From Oolong to pu’er, Baozhong to Tieguanyin, we spill the tea on all the different types of chá you’ll find here in Taiwan. Tea really puts the “T” in Taiwan. Get it? No, neither do we. Starting articles is hard sometimes. It’s a blank page and you’re just expected to write something. Words out of…Read More
Taiwan’s unique culinary traditions make tasty waves in an episode of the new #Netflix series Street Food, skipping the usual #Taiwanese tropes of night markets and stinky tofu for the lesser-known city of Chiayi.Read More
It’s been said that Taiwan has two seasons: Wet, hot summers and cool, damp winters. Let’s keep it simple, starting with a few basic and usually reliable generalities about Taiwan’s climate.Read More
Probably the number one destination for river tracing groups is Hualien, which is home to the Shakadang river, the Sanzhan River and the Feicui valley. But no matter where you go, if you’re new to the sport, you’ll definitely want to hire the services of a local guide.Read More
Taiwan has thousands of temples, ranging from large multi-story buildings bearing multiple shrines and countless deities to small single-shrine structures barely big enough to fit a single god. Taiwanese temples can be dedicated to Taoist, Buddhist or Confucian beliefs, and often times multiple faiths (and deities) coexist peacefully under one roof.Read More
Prolonged exposure to Taiwan Scene may instill in readers a profound desire to experience Taiwan personally. If these cravings persist, please contact us immediately.Read More
In Taiwan, 7-Eleven’s way more than just a store where you can grab snacks and beer. Here’s a list of things you can do/get that might be useful for visitors.Read More
Night markets are a must-visit for all visitors, and here Taiwan Scene explores all 24 stalls from various Taipei night markets recently listed in the Michelin Guide, including 15 shops that are appearing in the guide for the very first time.Read More
Taipei is a city of food, and it’s become one of the most popular travel destinations in Asia for that very reason. Beyond your standard sitdown restaurant, here are three different ways for you to experience some of the city’s top culinary delights.Read More
During the hot summer days in Taiwan, come and have a cooling icy dessert to beat the heat. These four old, famed ice cream shops in Taipei are sure to full you with sweet memories.Read More
Taiwan is a must-visit destination for fans of the great outdoors. From sprawling national parks to magnificent mountain peaks, whether it’s a leisurely stroll or a more challenging climb, Taiwan’s got you covered. Read on for all you need to know about how and where to hike in Taiwan.Read More
Ever growing as a popular destination for foodies, Taiwan’s culinary scene is up there with the best in Asia, and each of these ten foods is a must-try.Read More
Since Mai Mien Yen Tsai (賣麵炎仔) had been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of the Michelin Guide Taipei, the owner of the restaurant- Ye Haichuan’s life had changed.
TAIPEI met up with him to discuss the origins of the Ye family enterprise, their food menu and service philosophy, and what the unexpected Michelin culinary laurels mean for the business.
Taipei is known for its night markets, beef noodles and dumplings, but what does that mean for Michelin? In the second edition of the Taipei Michelin Guide, over 50 street eats were included in the 58 Bib Gourmand selections.
From shaved ice to modern tasting menus, let the food blogger Joan H. tell you nine Michelin worthy spots that you shouldn’t miss in Taipei.