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Postby BeachBoy » 10 Jul 2012, 23:09

When I travelled in Eastern Europe (Ukraine, Russia, etc...), I was able to hire advanced students in English as guides. (I hate packaged tours and getting herded around.) Is anyone aware of similar options in Taipei or Tainan? And what would be a fair day's wage?
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Re: Guides

Postby asiababy » 10 Jul 2012, 23:33

The people at Topology are worth contacting:

Topology is a committed group of young, and young at heart, people who have joined together to achieve a dream: Invite people to Travel in Real Taiwan! We want to share with you the true Taiwan, allow you an opportunity to travel deeply through an introduction to many meaningful places and through the interaction with local Taiwanese people. You will enjoy the hidden history and culture of the Taiwanese. We offer you more than just travel.

We are a Tour Guide leader, unique in our approach! Our personalized itineraries include local hidden attractions, off the beaten trail. We expose people and places where you can interact, taste, feel and experience local and traditional Taiwanese life. Our excursions offer you genuine dining and shopping experiences: night markets, traditional food vendors and restaurants, local artisans and crafters, and even some evening entertainment.

So, join us! We are a fun resource of learning about the historical, cultural and social expressions of Taiwan. Read the feedback from those who have already experienced real Travel in Real Taiwan!
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Re: Guides

Postby cfimages » 11 Jul 2012, 07:13

asiababy wrote:The people at Topology are worth contacting:

Seconded. They are fantastic. I used them when a client was here last month for a 4 day trip and they made life a breeze.
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