“Please do take care of Clint well. He is a treasure of your company!” A customer once gave this feedback. It makes you wonder what the Taiwan tour guide who receives this praise is like. Clint is always calm and at ease. Thanks to this trait, Clint is always easy to get along with. 5 years ago, he

A Promise Is A Promise: A trip that has been waiting for over 40 years.

Last October, my client Asher who is from Israel had been diagnosed with lymphoma. He must do the relevant examination and treatment as soon as possible; therefore, he had to cancel his scheduled trip to Taiwan. At that time, my mother also did chemotherapy in the hospital, so I understood his situa

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【Flavor of Taiwan】What the locals eat in Taiwan? – Part 1

When looking for restaurant recommendations abroad, travelers always fantasize about a “local” who will guide them to the best and authentic meal. Today, as locals like us, would like to show you what we love to eat in our real lives. Stir-Fried Dishes Restaurant 台式熱炒 Stir-friend dishes restaurant i

Ubike: An unforgettable journey in Taipei
One person, one weekend and an Ubike: An unforgettable journey in Taipei

Brad is a senior executive at a multinational company. He frequented Asia a lot on business trips but this was his first time in Taiwan. Since he only planned a weekend in Taiwan, he hoped to use this limited time to travel to Taiwan’s landmarks as well as experience the life as a Taiwanese. Therefore Amy the tour consultant, helped him organize a basic one day trip in Taipei and a one day trip in Yangmingshan (Yang Ming Mountain). What Brad enjoyed the most was when we took him to experience Taipei’s very own UBike!Read more One person, one weekend and an Ubike: An unforgettable journey in Taipei

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Once Home Always Home

Once Home Always HomeSince their trip was during the Easter vacation, the hotel booking should be prioritized. In order for them to feel like home as well as avoid the exhausting commute between Kaohsiung and Mei-nung, Core found the family a Mei-Nung’s local B&B modified from an old Tobacco Building. What’s more interesting was that the B&B’s owner turned out to be a distant relative of Madame Shinglien! We can only call it serendipity.Read more Once Home Always Home

A trip to find one’s roots – Paying one’s respect in Zhushan (竹山)

How would it be possible to locate her grandfather’s grave site though? Lily provided us with the English pronunciation of her grandfather’s name but it wasn’t enough because it could be translated into anything! A name in Chinese was needed. Afterwards, she managed to find an old photo with a portrait of her grandfather and his Chinese name. After Nancy went online and did a search, she found out that he was a prestigious person. Lily’s grandfather was the County Magistrate of Nantou from 1964 to 1966. Under his reign, a song of Nantou County was even composed! During the Japanese colonial period, he founded the Zhushan clinic (now called the Zhushan General Hospital) He was once also a Presbyterian Minister of a Presbyterian church!Read more A trip to find one’s roots – Paying one’s respect in Zhushan (竹山)

Taiwan as A Present Full of Love – Thai Family's Taiwan Trip

What’s interesting was that when Sumalee decided to choose Topology Travel, she did a comparison between us and other travel agencies. She admitted that our price was higher than the others, but so was the quality of our service. In addition to the information that Allan provided, Sumalee could also feel that Allan treated her more like a friend than a client. While she was struggling between price and service, Allan gave Sumalee an interesting response:Read more Taiwan as A Present Full of Love – Thai Family's Taiwan Trip

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[Useful Info]How We Select Unique B&Bs for You? – Must-Stay Excellent Accommodation

We’ve been lucky to find these B&Bs that we are really in love with. And we would like to share these places with our guests if they decide to travel in Taiwan. We have long been searching for like-minded hostel owners to build up a shareable philosophy — while traveling in Taiwan, every person and place our guests will have encountered should leave them an impression that is affectionate enough to trigger any travel memories. Read more [Useful Info]How We Select Unique B&Bs for You? – Must-Stay Excellent Accommodation

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How Do We Pick and Train Our Tour Guides?

A tour agency is nothing without its tour guides. Traveling with a seasoned guide can completely change your understanding of a destination and make your trip smoother and more brilliant.

We got sense of achievement from these lovely gifts and believe that we did the right things – Using the way we like to interpret the real Taiwan and let our guests have a wonderful time with family or friends under the good care of our tour guides.
Read more How Do We Pick and Train Our Tour Guides?

【Our Tour Guide】The Live-And-Learn Guide Named Fred

Fred used to be a seaman when he was young; he traveled around the world and befriended people everywhere. Today, he is a seasoned guide of Topology Travel who comes back to his homeland to introduce Taiwan to travelers from all over the world. At the age of 66, Fred is already a grandpa. He is well

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Years of Eternal Joy – How we design a family trip for a group ranged from 6 months to 70 years old?

Even though they all lived in the US, the family reunited only a few times in any given year. This week that they spent as a group back at their homeland after leaving Taiwan so many years ago, staying in the warmest guesthouses, enjoying collective meals, and laughing together, bonded them closer and left sweet memories for a lifetime.Read more Years of Eternal Joy – How we design a family trip for a group ranged from 6 months to 70 years old?

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Acts of Altruism – How an American couple brought their Asian daughters to Taiwan to experience the Taiwanese culture

Amy was her first meeting with Jennifer’s family and seeing that the two daughters were Asian while their parents were not. Amy speculated that Jennifer’s trip to Taiwan this time was also to provide the two daughters with an opportunity to experience authentic Taiwanese culture.Read more Acts of Altruism – How an American couple brought their Asian daughters to Taiwan to experience the Taiwanese culture