8 Pasalubong-Perfect Treats From Taiwan

Bring home some of the island’s finest treats.
by | October 03, 2017

Here’s something savory for a change: Crispy bak kwa — paper-thin strips of pork jerky mixed with almonds for a nutty and crunchy twist. This is a salty-sweet snack that locals and foreigners just couldn’t get enough of. You’ll find out why when you get a taste of it.

Where to buy: The best crispy bak kwa in town can be found in Kuai Che, a Taiwanese specialty store, which has branches littered across Taipei. They’re packed in vacuum-sealed plastic bags, so you wouldn’t have to worry about stashing them in your luggage.

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Andy Flores is a pathological penny pincher with impulse shopping and binge-eating tendencies. She’s constantly saving up for new adventures, so she dabbles in writing jobs here and there. Her not-so-secret dream is to be an extra in a big Bollywood movie.

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