Honoring Children’s Day in Taiwan, Taroko Gorge to be Child-Proofed

April 1, 2019: Citing concerns that not enough is being done to encourage families with small children to experience the majesty of Taiwan’s most famous scenic area, Taiwan’s Ministry of Unspecified Services has announced joint plans with local authorities to Child-Proof Taroko Gorge for this year’s Children’s Day Festival. On April 4th, 2019, Nineteen kilometers of the famous gorge stretching from the Taroko Park Visitor’s Center westward past the village of Tienxiang will be filled with approximately fifteen trillion colorful plastic balls, turning the most visited stretch of Taiwan’s most beloved scenic area into a child-friendly ball pit.   

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Taiwan or Thailand? A Mostly-Objective Travel Comparison

As a writer who lives in Taiwan and has traveled extensively in Thailand (most recently on an eight-day trip to Chiang Mai and the surrounding area), I thought it would be useful to compare and contrast these two countries from a travel perspective, answering the following questions:

How are Taiwan and Thailand different?
How are they similar?
Which place is better for what kinds of travel?

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Literature Is Alive and Well in Taiwan!

Though it’s become fashionable to declare the death of print media, visitors to this year’s Taipei International Book Exhibition would probably disagree with the sentiment. According to Taiwan’s Ministry of Culture, 580,000 people attended the 2019 event, which ran from February twelfth through the seventeenth. It’s an impressive number, but not totally shocking. Taiwan is…

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2017 Top 30 Moments of MyTaiwanTour

With the arrival of 2018, we want to review these memorable moments we’ve been through in 2017, hoping to meet all of you again here in Taiwan!

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2016 Top 30 Moments of MyTaiwanTour

This year we’ve hosted more than 10,000 guests all over the world and received 400+ 5-star reviews on TripAdvisor. On the last day of 2016, we want to review these memorable moments we’ve been through, hoping to meet all of you again here in Taiwan!

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2015 Top 30 photos of MyTaiwanTour

Before we say goodbye to 2015, don’t forget to review the memorable moments we’ve been through again! This year, families around the world came to Taiwan and created many precious & loving memories! Let’s share the love and wishing a Happy 2016!

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