Jiufen is a popular tourist town about one hour outside Taipei. It is crowded every day year round but it particularly unbearable on weekends and holidays. I traveled there with my in-laws on a weekday afternoon. Apart form the stunning views of the mountains and ocean, as well as the iconic Amei teahouse, the corridor with shops and food is unsurprisingly generic. Most of these photos are not from the covered walkway, which could exist in Miyajima or Causeway Bay as easy as it could be in Jiufen.
My last drains diary in Taiwan was back in 2012 , and I looked forward to updating it with a couple new finds: