Guide to Taiwan Lantern Festival 2023 in Taipei: 10 must-see lanterns

Taiwan Lantern Festival 2023 (Feb 5-19) has returned to Taipei after 23 years! This article will guide you to a full lantern tour in Taipei.

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The Most Scenic Mountain In Taiwan — A Full Guide To Alishan

The five wonders of Alishan’s beauty—railway, sunrise, cloud sea, sunset and sacred trees, attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world. In this article, we provide a full guide for you to plan your trip to this beautiful mountain.

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Hiking In Taiwan For Beginners — Xiluan Mountain

Despite ranking at 92nd among the top 100 mountains in Taiwan, Xiluan Mountain takes determination and perseverance to conquer and to appreciate the beauty of this mountain.

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Cooking and History With The Amis Tribe in Tafalong, Hualien

The East Rift Valley between Hualien and Taitung is one of the prettiest and most laid back parts of the country. In this article, we bring you to the Amis Village of Tafalong in this area to try and make some traditional Amis dishes and learn more about the tribe.

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The Matsu Islands

If you want to visit the Matsu islands, here are some travel tips and spots about Dongyin and Dongju to make you enjoy the trip much more!

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The Mother Goddess of Taiwan

Mazu worship is concentrated along China’s southeast coast, in Taiwan, and amongst the Chinese diaspora of Southeast Asia. According to legend, back in the late 10th century a mortal lass living along China’s southeast coast, named Lin Mo-niang (林默娘), went into a trance and magically saved seafaring male family members who’d been caught out at sea in a storm. Soon thereafter she ascended to heaven, becoming an immortal. (There are many legend variations; learn more in the “Mazu” Wikipedia entry.)

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Savor Fresh Farm-to-Table Produce on This Aboriginal Cooking Tour

Visit Tafalong and join a farm-to-table feast where you will gain a deeper understanding of the Amis customs and food culture.

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A happy accident: a first experience of Taiwan Pride

Taipei takes acceptance beyond the scope of nightlife; it’s a place where identity can be lived, rather than designated a few hours of a Saturday evening.

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Finding Local Flavor at Taipei’s Beer Cafes

I’ve lived in Taipei for twelve years, not as long as some scions of the expatriate community, but long enough to have sunk into a groove running comfortably between my apartment and a few favorite cafes and restaurants.

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