Pride Hopping this Fall? Here’s Why Taiwan Should Be Your First and Only Stop

Taiwan Pride is one of the rising stars of this movement. This year the annual pride parade takes place in Taipei on October 26. Here are a few things to learn about the Taiwan Pride before the parade.

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Not Another Hipster Café : Taipei’s Old-School Coffee Shops

Taipei has become a paradise for coffee lovers. Here, we explore five coffee shops that have remained standing in Taipei since as early as the end of World War II.

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Making their voice heard: indie group TUDI-VOICE is highlighting inequality and social issues across Taiwan

Taiwan Scene chatted to indie group ,TUDI-VOICE, about their hometown, Changhua, their process and what we can expect from them at 2019 World Music Festival.

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Teacher’s Day in Taiwan: A Modern Take on a Confucian Tradition

September 28 is the birthday of Confucius, the founder of Confucianism, and appropriately it is also celebrated as Teachers’ Day in Taiwan. On his birthday, people in Taiwan pay tribute to the great educator to remind us to always uphold and maintain the traditional virtue of respecting our teachers.

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Autumn in Taipei: Calendar of Good Times

There’s never a bad time to visit Taipei, but when the weather cools and the culture flows, autumn might just be the best season of all to see what the city has to offer.

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5 acts to see at 2019 World Music Festival in Taipei

From local favorites to international stars, here’s who you need to check out at the 2019 world music festival at Taipei Dajia Riverside Park.

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Celebrate the beauty of the eastern coast at Taiwan East Coast Land Art Festival

Taiwan East Coast Land Art Festival, a celebration of local indigenous art, music, culture, identity and more in Taitung.

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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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72 Hours in Taitung County: Culture, Sightseeing & Touring in the Taitung City & Zhiben Hot Spring Region

Rick Charette Oh, the things you can do That are good for you! With 72 hours to use In Taitung/Zhiben, wandering footloose Isolated from the more heavily populated areas of Taiwan by the towering central mountains, the East Coast region is fondly referred to as Taiwan’s “backyard garden.” Here is a sampler buffet of the…

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An End to Loneliness: One String to Entwine Destinies

WORDS BY Tu Hsinyi TRANSLATION BY Joe HenleyPHOTOS BY Huaug Jianbin, Liang Zhongxian The well-known Taipei Xia-Hai City God Temple (台北霞海城隍廟), Longshan Temple (艋舺龍山寺), and Zhaomingjing Temple (照明淨寺) in Taipei are meccas for people looking for love or marriage, attracting not only Taiwanese but also foreign tourists.  Are you still seeking your significant other? The romantic Qixi (Chinese…

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