Applications are open for Spend a Night @ Taiwan’s Presidential Office Building

Mark the Taiwan’s Presidential Office building’s centenary by spending a night under its roof

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72 Hours in Taitung County: Culture, Sightseeing & Touring in the Taitung City & Zhiben Hot Spring Region

Rick Charette Oh, the things you can do That are good for you! With 72 hours to use In Taitung/Zhiben, wandering footloose Isolated from the more heavily populated areas of Taiwan by the towering central mountains, the East Coast region is fondly referred to as Taiwan’s “backyard garden.” Here is a sampler buffet of the…

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8 Things To Do When Traveling With Kids in Kaohsiung

Named one of the best cities to visit in 2018 by Lonely Planet, Kaohsiung is fast becoming one of Taiwan’s leading travel destinations. But is the city a good place to visit with children? You bet! Taiwan Scene explores eight kid friendly activities that are fun for the entire family. 1. Visiting Nature and Animals…

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Cool dip: a quick guide to cold springs in Taiwan

You’ve heard of hot springs, but did you know Taiwan also has springs you can cool off in when the mercury is rising?

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Belle of the Zhiben Hot-Spring Ball The Hotel Royal Chihpen

Words by Rick Charette Let’s spend a little time getting to know a place with a legitimate claim to being Taiwan’s premier hot-spring resort hotel. When the Japanese controlled Taiwan as a colony from 1895 to 1945, they transplanted their love of genteel mineral-spring soaking to the island. A distinctive Taiwanese hot-spring culture then bubbled…

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Taiwan Seen: Henry Gerard of Dida Creamery

For the first installment of Taiwan Seen, we spoke to Henry Gerard, a Taichung-based cheese maker from Los Angeles, who has been making cheese in Taiwan with his wife Brenda at Dida Creamery for the past four years

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Travel Insider: MyTaiwanTour Tour Guide Ting

Ting is one of MyTaiwanTour’s senior tour guides. For four and a half years at MyTaiwanTour, the number of guests he has received has been many and the stories from her numerous encounters with travelers will last long in her memory.

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Travel Insider: MyTaiwanTour Tour Guide Kai

In the two years he’s been a tour guide, from his days as a rookie to the more experienced guide he is now, Kai has had to overcome the emotions and emotional labor of simply being a person, whether in the workplace, with family or in a relationship. Tour guides are people too and have…

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10 foods you need to try in Taipei

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.

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