Getting the Most from Ghost Month in Taiwan

Ghost Month, as the name implies, lasts a full thirty days and has several associated festivals. In this article, we’ll be talking about the traditions, taboos and individual festivals associated with Ghost Month in Taiwan.

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Beer Tasting Night at Taiwan Scene

It was a Friday night to remember at the MyTaiwanTour office. Beer was involved, lots of it, extremely high-quality beer sent to us by craft brewers around the island.

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Getting a Handle on the Taiwanese “Hamburger” (Guabao)

Guabao is an Taiwanese underappreciated snack. What English-speakers often call “the Taiwanese hamburger” is available in every town and city, but certainly not on every street, nor even in many night markets.

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A Guide to Taiwan Craft Beers:These are our recommendations for summer of ‘18

Taiwan Scene has compiled the following list as an easy guide for Taiwan craft beers. Now, have a recommendation on us:

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The Chishang Autumn Harvest Festival: Culture, Beauty And World Class Entertainment

Taitung County’s Chishang is known for bicycling, beauty and agriculture. But in October, it’s known for something else: An annual harvest festival filled with food, culture and world-class entertainment, The Chishang Autumn Harvest Festival.

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In Appreciation of Taiwan’s ‘National Dish’—Braised Pork Rice

Text by Yawen Cheng Photo by Jr Tan Lin Just what goes into making the perfect bowl of braised pork rice? Let us break it down for you. The beginning of February was cold. A group of people had gathered under the Banyan tree near the Cisheng Mazu Temple, waiting for Auntie Ah-Kui’s braised pork rice…

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A Tale of Cocktails: Five of Taipei’s Freshest Bars

Taipei is a particularly easy place to party, with loose alcohol regulations making it possible to enjoy a drink pretty much anywhere in the city.

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Glamping for Kids in the Heart of Taipei

MyTaiwanTour and Grand Hyatt Taipei are teaming up to offer a free voucher good for a Family Adventure Package at the Grand Hyatt Taipei! Details at the end of article!

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