Visit Taichung 2nd Market in Taipei

Taiwan has many places of interests that we can visit and we are always enjoyed sight viewing in our Travel. Today we are going to show you where we went while in were in Taichung 2nd Market. Hope to show you with some photographs as to have a vision of this place.

Bus transport
Taichung Station
Tin can man
Tea Collection
Taichung City
Taichung 2nd Market

That’s all for today’s article. We hope you have enjoyed viewing these pictures and we will be back again to show more of our Travel’s photographs. If you had been to this place, please kindly share your comments as we love to hear them.

Side Note:

COVID-19 pandemic is currently here to stay until we get 100% people to cooperation together as to eliminate it. But sadly, this seems to be an impossible task since we will never be able to get 100% cooperation from every single human in the world to see this objective. However, we should never be despaired as those of us who want to be safe and sound can continue to do our duties of preventive measures against getting the infection.

Today we watched the video by our founding Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew made in 2003 about the outbreak of SARS and how important it was for Singapore to face as one the health and economic crisis that Sars brought “regardless of race, language, or religion”. The founding Prime Minister had added: “We had people who broke the quarantine, but we had a cooperative population. It was a population that knew that survival was at stake and cooperated with each other and with the Government.” These were the most encouraging words that had embedded in our minds and we had great respect with what he had said.

Today as we are facing similar situation like SARS, therefore we have to have to give our cooperation to survival this ordeal. We sincerely hope each and everyone of us will remember what our founding father had said to us and we should all be bonded as one people to outcome all obstacles we are facing today! We should never allow this bad situation deter us from doing what is right for Singapore as we brave ourselves against this COVID-19 disaster. With the right effort and persistent, we will definitely be able to overcome this crisis.

In the midst of this crisis, we are indeed sad to read about bad things happening around the world as we are fighting against this virus. We sincerely pray that people will see each others as HUMAN and do the right thing for one another in current crisis. No matter what races or religions we are, basically we are plainly just human to one another and should never be treated differently. It is due to discrimination by some people which has caused problems worldwide and being indifferent result in chaos. Instead, people should just treat one another as human being. We pray that one day it will come for everyone to realize there is no difference between one human to another and it will be peace for the world.

Treat others like how you want them to treat you!

Yes! We all should be doing that! We remembered those younger days when we were living in kampongs and everyone knows each others and sharing food among ourselves. Those good old days where we did not even need to lock our doors as we lived harmoniously among us without fear of danger. We really miss those good old days! Guess it is hard to move backwards to those times but we still can maintain such good relationship as long as we all put in a little effort of caring for one another. It will be good for parents to teach their children these values and learn to appreciate one another as human.

It is sad that some of the newer generation of adults are not really understand how to properly discipline their children as allowing them to do what they please. Maybe they think it is better to allow the children to be free but frankly, we think it is better to have some rules and the do’s and don’ts for children as they are pure in thoughts. They do not really know what is right & wrong unless you guide them. Reward and punishment should be carried out justly so they know while growing up. It is not only the duty of the school teachers but also parents to guide the proper path in growing up. Guess nowadays some parents are better off and giving too much freedom to their children and not knowing they might be influenced by bad behaviors from other children.

This is so sad how some children are brought up without much caring and picking up bad behaviors from other children. Without proper guidance from their parents will soon go out of hands as they grow up. You will notice some of these cases while shopping where some children were simply left alone to run around wildly without supervision. This is very dangerous as you will never know what can happen with them doing that especially accidents. Remember that it is your children that will require much of your attention other than the school teachers trying their best to impart the right knowledge of behaviors and upbringing.

We all know one bad apple spoils the bunch!

We should never allow such thing to influence you! Looking at the COVID-19 crisis, every single person’s effort can help to prevent further spreading even though we can’t get 100% cooperation! Just do your part as you will be helping others to avoid being infected as well as yourself to be safe. We hope you will abide to the simple rules even though the Circuit Breaker had ended and we are now in Phase 1 for opening up businesses and schools. Be safe and have a lovely day ahead!

  1. Wearing masks whenever you are in public as a preventive measures.
  2. Washing hands with soap frequently as to eliminate the virus staying on your hands.
  3. Do social distancing from others as it helps to prevent the spread of infection without close contact.
  4. Do not touch your eyes, nose and mouth before you wash your hands with soap as it will be the source of entry for the virus to get you infected.
  5. If you need to sneeze, please use a tissue or otherwise bend your elbow and sneeze in between there.
  6. Should you have fever, cough and shortness of breathe, please do consult a doctor. Remember to wear mask when doing so.
  7. In order for more effective contact tracing, please do download the TraceTogether app for those who are staying in Singapore. This will actually eliminate those unknown sources as well as allow you to be informed should you be exposed to someone having the infection.
QR code for contact tracing app in Singapore

Orchid Live Seafood Meal

Read from the Food King’s recommendation of Orchid Live Seafood regarding their Lobster Porridge signature dish and was looking forward to get our stomach ready to enjoy. Came to branch at 1 Bah Soon Pah Rd in the afternoon and ordered the Saver Menu.

Saver Menu at Orchid Live Seafood

As listed, it came with the Lobster Porridge, Steven Chicken, Live Patin Fish, Mixed Vegetable, Topshell Crispy Toufu and the Red Bean Ice Cream. First dish that came was the mixed vegetable.

Mixed Vegetable dish

This dish was just normal taste like any other zhi cha store you can find in neighbourhood’s coffee shops. Nothing out of the ordinary sort of dish. Next came was the Steven chicken within a minute or so.

Steven Chicken

From the outlook, it was kind of crispy with some seasame seeds sprinkled on top. This dish was pretty tasty as compared with other places we had eaten before. This dish deserved a 4 out 5 stars since it suited our taste. Next dish that came was the Lobster Porridge.

Lobster Porridge

It came rather fast after the Steven Chicken. Each of us was served with a small bowl of porridge. Since this was the main star’s attraction of Orchid Live Seafood, we had high hopes that it would be as what others had described. After taking our first taste, the expression of our faces were filled with disappointment. It was rather bland and not as what others had reviewed online as well as the Food King. Well, I guessed it would be like the saying goes: One man’s meat is another man’s poison. So as for tasting food concern, it might not be like the same for everyone. But since it was a celebration for my mum’s birthday, the disappointment was rather hard to take. Next dish that came was the Topshell Crispy Toufu.

Topshell Crispy Toufu

As for this dish, it was just as normal as what you could get from hawker’s center. Nothing special about this dish though. The final dish was the Live Patin Fish.

Live Patin Fish

Regarding this final dish Live Patin Fish, the meat was not sweet and soft as we would normally tasted for fresh fish. Therefore our rating would just be 2 out of 5 for it.

Other than the Steven Chicken, our overall rating for this entire meal would just be 2 out of 5 as we had looked forward having this celebration. If I have to make a choice, I will not be coming back again since not able to get what we imagined the taste would be like.