Gods Rush In at the King Boat Festival

A swath of fireworks exploded simultaneously. The drums began banging together, joined by gongs and cymbals. A thousand balloons were suddenly released from a spot on the southern end of the beach as people clapped. The drumming stopped. Those still possessed began to come out of their trances, all at once, and reverted to being human. Red sashes were shed.

The Thousand Year Grandfather had arrived!

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Seven Taiwan Night Markets Everyone Needs to Visit

Getting slightly less attention were the 36 establishments awarded Bib Gourmand distinction, ten of which are humble stalls from several of Taipei’s famous night markets.

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Fruit Tourism is Taiwan’s Ripe New Trend!

Wondering where to go during the hot summer months? Consider visiting one of Taiwan’s growing regions to experience the sweet fun of fruit picking.

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Holy Conflagrations: Boat Burnings at Taiwan’s King Boat Festival

Pingtung County’s Donggang Township will be the scene of the King Boat Festival, held every three years, from October 28 to November 4 this autumn, 2018.

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Indigenous Culture, not Food, is Taiwan’s Top Tourist Attraction

Robbins, who hails from Los Angeles, is an expert on Taiwan’s indigenous peoples. In 2005, she set up Tribe-Asia, a website that features indigenous handicrafts and cultural tours to indigenous communities.

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Driving in Taiwan: What Every Visitor Needs to Know

Folks looking to explore the breadth and depth of greater Taiwan will find no more efficient mode of travel than the humble rental car.

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A Dialogue Between Ingredients and Cuisine Interview With Taiwanippon Chef, Tatsuya Ono

In the restaurant, Taiwanippon (赤綠), it’s a cinch that there’ll be customers there from at least two countries: Taiwan and Japan, and, indeed, the cuisine here has helped build a friendship that transcends national boundaries.

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Eight Amazing Ways to Celebrate New Years in Taiwan

Taiwan Scene explores eight ways to spend the holiday in Taiwan.

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Birdwatching In Taiwan: Advice from expert to novice

Why Taiwan is one of the best spots in Asia – and maybe the world – for birdwatching.

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First Dawn Flight, Tribal Rites and Beautiful Taitung: A Unique Way to Spend New Years in Taiwan

There are plenty of ways to experience New Years in Taiwan, but few will wind up being as unique, epic and culturally enlightening as a full day tour incorporating a private sunrise flight.

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