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Free Things to Do in Amsterdam

Free Things to Do in Amsterdam

As anyone who’s ever planned a trip to Amsterdam probably already knows, the Dutch capital can be an expensive place to visit. Surprisingly, however, there’s still a lot of fun, free things to do there, from boat rides to concerts…even jazz improv sessions!

Silvergrass, a Sea of Flowers, and Hot Springs: A Private Guided Tour of Taipei

Silvergrass, a Sea of Flowers, and Hot Springs: A Private Guided Tour of Taipei

On our last day in Taipei, we went searching for silvergrass at Yangminshan National Park, waded into a sea of flowers at the Guandu Flower Festival, and had a wonderful soak in Taipei’s famous hot springs.

Tours from Taipei: Sky Lanterns, Waterfalls and Wishes in Shifen

Tours from Taipei: Sky Lanterns, Waterfalls and Wishes in Shifen

Various legends surround the origin of sky lanterns in Taiwan. One says that a well-known general, surrounded by foes in a desperate battle, once used sky lanterns to call for help from allies beyond the enemy’s perimeter.

Taipei Night Tour: Huaxi, Longshan Temple, Taipei 101 and Din Tai Fung

Taipei Night Tour: Huaxi, Longshan Temple, Taipei 101 and Din Tai Fung

Our Edison Tours “Taipei Night Tour” started at the infamous snake alley & ended with an enormous delicious dinner at the Taipei 101 branch of Din Tai Fung.

Tours from Taipei: Tea Houses and Red Lanterns at Jiufen Old Street

Tours from Taipei: Tea Houses and Red Lanterns at Jiufen Old Street

Our Edison ToursĀ “Chiufen Village & Northeast Coast Tour” included a stop at Jiufen, an old gold mining town famous for lantern-lined streets & tea houses.

Tours from Taipei: The Nanya Rock Formations and Taiwan’s Northeast Coast

Tours from Taipei: The Nanya Rock Formations and Taiwan’s Northeast Coast

Our Edison ToursĀ “Chiufen Village & Northeast Coast Tour” included stops at the Bay of Two Colors, Bitou Cape, and the Nanya Rock Formations.