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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10 Ways to Evade and Escape Taiwan’s Summer Heat

For some people, embracing the heat isn’t always the best option. For these readers, we’d like to offer a few suggestions to help them escape Taiwan’s summer heat entirely.

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A brief guide to shopping (and bargaining) in Taipei

If Taiwan had a national pastime, shopping would be it. To say that our cities are filled with shopping districts is an understatement. In some parts of Taipei, for example, it’s impossible to state with any real certainty where one particular shopping district ends and the next one begins.

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An Island of Festivals – Exciting Music Events Around Taiwan

Taiwan might not yet have the summer open-air music-festival culture of Europe, nor do its major cities yet boast the 24/7, all-genres-all-the-time live-music culture of aural hubs such as New York, London, or Berlin. However, recent years have witnessed a surge in the number of fests, which are being put on all over the island. …

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Three Taipei spots for a leisurely stroll

Ella Fitzgerald famously sang “Summertime and the living’s easy.”  But the combined heat and humidity in Taiwan’s capital city can sometimes make leisure of the outdoor variety a chore, and unless you plan to spend your daylight hours underground (totally possible in Taipei; the mall under Taipei Station heads north for about a mile), you’ll have to face the heat.

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The Old Taipei – Introducing the City’s Dadaocheng Area

If you want to know more in general about a foreign place, you want to ask a local. If you want to know more about the culture and history of a foreign place, you want to ask a local expert. Travel in Taiwan recently did just this, paying local historian Zhuang Yong-ming a visit to learn more about one of Taipei City’s oldest districts, Dadaocheng, before going on an exploration tour of the area.

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Pedaling Along -The Green, Smart Way to Move About and Get to Know Taiwan

Bicycling has become one of the most popular leisure activities in Taiwan over the past decade or so, and because of this popularity, riding has become increasingly convenient for both local residents and foreign visitors.

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