Mystery drive: Tour offers cab rides to who knows where
August 18, 2014
Published on Aug 18, 2014
By Maggie Hiufu Wong
We've all heard the old adage that travel is about the journey, not the destination.
Now, a travel company in Taipei, Taiwan, is taking the concept so literally that it's not even bothering to list the destinations on its newest city tour.
That's because not even the company knows where its customers will be heading once they've booked a tour.
The company is called Topology and its unique, experiential tour is called the Taxi Diary.
Taipei travel company Topology has introduced the Taxi Diary tour, allowing travelers to ride along and experience the life of a taxi driver for a day while visiting the city's lesser known locations and meeting locals.
'We're going where?'
Though the results can range from mundane to memorable, the Taxi Diary concept is simple.
Customers pay NTD1,000 ($33) for the privilege of doing a ride-along in a local taxi for a four-hour stint.
The tourists travel wherever the taxi is called upon to go by its normal customers.
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