The Taiwan Scene Guide to Taiwanese Tea

Nowadays, Taiwan’s tea production is still going strong, with around 20 percent of the world’s oolong tea being produced here, along with the mass production of green tea, black tea, pu’er and specific varieties produced exclusively here in Taiwan such as Tieguanyin and Dayuling. Don’t know what any of these are? Pop the kettle on and read on to get clued-up on all things Taiwanese tea.

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Taiwan Knows Food: A Guide to Taipei’s Michelin-Worthy Night Markets

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.

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Three Alternative Ways to Experience Food in Taipei

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.

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4 Classic Ice Cream Shops in Taipei

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.

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Take a hike: the best hiking trails in Taiwan

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.

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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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Michelin Guide Showcases Taipei’s Thriving Culinary Scene: From Street Eats to Tasting Menus

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.

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Summer in Taiwan: Calendar of Good Times

Summer is a wonderful time when festivals are all over Taiwan.
Here’s a few festivals that TaiwanScene list for you.

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In search of the elusive Formosan black bear in Taiwan

Hualien from the airplane window was lovely enough to warrant a full day’s exploration, but on that day we would only be passing through. We were headed further down south in search of the elusive Formosan black bear (台灣黑熊). Without even stopping for coffee, we left the city by train, bound for the town of Yuli.

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Everything You Need to Know about Dragon Boat Festival in Taiwan

Falling on the fifth day of the fifth month of the lunar calendar, Dragon Boat Festival is a holiday that involves racing Dragon Boats, eating zongzi and more.

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