Maokong – A Location for Tea-for-Two

The Taiwanese are fond of their tea and love to climb hills overlooking their hometowns to take in a “night view.” Put these two together, stipulate that you do not want to drive more than one hour, and Taipei residents still have a large number of choices. One of the most popular is the historic tea-growing area around Maokong in the southwestern part of the city.

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4 Rescue Cat Cafés in Taiwan Cat Lovers Can’t Miss!

Taiwan has long been a destination for cat lovers, ever since the first cat café opened its doors in Taipei in 1998.  Since then, the trend has swept across Japan with the rest of the world recently catching on.

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Taiwan’s Architecture Comes of Age

Architecturally speaking, Taiwan was looking towards the future.So what does the future hold for Taiwan’s Architecture Scene?  

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Bar Surfing Taipei Cocktail Festival Unveils the Uniqueness of Taiwan’s Cocktail Scene

Taiwan Scene recently sat down with Fay Chen, spokesperson of the Bar Surfing team to learn about the creation of this celebratory social event, as well as the history of cocktail making in Taiwan.

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Danish Photographer Bundles Love for Taiwan in Time Lapse Video

Henrik is a professional photographer. Since late May, when A Taste of Taiwan, was posted on Facebook, it has been shared more than 1,600 times.

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Taiwan’s Craft Beer Scene (Part Two)

We begin part two of our Taiwan Beer Exploration not by heading south from Taipei City, but by heading north to Keelung to celebrate a craft brewery calling that city home.

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Taiwan’s Craft Beer Scene (Part One)

For lovers of craft beer, there’s never been a better time to visit Taiwan. From north to south, a growing number of small breweries have opened shop around the island, each creating their own small-batch brews of craft beers.

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Getting the Most from Ghost Month in Taiwan

Ghost Month, as the name implies, lasts a full thirty days and has several associated festivals. In this article, we’ll be talking about the traditions, taboos and individual festivals associated with Ghost Month in Taiwan.

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Beer Tasting Night at Taiwan Scene

It was a Friday night to remember at the MyTaiwanTour office. Beer was involved, lots of it, extremely high-quality beer sent to us by craft brewers around the island.

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Getting a Handle on the Taiwanese “Hamburger” (Guabao)

Guabao is an Taiwanese underappreciated snack. What English-speakers often call “the Taiwanese hamburger” is available in every town and city, but certainly not on every street, nor even in many night markets.

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