The Ricardo Taipei office is located near the Ximending shopping centre which has been hailed the "Harajuku" of Taipei. This pedestrian shopping haven is part of the city's central culture, hosting a massive variety of fashionable clothing shops and eclectic restaurants, clubs, and bars.
It's one of the most popular destinations for tourists, and accessible from Exit 4 of Ximen Station, a 5-minute walk from Ricardo Taipei office. The area is very popular with tourists and locals alike and is famous for its street performances and exhibitions.
The Chengzhong Market is also nearby, and is known to the older generation as a treasure-hunting paradise. This market offers shops and stands selling clothing, accessories, general supplies and food. Due to its variety of products, and its location between the Ximen and Taipei Main Station Shopping Districts, it has something for everyone.
Taipei is a mecca for adventurers and nature lovers. Bisected by northeast Asia’s highest mountains and with the rushing rivers and sheer cliffs of the east coast, this hidden paradise of outdoor pursuits is starting to attract more adventurous people from Asia and the rest of the world. As well as a haven for trekkers and mountaineers, the island also offers excellent conditions for a range of activities, from mountain biking and kayaking to paragliding and surfing, with many grassroots operators springing up to meet the needs of people.
Yangmingshan National Park is one of Taiwan’s eight national parks. Originally known as Grass Mountain. In addition to extensive open land filled with flora and fauna, the park is home to an extinct volcano, the Seven Star Mountain. Other essential sights include hot springs, cherry blossom trees, sulfur deposits, venomous snakes, fumaroles, and numerous hiking trails.