New Year Shopping in Taipei — Where the Locals Go, What They Buy, and Why

Ready for shopping for the Lunar New Year? Check out where the locals go, what they buy, and Why!

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Ultimate Taipei LGBT Map

On our LGBT map you’ll find a colorful selection of our top queer picks in Taipei of millions. From bars and boutiques to clubs and cafes, there’s plenty to explore. What are you waiting for?

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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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How to Pack for Your Trip to Taiwan

Taiwan is known for its tropical forests, breath-taking mountains, and dramatic sea views. It can be tricky knowing how to pack for so many scenarios but don’t worry. In this article, we’ll help you decide how to pack for your trip to Taiwan!

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Eight More Questions asked on Quora by the Taiwan-Curious

Does Taipei 101 have base isolators to prevent from earthquakes? What are some good gluten free options at Chinese restaurants? Taiwan Scene replied eight common asked questions on Quora by the Taiwan-Curious.

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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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