8 questions with the creators of Taiwan’s first-ever eco-friendly sky lantern

Taiwan Scene recently sat down with Shao to learn about the creation of this eco-friendly sky lantern, as well as the history of Pingxi in Northern Taiwan.

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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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Mai Mien Yen Tsai Restaurant: Michelin Bib Gourmand Purveyor of Classic Qiezai Noodles

Since Mai Mien Yen Tsai (賣麵炎仔) had been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of the Michelin Guide Taipei, the owner of the restaurant- Ye Haichuan’s life had changed.
TAIPEI met up with him to discuss the origins of the Ye family enterprise, their food menu and service philosophy, and what the unexpected Michelin culinary laurels mean for the business.

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Dreaming of Food in Taipei: YouTube Star Ku of Ku’s Dream Shares His Love of Local Taiwanese Eats

TAIPEI met up with this multilingual internet sensation, YouTube Star Ku of Ku’s Dream, on Yongkang Street (永康街) to discuss his life in Taipei and what he thinks of local Taiwanese food.

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Travel Insider: Tour Guide Kelly Lin

Recognizable for her short hair, Kelly joined MyTaiwanTour more than five years ago. She blends in depth knowledge of Taiwan with humor, making her an ideal tour guide to introduce Taiwan to visitors. However, being a tour guide is not just about introducing Taiwan to the world, it’s about introducing the world to Taiwan. Seemingly…

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Travel Insider: Business Development Director

What impression do you get of MyTaiwanTour give you? Warm? Professional? Just like Rome, brand impression wasn’t built in a day. To MyTaiwanTour, Product Manager and BD director Daria is the Augustus who built our brand image. She accompanied us through the challenge of rebranding, optimizing products and holding special events. In other words, her…

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Travel Insider: MyTaiwanTour Tour Guide Zoe

For nearly a year and a half at MyTaiwanTour, Zoe’s mission as a tour guide has been introducing Taiwan to foreigners. She shoulders the responsibility of promoting Taiwanese culture to travelers from all over the world. Through this job, Zoe falls in love with Taiwan more and more each day. Zoe’s background is very different…

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Taiwan’s First Professional Underwater Cetacean Photographer

The winner of the London Natural History Museum’s 2017 Wildlife Photographer of the Year People’s Choice award went to Ray Chin of Taiwan for his image of a humpback whale and her calf. Chin is Taiwan’s first professional underwater photographer specializing in dolphins and whales. The award is the best validation of years of efforts chasing these creatures under the sea.

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